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Carmel Kappus

Carmel represents individuals injured by negligence, defective products, and civil rights abuses.

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Carmel brings a unique array of experiences from the private, governmental, and non-profit sectors, where she has represented victims of sex abuse, personal injury, products liability, police misconduct, and more.

Carmel’s global approach to the practice of law provides a bird’s eye view of the legal landscape that benefits clients and the firm. Her experience as defense counsel representing health care providers in complex medical liability, civil rights, and general negligence cases gives her a unique perspective when representing plaintiffs. As a Staff Attorney with The Legal Aid Society of NYC, Carmel previously defended clients accused of misdemeanor and felony charges. And in her work as Assistant State Attorney for Miami-Dade County, she prosecuted complex domestic violence crimes.

Carmel attended the State University of New York at Buffalo as an undergraduate and law student. She earned her J.D., cum laude, in 2012 and a Bachelor of Science in business administration, summa cum laude, in 2009. While in school, Carmel was a valued member of the Golden Key International Honor Society and the Tau Sigma National Honor Society.

Memberships

  • Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association

Practice Areas

  • Civil and Human Rights Litigation
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Product Liability

Education

  • University of Buffalo School of Law, J.D., cum laude
  • University of Buffalo, B.S., summa cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • Florida

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York