Our Town Justices
About Our Justices
Hon. Jeffrey C. Martin is a founding member of McCabe, Martin, Coleman and Ventosa. Prior to this venture and since 1992, Judge Martin was the principal attorney at Law Offices of Jeffrey C. Martin, where he specialized in family law. Judge Martin began his career in 1986 as a litigator with Marvin and Stanton. As an eventual partner, he was involved in all aspects of the practice and had the advantage of working directly with Mr. Marvin and Mr. Stanton, pillars in the Dutchess County civil litigation community.
Judge Martin was first elected to the bench as Justice for the Town of Red Hook in November, 2007. He was appointed attorney for the Village of Red Hook in 1992 where he served for 15 years. Judge Martin graduated from Vermont Law School in 1985, where he earned his Juris Doctorate, and Siena College where he earned a B.A. in Political Science with honors.
He currently serves as President of the Dutchess County Magistrates Association.
Hon. Jonah Triebwasser brings nearly 50 years of experience to the bench as a police officer, investigator, attorney, prosecutor and judge. He is a graduate of the John Jay College of Criminal Justice and New York Law School, and is a member of:
- Dutchess County Bar Association (Past-President)
- Dutchess County Magistrates Association (Past-President)
- New York State Bar Association (Member, House of Delegates)
- New York State Magistrates Association (President-Elect)
He has lectured extensively on legal topics throughout the state and is the author of West Publishing's Criminal Law Handbook (5th, 6th and 7th editions) as well as Magill's Handbooks for Justice Courts.
He has served as Town and Village Justice in Red Hook since 2007.