John E. Carter, Jr.
John E. Carter, Jr., Esq., is
Director of the Third Department Law Guardian Program. Jack is a graduate of Middlebury College
and Syracuse University College of Law.
He was an assistant counsel for the McKay Commission, which investigated
the riot at Attica State Prison in the early 1970's. He served in several capacities at the Monroe
County Public Defender's Office in Rochester,
including appeals attorney, special assistant in the drug offense
representation unit and chief of the local court section. He was subsequently a regional director of
the Wisconsin State Public Defender's Office, which provides representation for
children as well as for adults, and was a member of the organization's central
management committee. Immediately before
joining the Law Guardian Program of the Appellate Division, Third Department,
he was the founding director of the Law
Center in Albany.
He is a long time member of the New York State Bar Association's
Committee on Children and the Law, which he chaired, and in 2004 received the
association's Howard A. Levine Award for Excellence in
Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare.
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