Carner & DeVita helps clients achieve their goals in life and in business. We are a diversified firm, offering a wide range of legal services. While all our areas of practice are threaded together within one full-service firm, each area has its own identity with attorneys who deliver a high level of dedicated representation.

This coordinated approach ensures that all our practice areas draw from the firm’s overall resources. This enables us effectively to address specific legal needs and challenges.

  • Accidents and Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Defective Products
  • Adoptions
  • Business and Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense
  • Matrimonial and Family Law
  • Trust & Estate Planning, Wills, Living Wills, Health Care Proxies and Elder Law
  • Real Estate

Attorneys Dedicated to Defending Your Rights Our clients turn to us to protect their rights. That is the role of the lawyer. At Carner & DeVita, we have been protecting the rights of clients in matters of civil litigation since 1957. Civil litigation involves lawsuits of almost every nature, other than those involving criminal charges brought by the government. Carner & DeVita maintains distinct departments to represent our clients in the various kinds of civil litigation they may encounter.

When you commence a lawsuit, you are called the Plaintiff. When you are called upon to defend a lawsuit, you are called the Defendant. Whether you are the Plaintiff or the Defendant, you can rely on our deep reservoir of experience to represent you in the following areas of civil litigation: ACCIDENTS and PERSONAL INJURY ; BREACH OF CONTRACT; DIVORCE AND FAMILY LAW; ESTATES AND PROBATE; WILL CONTESTS; REAL ESTATE; CONSUMER PROTECTION; AUTOMOBILE LEMON LAW; COMMERCIAL LITIGATION; BOUNDARY DISPUTES; GENERAL CIVIL LAW. Whether you have been injured by a careless or negligent driver, or have sustained an injury due to the fault of another; If you are a company or businessperson with a complaint against a supplier or customer, or a client on the receiving end of such a complaint, we have the personnel and knowledge to properly analyze the issues and address the problem; If you have a question about the ownership of land, or the enforcement of contracts, our attorneys have been addressing similar questions for decades. When it comes to protecting the rights of shareholders of closely held companies, or defending the companies from suits by disgruntled employees, our experience is extensive. Successful commercial and civil litigators combine their broad and extensive experience with superior legal skill. We stand ready to share our skills and experience with you. We are ready to explore the possible alternatives with you, advise you of the likelihood of your success, and undertake the vigorous representation you deserve.


  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Suffolk County Bar Association
  • Nassau County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Trial Lawyers Care (helping 9-11 victims)