POUGHKEEPSIE – Public House proprietor, Paula Young, recently sat with the Honorable Michael G. Hayes to discuss his career in the Justice Court and his candidacy for Surrogate Court.
Judge Hayes grew up in Dutchess County and has practiced law for over 20 years. He is currently Town Judge of LaGrange and the law clerk to the Honorable Peter M. Forman. He has also served as a Trial Prosecutor in the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office from 1993 to 1997.
Hayes is running against Tom Mansfield, a former County Legislator representing Red Hook and Tivoli.