Judge Profile

Martin I. Efman

Judicial Experience:

  • Justice, Supreme Court (Certificated), Supreme Court, Suffolk County, 2013 to 2014; 2015 to 2016
  • Justice, Supreme Court, Suffolk County, Appointed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, 2012 to 2012
  • Acting Judge, Suffolk County Court, Appointed, 2008 to 2012
  • Judge, Suffolk County District Court, Elected, 2005 to 2010; Re-elected 2011 to 2016
  • Judge, Suffolk County District Court, 2004 to 2004

Other Professional Experience:

  • Partner, Efman & Obedin, 1993 to 2004
  • Partner, Efman & Naiburg, 1975 to 1993
  • Associate, Siben & Siben, 1971 to 1975
  • Legal Aid Society of Suffolk, 1970 to 1971
  • Legal Aid Society of New York City, 1969 to 1970
  • Lead counsel, Suffolk County death penalty case, People v. Stephen LaValle

Education:

  • B.A., City University of New York, City College, 1963
  • J.D., St. John's University School of Law

Admission to the Bar:

  • United States Supreme Court, 1978
  • United States District Court, Southern District of New York, 1975
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1972
  • NYS, Appellate Division, Second Department, 1967

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • Past President, Suffolk County Criminal Bar Association
  • Past Chairman, Judicial Screening Committee of the Suffolk County Bar Association
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