Mark T. Montanye Esq.
Mark T. Montanye earned his Bachelor of Science in Political Science from the State University College of New York at Plattsburgh and he earned his Juris Doctor from Regent University School of Law in Virginia Beach, Virginia. After graduating from law school, Attorney Montanye served Essex County, New York as an assistant district attorney and later served as an assistant county attorney. He also served as the Essex County Public Defender representing indigent defendants in various criminal matters ranging from traffic misdemeanors to serious felonies. Prior to relocating to Pennsylvania and gaining admission to the Pennsylvania Bar, Attorney Montanye managed a private law practice in Saratoga County, New York where he handled family law and criminal law matters, as well as real estate transactions, formation and management of for-profit and not-for-profit organizations, school law, and employment law.
Attorney Montanye is admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the State of New York. He is a member of the Pennsylvania and New York Bar Associations, as well as the Lancaster and York County Bar Associations. At Trinity Law, Attorney Montanye practices primarily in criminal defense and family law matters. He resides in Mount Joy, Pennsylvania with his wife and family and worships at Mount Joy Mennonite Church.
Areas of Practice
- New York, 1997
- Pennsylvania, 2016
- Regent University School of Law, Virginia Beach, Virginia
- J.D. – 1995
- State University College of New York, Plattsburgh, New York
- B.S. – 1989
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Pennsylvania Bar Association
- Lancaster County Bar Association
- York County Bar Association
- New York Bar Association
- Saratoga County Bar Association
Past Employement Positions
- Assistant District Attorney, Essex County, Elizabethtown, New York
- Assistant County Attorney, Essex County, Elizabethtown, New York
- Essex County Public Defender, Elizabethtown, New York
- Associate, Law Offices of Newell & Klingbiel
- Private Practice, Law Office of Mark T. Montanye, Corinth, New York
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Twelve Angry Men, Cheaper By the Dozen, Bridge On the River Kwai, and Miracle.
Who do you admire?
Father Maximilian Kolbe (“The Saint of Auschwitz”)
Who is among your favorite music artists?
Bono, Chris Tomlin, Lauren Daigle.
What are a few of your favorite albums?
Joshua Tree (U2), The Other Side (No Other Name)
Why did you become an attorney?
To help those in need.
What do you like to do in your spare time?
Kayaking, biking, traveling, spending time with family.
What are some of your favorite foods?
Spaghetti, steak or ribs (on the grill).
What do you like about being an attorney?
Being part of the solution.
If you could go anywhere in the world, where would it be?
Street Lawyer, by John Grisham.
Jelly-Belly jelly beans (black)
If you could order anything for your last meal on earth, what would it be?
“Not until I went into the churches of America and heard her pulpits flame with righteousness did I understand the secret of her genius and power. America is great because America is good, and if America ever ceases to be good, America will cease to be great.” Alexis de Tocqueville – Democracy in America.