Judge Profile

James V. Brands

Judicial Experience:

  • Justice, Supreme Court, Dutchess County, Elected, 2003 to 2016
  • Judge, Family Court, Dutchess County, Elected, 1994 to 2002

Other Professional Experience:

  • Asst. Dist Attorney, Dutchess County


  • J.D., Albany Law School, 1968
  • Hartwick College, 1965

Admission to the Bar:

  • NYS, Appellate Division, Second Department, 1969

Individual Part Rules:

Judges Practice:

  • Judge Brands' Rules
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