134 Washington St.
24 hours a day
7 Days a week
Home or Hospital
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 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
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
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.
Fortuna & Cartelli, P.C.
134 Washington Street
Middletown, CT 06457
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