"With 26 years as an attorney, representing thousands of people and trying over fifty criminal court cases, followed by the last five years as a judge have provided Judge Trachte with the perfect experience to serve as Orange County's next County Court Judge."
Judge Trachte's experience in Criminal Law spans New York City and five local counties, predominantly Orange County. His experience is well rounded and encompasses multiple perspectives.
Judge Trachte has served as a Defense Attorney, Special Prosecutor, and currently serves as a Judge on the Newburgh City Court.
These experiences have helped Judge Trachte develop innovative and compassionate solutions to the issues facing Orange County residents today. He has increased the use of special “problem solving courts”, where the goal is to reduce punitive actions and instead help citizens in distress resolve situations with community based solutions.
Judge Trachte's lifelong dedication to serving and improving his community began in college when he interned as a legislative aide in Madison, WI (he's on the right looking over his notes).
Judge Trachte's comprehensive legal experience:
Judge Trachte lives in Newburgh with his wife, Elizabeth, and they raised their sons, Davis and Nate, there.
As a Judge, as an attorney and in his daily life - Paul Trachte is committed to treating all people with kindness and respect.
Judge Trachte is an innovative, kind and experienced Judge you can trust.