Martin S. Butcher


Tel: 845-778-2121
Fax: 845-778-5173


Matrimonial/Family Law

Trusts and Estates Litigation


Martin S. Butcher, Esq. is Senior Counsel at Jacobowitz & Gubits, LLP. concentrating in family law and matrimonial cases. Martin has extensive experience handling a wide range of matters throughout the Hudson Valley.

Martin obtained his law degree at the University of Westminster, located on Regent Street in London, where he began developing the research and analytic skills that he now brings to bear for the benefit of his clients. Having moved to the Hudson Valley in 2004, Martin first joined the firm of Kantrowitz, Goldhamer & Graifman, P.C., before moving to the firm of Montalbano, Condon & Frank, P.C., both leading law firms in Rockland County.

Throughout his career, Martin has focused exclusively on family and matrimonial law. Martin has successfully tried numerous complex cases involving a range of issues including child custody, equitable distribution, support, family offenses, and enforcement of existing agreements and Orders. Martin has successfully pursued and defended several appeals before the Appellate Division and the Court of Appeals.

Martin approaches every case with a calm demeanor, pays close attention to the details, and fights for his clients every step of the way. Martin seeks to provide a reassuring and stabilizing presence at what can be a very chaotic time in the lives of his clients. He insists on calls and emails being returned in a timely manner, ensures that his clients are kept informed of the progress in their cases, seeks ways to speed up his cases, all while working as efficiently as possible to reduce the fees incurred by his clients.

Martin regularly writes blog posts and articles aimed at providing concise and understandable information on a variety of topics within family law for those contemplating a separation, engaged in a custody dispute, or looking to enforce a Court Order. A selection of his writing can be found here.

Martin is admitted to practice in the State of New York.  He is a member of the New York State Bar Association and the Rockland County Bar Association.  He serves on the Board of Directors for the Rockland County Bar Association and the Legal Aid Society of Rockland County. Martin was the chair of the Family Law Committee of the Rockland County Bar Association before he moved his practice to Orange County.  Martin is also a member of the BNI Rainmakers Group based in Goshen, New York.


  • New York, 2006


  • Westminster University, London, England
    • LLB with Honors – 2004


  • New York State Bar Association
  • Rockland County Bar Association