Joan D. Merry


Joan Merry was appointed a part-time Assistant District Attorney in January of 2013, and previously from April 2001 to March 2006. As a part-time prosecutor, Ms. Merry's responsibilities include representing the People in 16 local criminal courts throughout Steuben County.

Ms. Merry is an associate at the law firm of Shults in Shults in Hornell after graduating from New England School of Law in 1997, and SU.N.Y at Utica/Rome in 1991. Ms. Merry has been a lifelong resident of Steuben County.

Ms. Merry is a member of the New York Prosecutors Association, the New York State Bar Association, the Steuben County Bar Association, and the Allegany County Bar Association and has been the past President of the Steuben County Bar Association.


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