WATKINS GLEN – Schuyler County Attorney Steven Getman has announced his appointment of Montour Falls resident Sophie Marmor as an Assistant County Attorney.
In this role, Marmor will join Getman in representing Schuyler County in civil litigation, family court prosecutions and related matters.
Marmor has been an attorney since 2013. Prior to joining the County Attorney’s office, she served as an assistant district attorney in both Chemung and Schuyler counties, a member of the Chemung County Public Advocate’s office and as a Judicial Intern in New York State Supreme Court.
Getman said, “I am honored to have an attorney with Sophie’s education and experience working for our office. I am confident that she will represent Schuyler County government effectively and ethically.”
Marmor stated “I am proud to be joining County Attorney Getman’s office. Having known Mr. Getman and his staff for a number of years, I have been impressed with their integrity and commitment to the taxpayers, children and families of Schuyler County.
In addition to Getman and Marmor, the Schuyler County Attorney’s staff consists of first assistant county attorney Kristin Hazlitt, of Hector, as well as secretaries Ramona Cunningham and Brandy Bower.
Marmor is a graduate of the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and of Stern College for Women, Yeshiva University, magna cum laude.
In addition to her attorney duties, Marmor has served as a member of the Schuyler County Coalition Against Underage Drinking and Drug Use, a teacher at the Jewish Community School of the Twin Tiers and as Captain of the Yeshiva University NCAA III 2008-2009 Varsity Fencing Team.
The County Attorney is the legal advisor to all county officials and prosecutes and defends civil actions by and against the county. In addition, the County Attorney prosecutes family court cases involving child abuse and neglect, juvenile delinquency and child support violations.