About Thomas Cartelli | Middletown, CT Attorney

134 Washington St.

Middletown, CT

Attorneys and Counselors at Law

Fortuna & Cartelli P.C.

Fortuna & Cartelli PC



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Phone: 860-347-5607

E-mail: tcartelli@fortunacartelli.com

Fax: 860-344-1365

Website: http://www.fortunacartelli.com




1989 to Present: The Law Firm of Fortuna & Cartelli, P.C., Middletown CT

1996 to Present: Managing Partner of General Practice Law Firm


Professional licenses and associations


Licensed to practice law in Connecticut, Florida & Colorado. Admitted to Federal Bar Second Circuit

1997 to Present: Connecticut Bar Association

1995 to Present: Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association

1989 to Present: Middlesex County Bar Association, Board of Directors 1997 to 1999, Chariman of Entertainment Committee 1991-2014.


Special honors


Special Masters Appointment - Middlesex County Superior Court appointed position to assist in mangaging court caseload by meeting with legal counsel for plaintiff and defendant to evaluate, mediate, and negotiate the settlement of personal injury cases


Legal Counsel Appointment - Assigned by Administrative Judge of Middlesex County Superior Court to take physical control of, manage and wind-down a Middlesex County law firm which was being operated by an attorney whose license was suspended. Duties included notifying and counseling clients of disbarred attorney, securing and managing client files, legal records, and law firm financial accounts and records.


Annual presentation with Middlesex County Assistant State Attorney at Clinton Connecticut Police Department Citizens Police Academy. Purpose of presentations is to educate and counsel members of the public on law, policies and procedures that regulate and control the daily operations of Superior Courts in the State of Connecticut.




University Of Bridgeport, School of Law, Bridgeport, Connecticut

Juris Doctor, Cum Laude, May 1989

American Jurisprudence Award - Criminal Procedure

Outstanding Legal Scholarship Award - Evidence


University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut

Bachelor of Science, Business/Real Estate and Urban Economic Studies, May 1986

Cross Country Team Captain


Public service

20 Hours Pro Bono legal services per year

Member Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce

Member Xavier High School Alumni Association

Guest Speaker Xavier High School Career Night

Cal Ripken Baseball League Coach, 2007 - 2012

Member Essex, Connecticut Lions Club, 2010 - Present

President Farm Hill Estates Lot Owners Association, 2013 - 2015

Middletown 5K Road Race Committee, 2009 - Present; President 2013 - 2014


Personal interests

Coaching youth baseball and softball teams.

Member of the YMCA Triathlon Club.

Participation in Connecticut and United States Triathlon Series.

IronMan, Lake Placid: 2007, 2008, 2019

IronMan World Championship, Kona Hawaii: 2019

Attending therapy dog events/fundraisers/visits with spouse.

Volunteer work with family church.


The Law Firm of Fortuna & Cartelli, P.C. was established by Carl P. Fortuna, Sr., and S. J. Cartelli in 1954.


Since 1954 the Law Offices of Fortuna & Cartelli, P.C. have successfully represented both Injured Parties as well as Defendants, offering Quality and Aggressive Legal Representation, and becoming Connecticut's Personal Injury and Criminal Defense Law Firm.

Legal representation you can trust!

Legal representation you can trust

Fortuna & Cartelli, P.C.

134 Washington Street

Middletown, CT 06457

Meet Thomas Cartelli!

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