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Todd Wylie Carpenter

Todd Wylie Carpenter

Practice areas:

DUI & DWI, Criminal Defense, Speeding & Traffic Ticket

About Me

Poughkeepsie based attorney practicing primarily in the areas of DWI defense, criminal defense and vehicle and traffic law violations. 


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2007

  1. DUI & DWI: 50%
    8 years, 100 cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 40%
    8 years, 100 cases
  3. Speeding & Traffic Ticket: 10%
    8 years, 100 cases



Hourly ($250-300/hour), Contingent (33%), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

  • Aaron Gershon Baily

    Ive known Todd for approximately 7 years. Todd is a well respected member of the bar with an excellent reputation as a highly competent, zealous advocate for his clients.


    Aaron Baily Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Anthony C. Cillis III

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Anthony Cillis Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Catalano & Carpenter LLP

4 Liberty Street
Poughkeepsie, NY, 12601


NYCurrently registered 200703/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerCatalano & Carpenter LLP2014 - Present
OwnerTodd W. Carpenter, Attorney at Law2012 - 2014
Senior Associate AttorneyLaw Office of Jonna M. Spilbor, PLLC2009 - 2012

Association NamePosition NameDuration
National College of DUI DefenseGeneral Member2015 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
A-II Felony - Predatory Sexual AssaultClient permitted to enter Francobandera plea and sentenced to 15 years.
Felony DWI, Felony AUO and VOPEntered guilty plea to AUO 1st and probation revoked, sentenced to 6 months concurrent.
Misdemeanor DWI - Jury TrialClient convicted the reduced offense of DWAI (a violation, not a criminal conviction) after jury trial

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas Jefferson School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
Syracuse UniversityCivil EngineeringBS - Bachelor of Science2000

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Representing the Impaired Client: DWI and DWAIDWI2015
2014 DWI UpdateDWI2014