• Port Jervis City Court Judge (2015-2020)
  • Presides over OC Court Connections (a mental health court)
  • Serves on Attorneys For Children panel representing the interests of minors in many kinds of court proceedings (a judicial appointee under the supervision of the NYS Appellate Division; requires extensive training in family law representation)
  • Practicing attorney with 15 years of experience
  • Owns/operates private practice (employs two other legal professionals)
  • Former protege to current OC Family Court Judge Victoria B. Campbell prior to her election to the bench
  • Former Guardian Ad Litem representing the interests of incompetent persons (judicial appointment)
  • Former Court Evaluator, an investigator for the court (judicial appointment)

FAMILY/COMMUNITY

  • Lifelong Port Jervis resident
  • Married to Sarah (who served on the Port Jervis Common Council), with whom he shares three young children (Olive, Charlie & Alice)
  • Member, Metauque Falls Sportsman Club
  • Founder/Inaugural President, Outdoor Club of Port Jervis
  • Volunteers his legal expertise to local non-profit efforts & pro bono clients
  • An avid outdoorsman who enjoys hiking, fishing, and boating
  • Coaches his son’s team, the Port Jervis Raiders, in the Orange County Youth Football League

POLITICAL

  • Won election over a 6-year sitting judge in 2014
  • Active Orange County Republican
  • Port Jervis Common Council (two terms)
  • Campaign Chair, Dennis Simmons for Legislator (2013, 2009, 2005)
  • Campaign Chair, Port Jervis City Court Judge race (2008)
  • Campaign Team, David M. Hoovler for District Attorney (2013)
  • Port Jervis Republican Committee (2004-2014)

15 Jersey Ave, Port Jervis, NY 12771