District Attorney:
Chad W. Brown

First Assistant District Attorney:
Amanda Nellis

Assistant District Attorney:
Vincent Sena

Assistant District Attorney:
William Berger

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Address:
County Office Building
 223 West Main Street 
Johnstown, NY 12095

Phone:
(518)736-5511

Fax:
(518) 762-2042

District Attorney FAQ

District Attorney Chad W. Brown (sworn in January 2017).

District Attorney Chad W. Brown (sworn in January 2017). As the Chief Law Enforcement office in Fulton County, the District Attorney is responsible for prosecuting all crimes in Fulton County, which is made up of 10 town courts, 2 city courts and County Court.

Beside the District Attorney, there are 4 Assistant District Attorney's responsible for various courts throughout the County and support staff, including 2 Crime Victim Advocates and a Crime Analyst.

The District Attorney’s Office works with local, state, and federal police agencies to assist in the enforcement of laws and the prosecution of criminals.

TRAFFIC TICKET
REDUCTION REQUESTS

If you have been charged with a traffic violation other than Driving While Intoxicated or Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs, you may be eligible for a reduction of your charge or you may be eligible for the Traffic Diversion Program.

To apply for a possible reduction to your traffic ticket, you can send a written request to:

The Fulton County District Attorney's Office
223 West Main Street Johnstown, NY 12095

Please fill out and follow the instructions on the traffic reduction request form.

When your letter is received by the District Attorney’s Office, complete with all of the requirements listed on the traffic reduction form, it will be reviewed and a written offer will be mailed to you. Due to the large number of requests received by the District Attorney’s Office, it may take up to two weeks to receive a response.  

Please call the local court where the ticket is pending to get your appearance date adjourned if you are hoping to do this through the mail.

If you choose to accept the offer from the District Attorney’s office SIGN THE FORM AND RETURN IT TO THE COURT. The address for the court is on the lower half of the traffic ticket. If you chose not to accept the offer, contact the court to schedule a trial.

If you have any questions regarding your ticket, you can email Trafficdiversion@fultoncountyny.gov.

Traffic Diversion Program Information Traffic Diversion Program Application Traffic Ticket Reduction Form
Bleecker

1st Tuesday - 5:00 pm
575 County Highway 112, Gloversville, NY 12078

Olsen

(518)725-6897
(518)773-8786 fax

ADA - Vincent Sena

Directions

Town of Broadalbin

1st Thursday
201 Union Mills Road, Broadalbin, NY 12025
(518)883-5131
(518)883-5881 fax

4:00 – Judge William Jennings
5:00 – Judge Joseph W. Gilston

ADA - TBD

Directions

Caroga

2nd Monday 7:00 pm
1840 State Highway 10, Caroga Lake, NY 12032

James Subik

(518)835-4211
(518)835-4221 fax

ADA - Amanda Nellis

Directions

Ephratah

3rd Thursday -6:00 pm
3782 State Highway 10, St. Johnsville, NY 13452

(518)762-6161
(518)762-3358 fax

John Keppler
Jr. Dominic Arena

ADA-William Berger

Directions

Town of Johnstown

1st Wed-5:00 pm
3rd Wed – 5:00pm

2753 State Highway 29, Johnstown, NY 12095

(518)762-6904
(518)736-1592 fax

David R. Edwards

Karen Palmateer

ADA - TBD (felonies)
ADA - William Berger (misdemeanors & traffic)

Directions

Mayfield

2nd/3rd Tuesdays-3:00 pm

75 N. Main Street , Mayfield, NY 12117

(518)661-5254
(518)661-7748 fax

Marjorie Jones
John Papa

ADA - Vincent Sena
ADA- William Berger (all DWI’s)

directions

Northampton

2nd Thursday-3:00 pm

112 S. Second Street , Northville, NY 12134

Paulette Lewek
John Farquhar

(518)863-6921
(518)863-6921 fax

ADA- Vincent Sena

Directions

Oppenheim

2nd Wednesday-5:00 pm
110 State Highway 331, St. Johnsville, NY 13452

Peter Stone
Joanne Capek-Young

(518)568-2837
(518)568-3195 fax

ADA - William Berger

Directions

Perth

1st Monday – 4:30 pm
4th Monday – 4:30 pm (traffic)

1849 County Highway 107 , Amsterdam, NY 12010

Wayne McNeil
Paul Giudilli

843-6977 ext.114
843-5317 fax

ADA - Chad Brown

Directions

Stratford

1st Tuesday-7:00 pm

120 Piceso Road , Stratford, NY 13470

Douglas Gardner
(315) 429-3308

(315) 6429-8326
(315) 429-8326

fax ADA - TBD

Directions

City of Gloversville

Mon (criminal) – 9:00am

ADA - Amanda Nellis (felonies)
TBD

Wed (criminal) – 9:00am
ADA - Amanda Nellis (felonies)
TBD

3rd Thursday 9:00 am (Non-jury)
ADA - TBD

1st and 3rd Wednesdays (Traffic) – 1:30 pm
ADA - William Berger

Traci DiMezza
Corey Dalmatta

3 Frontage Road , Gloversville, NY 12078

(518) 773-4527
(518) 773-4599 fax

Directions

City of Johnstown

Every Tuesday- 9:00 am
Last Wed. – 1:30 pm 

33-41 East Main Street, Johnstown, NY 12095

Brett Preston
Michael Viscosi

(518)762-0007
(518)453-8651 fax

ADA - Vincent Sena

Directions

ADA - Amanda Nellis
ADA - Vincent Sena
ADA - TBA