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Mayo G. Bartlett

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Mayo Bartlett is the Principal Attorney at the Law Offices of Mayo Bartlett, PLLC and  he was a partner at the law firm of Young & Bartlett, LLP, a litigation law firm which focused on Plaintiff’s Personal Injury, Criminal Defense, and Civil Rights matters.  He worked for the Westchester County District Attorney’s Office for more than ten years, and served as a litigator in the Superior Court Trial Division prior to his appointment as the Chief of the Bias Crimes Unit.  Mr. Bartlett has provided hate crime training for the law enforcement community and he works with community organizations and schools to ensure that hate crimes are properly identified, reported, and investigated.  


Mr. Bartlett is a co-founder of SAFE PASSAGE, a youth law forum that brings issues of law and policy to the classroom, and he speaks regularly on the topics of human rights and non-violent conflict resolution.  Mr. Bartlett served on the Advisory Board of the Westchester Holocaust Education Center, assisting the Center in the development of an alternative educational sentencing program for young people who are believed to have been involved in non-violent hate crimes in Westchester, New York and adjoining counties.


Mr. Bartlett has served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Pace Law School, where he taught Moot Court and lectured on Ethics.  He was an active member of the New York State Hate Crimes Coalition, an organization that played a pivotal role in the passage of the Hate Crime Act of 2000, the first comprehensive hate crime legislation in New York State.  Mr. Bartlett is a past Vice President of the Westchester County Bar Association, where he served as Co-chair of both the Criminal Justice Section and the Membership Committee, is a member of the Judiciary Committee, and a past delegate to the New York State Bar Association.  He served as a Director of the Westchester County Black Bar Association, and is a past Chair of the Westchester County Human Rights Commission.  He is a convener of We Are Westchester, a coalition of not-for-profit organizations that focuses on social justice.  


Mr.Bartlett is a Director of the Legal Aid Society of Westchester County, a Trustee of the Music Conservatory of Westchester, a past Director of (Congregations Linked in Urban Strategy to Effect Renewal),  a Director Emeritus of the New York Civil Liberties Union, and he is a member of the African American Men of Westchester.   


Mr. Bartlett is the author of A Day at the Museum, and he frequently spends time working to strengthen communities.



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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    2 years
  2. DUI & DWI: 30%
  3. White Collar Crime: 10%
  4. Civil Rights: 10%
    2 years


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    Mr. Bartlett is possessed of an encyclopedic knowledge of the law. He is a razor-sharp litigator, a genuine leader, who is gifted at bringing out the very best in others. He has an awesome ability to illuminate the most complex of legal concepts to a colleague, a courtroom or to the man in the street.


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Contact info

Law Offices of Mayo Bartlett, PLLC

50 Main Street, Suite 1000
Westchester Financial Center
White Plains, NY, 10606


NYCurrently registered 199303/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
ProclamationWestchester County Board of Legislators2012
Certificate of Distinguished ServiceWestchester County Executive Robert Astorino2012
Herbert G. Cave AwardWESTCHESTER Community Opportunity Program, Inc.2009
Achievement Award-District Attorney's Bias Crime UnitNational Association of Counties2001
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Principal AttorneyLaw Offices of Mayo Bartlett PLLC2013 - Present
PartnerYoung & Bartlett LLC2003 - 2013
Assistant District AttorneyWestchester District Attorney1992 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
Westchester Children's AssociationAdvisory Board2015 - Present
Westchester County Bar AssociationBoard of Directors2012 - Present
Music Conservatory of WestchesterTrustee2011 - Present
Westchester County Bar Association, Criminal Justice SectionCo-chair2008 - 2009
Westchester County Black Bar AssociationDirectorN/A
Theodore D. Young Community CenterAdvisory BoardN/A
Westchester Holocaust & Human Rights Education CenterAdvisory BoardN/A
Legal Aid Society of WestchesterBoard of DirectorsN/A
New York State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Westchester Urban LeagueBoard of DirectorsN/A
African American Men of WestchesterMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Pace University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
Syracuse UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1989
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Is Racial Equality a Reality?Stop & Frisk and the cost of incarceration2013
Dreams Deferred...Reconnecting Youth to School, Work and CommunityChildren in the Criminal Justice System2013
InterviewPolice Shooting2012
Bill of Rights Day CommemorationHate Speech2007