With over 32 years of legal experience focused primarily on family law and civil litigation, Mr. Martin is focused on one goal: to obtain the best possible result for his client. Understanding that his clients are often faced with the most valued treasure, their children, Mr. Martin guides them through legal proceedings to ensure that their legal rights are met. He focuses on providing his clients a listening ear through the most difficult time in their lives and remains compassionate without compromising aggressive representation.
Mr. Martin is a founding member of McCabe Martin Coleman and Ventosa PLLC. Prior to this venture and since 1992, Mr. Martin was the principal attorney at Law Offices of Jeffrey C. Martin, where he specialized in family law. Mr. 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.
Mr. Martin graduated from Vermont Law School in 1985, where he earned a Juris Doctorate, and Siena College where he earned a B.A. in Political Science with honors. During his years at Vermont Law School he was chosen for his superior writing and oral skills to coordinate the mock trial competitions, student teach legal writing and contribute to the school newspaper. While at Siena, Mr. Martin was twice chosen to represent the school in the Harvard Model UN team competition.
Currently Mr. Martin is Vice President of the Dutchess County Magistrates Association and a long-standing member of the Dutchess County and New York State Bar Associations.
As a 10th generation resident of Red Hook, NY, Mr. Martin is proud of his community and works tirelessly to support children and families. For over 20 years he has served as Hearing Officer for multiple school districts. For many years he has served as Judge for late round mock trial teams in the competition sponsored by the Dutchess County Bar Association and as the Rhinebeck Central School’s mock trial team legal advisor. He has also served on the Board of Directors for the Center for Performing Arts in Rhinebeck NY and the Northern Dutchess Residential Healthcare Facility, Rhinebeck NY.
Mr. Martin is a passionate baseball player. After playing Division I baseball at Siena College, he brought that passion back to his community where for over 14 years he coached T-ball, Little League, Senior League, and various levels of tournament play. Mr. Martin resides in Red Hook with his wife Michelle, a wealth manager, and their five amazing children.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2018|
|Partner||McCabe Martin Coleman & Ventosa PLLC||2018 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Dutchess County Magistrates Association||President||2018 - Present|
|Rhinebeck Center for Performing Arts||Board Member||2002 - Present|
|Dutchess County Bar Association||Member||1985 - Present|
|New York State Bar Association||Member||1985 - Present|
|Northern Dutchess Residential Healthcare Facility||Board Member||1993 - 1999|
|Vermont Law School||JD - Juris Doctor||1985|
|Siena College||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1982|
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