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Todd is a partner and founding member of Catalano & Carpenter LLP where he focuses his practie on criminal defense, DWI defense, family law and matrimonial law.


Since being admitted to practice in 2007, Todd has proven himself a succesful criminal and DWI defense attorney, and has been asked to lecture several DWI continuing legal education classes information and instructing other attorneys in the area of DWI defense. 


Todd is also licensed to practice in the the federal courts of the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. 


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Practice areas


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



Hourly ($250-300/hour), contingent (33%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

7 total 

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  • 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
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  • Anthony C. Cillis III

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    Anthony Cillis Criminal Defense Attorney
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NYCurrently registered 200703/13/2015
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