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Joseph Paul Petito

About Me

Joseph Petito Esquire joined the Law Office of Bruce Petito Esquire in August 2007. Prior to this, Joseph was an intern at Legal Services in Michigan, where he gained invaluable legal experience and was able to help those who could not afford to hire an attorney.

As an Attorney for the past six years, Joseph focuses his practice in the areas of Criminal Law, DWI/DWAI,  Family Law, Personal Injury Law and Land Lord Tenant. Joseph Petito has successfully represented hundreds of clients in open Court. In addition to his vigorous and loyal representation at the trial level, Joseph Petito has also been successful on the Appellate level. One of his appeals, was published on the first page of the prestigious New York Law Journal. 

Out side of his thriving legal practice, Mr. Petito is an elected official, proudly representing the Second Ward in, Hyde Park New York--on the Town of Hyde Park Board. He resides in Hyde Park, with his wife Sara and their daughter Kira.


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Practice Areas


  1. Litigation: 20%
    7 years
  2. Family: 20%
    7 years
  3. Personal Injury: 20%
    7 years
  4. Criminal Defense: 20%
    7 years
  5. DUI & DWI: 20%


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

15 total 

  • Hovanes Margarian

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Hovanes Margarian Consumer Protection Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Chase N Morinaka

    Mr. Petito is a well-respected lawyer in the community. I recommend him.


    Chase Morinaka Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Other

Contact Info

Petito & Petito, LLP

2 Austin Ct.
Poughkeepsie, NY, 12603-3601


NYCurrently registered 200803/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
cum laude- Thomas M. Cooley Law Schoolcum laude- Thomas M. Cooley Law School2007
General MemberNational College for DUI DefenseN/A
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerPetito & Petito, LLP2013 - Present
AttorneyLaw Office of Bruce A. Petito2008 - 2012
Association NamePosition NameDuration
National College of DUI DefenseN/A2013 - Present
New York State Bar Association, Family Law SectionN/A2009 - Present
Dutchess County Bar AssociationN/A2008 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
SAUL W. HOLLAND, Respondent, v. CITY OF POUGHKEEPSIE et al., Appellants, et al., Defendants.N/A
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Publication NameTitleDate
New York Law JournalHolland V. City of Poughkeepsie, 3981/082012
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas M. Cooley Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
University of HartfordN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts2003