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Margaret Carlo

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Central Islip, NY

The Law Office of Margaret Carlo, P.C.
98 Carleton Ave
Central Islip, NY 11722
Phone: 631-434-1500
Fax: 631-434-3200
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2022
Licensed in New York Since: 2009
Practice Areas: Family Law
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Attorney Profile

A compassionate and zealous New York family law attorney, Margaret Carlo is the person behind the law firm bearing her name. She has focused her practice on Family and Matrimonial law for her entire legal career and has handled a variety of sophisticated legal matters involving high net worth divorces, contested child custody, property division, marital agreements, spousal support, paternity, family mediation and post-decree modifications.

Majoring in criminal justice, Ms. Carlo earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Pace University, New York, in 2001. She completed her legal education at the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University in 2006 and obtained her license to practice in New York in 2009.

Ms. Carlo possesses a vast amount of litigation and negotiation experience. She has a record of securing favorable decisions for her clients both in and out of the courtroom.  She is bilingual and serves a predominately Hispanic Community as an advocate for Latinos navigating the complexities of the legal system.  She is fluent in English and Spanish.

Driven by a desire to help those in need, Ms. Carlo served as an advocate for the Suffolk County Coalition Against Domestic Violence and also helped disadvantaged children in Brazil for a few weeks. She takes pride in the valuable relationships she has built with the people in her community.

Ms. Carlo was a member of the board of directors of the Suffolk County Bar Association’s Pro Bono Foundation. She is currently a member of the Long Island Hispanic Bar Association, the Hofstra University Alumni Organization, the Suffolk County Bar Association, and the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers in addition to the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York and New York State Bar Association.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Paternity, Mediation & Collaborative Law


1 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2022

About Margaret Carlo

First Admitted: 2009, New York

Professional Webpage:

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Suffolk County Bar Association, Board of Directors, Pro Bono Foundation, Present

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Hofstra University Alumni Association, Present
  • New York, 2009 
  • Long Island Bar Association, Former President, Suffolk County Chapter, Present 
  • New York State Bar Association, Member, Present
  • Suffolk County Women's Bar Association, Present

Educational Background

  • Pace University, New York, New York, B.S., Major: Criminal Justice 
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Office Location for Margaret Carlo

98 Carleton Ave
Central Islip, NY 11722

Phone: 631-434-1500

Fax: 631-434-3200

Last Updated: 9/7/2022

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