Kristen A. Clodfelter, is a graduate of Hofstra University School of Law and practices mainly in the areas of criminal defense and traffic violations. Prior to establishing her our law practice, she was an Assistant District Attorney in the Nassau County District Attorney’s Office. During that time, she prosecuted felony and misdemeanor crimes, drafted and opposed motions, conducted hearings and trials, and worked closely with detectives and police officers.
Kristen began her career in District Court where she handled traffic violations, Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) related offenses and many other misdemeanors including assault, aggravated harassment, reckless endangerment, sexually based offenses and drug related offenses, trying several of them to verdict and conducting many evidentiary hearings in the process.
Rising up the ranks quickly, Kristen was then promoted from District Court after only one year and was assigned to the County Court Trial Bureau, where she exclusively prosecuted felony cases.
After leaving the District Attorney's Office, Kristen went to work for mid-size manhattan firm specialzing in Insurance Defense matters ranging from Slip and Fall personal injury matters to automobile accidents. As she continued her foray into private practice she spent just under a year working for the well repsected office of Kenneth J. Weinstein handling matrimonial matters on Long Island. After exploring some civil specialities she returned to her roots and set up a Criminal Practice of her own. She now hadles matters of all sorts in her own practice based in Garden City.
|Prosecuting Attorney||Nassau County Traffic and Parking Violations Agency||2007 - Present|
|Attorney||Law Office of Kristen A. Clodfelter||2005 - Present|
|Associate||Law office of Kenneth J. Weinstein||2005 - 2005|
|Associate||Faust, Goetz, Schenker & Blee||2004 - 2005|
|Assistant District Attorney||Nassau County District Attorney's Office||2001 - 2004|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Nassau County Women's Bar Association||Member||2016 - Present|
|Hofstra University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2001|
|University of South Florida||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1997|