Attorney David A. Mansfield

Long Island lawyer David Mansfield has extensive experience in defending individuals and corporations in all types of traffic violations cases. Whether it is a DWI, a suspended license, or even a speeding ticket, David A. Mansfield, Esq., strives to provide the quality representation your case deserves.


  • New York, 1978
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, 1980


  • Ohio Northern University, J.D., 1977
  • Phi Alpha Delta
  • Adelphi University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1974

Publications and speaking engagements

  • Co-Author: "Defense of Speeding, Reckless Driving and Vehicular Homicide," Matthew Bender, 1984
  • Regular Contributing Author, The Suffolk Lawyer, Suffolk County Bar Association monthly newspaper
    • "Improper Mobile Phone Use as a Two Point Moving Violation," March 2011
    • "Red Light Camera Notice of Liability," February 2011
    • "Mandatory Ignition Interlock Devices," January 2011
    • "The Buzz Word is Collateral Consequences," May 2010
    • "Changes in NY Graduated License Law," April 2010
    • "Lapse of Insurance," May 2009
  • Continuing Legal Education Annual Lecturer, "New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law"
  • Long Island Vehicle and Traffic Law Blog


  • Suffolk County Bar Association
  • Suffolk County Criminal Bar Association
  • Nassau County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association

Reported cases

  • Village of Muttontown, N.Y., People v. Correia, 140 Misc 2d 813,531 NYS2d 998 (1988)
  • Clarke v. Martinez, 14 A.D.3d 612, 789 N.Y.S.2d 207 2005 N.Y. Slip Op 00393 (2 Dept., 2005)
  • Yezek v. State, Dept. of Motor Vehicles Appeals Board (2 Dept. 2009) 62 A.D.3D. 1017, 879 N.Y.S. 2d 571

Practice areas

  • Criminal defense
  • Traffic violations
  • Driving while intoxicated
  • Speeding
  • Commercial trucking safety violations
  • Suspended or revoked license
  • Reckless driving
  • Moving violations
  • Department of motor vehicles administrative hearings
  • Appeals

Clear your name and your driving record. Contact the firm.

Resolving your case, getting back on the road and clearing your record are your highest priorities when facing a traffic violation. The Islandia law firm of David A. Mansfield, Attorney at Law represents motorists charged with driving infractions and misdemeanor crimes in Suffolk and Nassau counties.

Call (631) 234-1188 or contact the law firm online to schedule your free initial consultation.