Mayo Bartlett is an attorney who focuses on litigation. From 2003 to 2013, he was a partner at the law firm of Young & Bartlett, LLP, a litigation law firm which focused on Criminal Defense, Civil Rights and Personal Injury matters.
He worked for the Westchester County District Attorney’s Office for more than ten years, and served as a litigator in the Superior Court Trial Division prior to his appointment as the Chief of the Bias Crimes Unit. Mr. Bartlett has provided hate crime training for the law enforcement community, and he works with community organizations and schools to ensure that hate crimes are properly identified, reported, and investigated.
Mr. Bartlett is a co-founder of SAFE PASSAGE, a youth law forum that brings issues of law and policy to the classroom, and he speaks regularly on the topics of human rights and non-violent conflict resolution. Mr. Bartlett served on the Advisory Board of the Westchester Holocaust Education Center, assisting the Center in the development of an alternative educational sentencing program for young people who are believed to have been involved in non-violent hate crimes in Westchester, New York and adjoining counties.
Mr. Bartlett has served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Pace Law School, where he taught Moot Court and lectured on Ethics. He was an active member of the New York State Hate Crimes Coalition, an organization that played a pivotal role in the passage of the Hate Crime Act of 2000, the first comprehensive hate crime legislation in New York State.
Mr. Bartlett is a past Vice President of the Westchester County Bar Association, where he served as Co-chair of both the Criminal Justice Section and the Membership Committee, is a member of the Judiciary Committee, and a past delegate to the New York State Bar Association. He served as a Director of the Westchester County Black Bar Association, and is a past Chair of the Westchester County Human Rights Commission. He is a convener of We Are Westchester, a coalition of not-for-profit organizations that focuses on social justice.
Mr.Bartlett is a Director of the Legal Aid Society of Westchester County, a Trustee of the Music Conservatory of Westchester, a past Director of (Congregations Linked in Urban Strategy to Effect Renewal), a Director of the Urban League of Westchester County New York, a Director Emeritus of the New York Civil Liberties Union, and and he is a member of the African American Men of Westchester.
- Civil Rights
- Criminal Law
- DUI & DWI
- New York
- English: Spoken, Written
- Of Counsel
- The Law Office of Mark A. Siesel
- Principal Attorney
- Law Offices of Mayo Bartlett PLLC
- Young & Bartlett, LLP
- Partner engaging in litigation.
- Assistant District Attorney
- Westchester County District Attorney's Office
- He worked for the Westchester County District Attorney’s Office for more than ten years, and served as a litigator in the Superior Court Trial Division prior to his appointment as the Chief of the Bias Crimes Unit. Mr. Bartlett has provided hate crime training for the law enforcement community, and he works with community organizations and schools to ensure that hate crimes are properly identified, reported, and investigated.
- Pace Law School
- Syracuse University
- B.S. | Political Science & Policy Studies
- Westchester County Bar Association
- - Current
- Activities: Mayo Bartlett served as Vice President, Director, Delegate to the New york State Bar Association House of Delegates, Co-Chair of the Criminal Justice Section, Co-Chair of the Membership Committee and member of the Judicial Screening Committee
- New York State Bar # 2559789
- - Current
- Westchester Black Bar Association
- - Current
- Activities: Former Director
- Mayo Bartlett's Website Profile
- Law Offices of Mayo Bartlett PLLC Website
- Mayo Bartlett's White Plains DWI Website Profile
- The Law Office of Mark A. Siesel Website