The Law Office of Joseph Martin Carasso has a diverse litigation practice.  We handle cases from inception through trial and appeal. We appear in both the state and federal courts in New York, as well as arbitration tribunals and administrative agencies.

Commercial Matters

  • Breach of Contract
  • Collection - obtaining and collecting judgments
  • Debtor’s rights - protecting debtors and defending claims
  • Real estate disputes


Personal Matters


  • Family or Matrimonial litigation in both Supreme and Family Court
  • Estate Related litigation in both Supreme and Surrogate’s Court
  • Personal Injury - Prosecution and defense
  • Defamation and Privacy cases

We are focused on providing the highest quality legal representation that satisfies the client in a cost effective manner. We counsel our clients to avoid litigation when possible, but if necessary, we are prepared to fight aggressively to protect their interests.

Counseling and Transactional Services

  • Contractual Negotiation - We review and advise on all types of contracts and agreements, We can help you develop contractual agreements that protect your interests.
  • Wills and Estate Planning - We draft Wills, Trusts, Living Wills, Power of Attorneys and estate planning documents.
  • Separation and Prenuptial Agreements - We advise, draft and negotiate Settlement, Separation and Prenuptial Agreements in family related matters.
  • Corporate Structure - We assist in the creation of Corporations, Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies.
  • Entertainment and Intellectual Property - We advise on, draft and negotiate contracts for film documentaries. We advise clients concerning copyrights, trademarks and trade secrets and can assist in the registration of copyrights and trademarks. We review, advise, draft and negotiate Non Disclosure Agreements and aid in the protection of company trade secrets.
  • Labor and Employment - We advise on and create programs and policies, including employee handbooks, to ensure compliance with applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations.
  • Computer and Software Technology - We advise clients regarding their technology, how to protect it, how to license it, and how to sell it and or distribute it.