Profile

  • Erik R. Teifke
  • Professor of Practice
  • Criminal Defense Clinic
  • Education
    • Rutgers School of Law
      J.D. 1993
    • State University of New York at Albany
      B.A. 1989
Erik R.  Teifke

Erik Teifke serves as the Second Assistant Public Defender in Monroe County where he has worked since 1995. He handles violent felony, major drug, and homicide cases. He is a frequent lecturer at in-house trainings presented to junior and senior staff at the Monroe County Public Defender’s Office and has created and delivered lectures for the Monroe County Bar Association, the Onondaga County Bar Association, the New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the New York State Defender’s Association.

Erik previously held the positions of Director of the Syracuse University School of Law’s Criminal Defense Clinic [2011-13] and Adjunct Professor at Monroe Community College [2013-15] and is currently a mentoring attorney with the Onondaga County Bar Association’s Assigned Counsel Program.