Prior to becoming District Attorney, David M. Hoovler was a partner in the Chester based firm of Ostrer & Hoovler PC., where he specialized in criminal defense and municipal law.
In addition to the attention he has given his legal career, District Attorney Hoovler has been active in youth organizations, local government, and community organizations.
District Attorney Hoovler’s leadership in the Port Jervis Youth Football League has helped the organization expand its offerings to young people, earning state recognition along the way. He also volunteers for Port Jervis High School’s anti-bullying campaign.
As Deputy Supervisor in the Town of Deerpark, District Attorney Hoovler helped draft long-term financial plans to achieve greater financial stability. He also assisted in the creation of an emergency management response law, making the Town of Deerpark a model for New York State.
District Attorney Hoovler has been a speaker at the annual Association of Towns of the State of New York Winter Municipal Training Conference on various subjects such as emergency preparedness, emergency management, and FEMA reimbursement. He is a graduate and Hall of Fame inductee of Leadership Orange, and has continued his involvement by helping young leaders understand the role and impact that government has on their communities. He is also an adjunct professor at SUNY Orange, where he teaches Constitutional Law and Criminal Justice.
District Attorney Hoovler has served as president on the District Attorneys Association of New York Board of Directors, and is a former member of the New York Prosecutors Training Institute Board of Directors.
District Attorney Hoovler resides in the Town of Deerpark with his wife and three children.
- Graduated Summa Cum Laude, Detroit College of Law at Michigan State University
- Detroit College of Law at Michigan State University Law Review
- Dean Charles King scholarship recipient awarded for academic excellence
- Graduated with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, University of Maryland