Elected Member

William J. Leahy

Albany, NY
NYS Office of Indigent Legal Services (Retired)
Notre Dame, BA
New York University , M. Ed.
Harvard Law School, JD

Teacher, Public School 20, Bronx, NY (1968-1971)

Public Defender, Massachusetts Defenders Committee (1974-1984)

Deputy Chief Counsel, Public Defender Division, Massachusetts Committee for Public Counsel Services (CPCS) (1984-1991)

Chief Counsel, CPCS (1991-2010)

Director, New York State Office of Indigent Legal Services (ILS) (2011-2021)


Areas of Expertise
Criminal Litigation (Criminal Law)