Carmine was admitted to the Connecticut Bar in 2005, the U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut in 2005, and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in 2011.
Carmine is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association Elder Law Section and a member of the Connecticut Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (N.A.E.L.A). For the sixth year in a row, Carmine was selected as a New England Elder Law “Rising Star” by New England Super Lawyers magazine.
In 2011, Carmine was appointed to the Probate Court Rules Advisory Committee. The Committee drafted new rules and revised existing rules regarding probate procedure and practice. The 26-member committee comprised judges, attorneys, court staff, and members of the public.
In 2016, Carmine was one of the authors of the newly revised “Court-Appointed Attorneys in Courts of Probate” manual. Additionally, Carmine serves on the Connecticut Bar Journal’s Board of Editors.
In a decision released February 1, 2018, the Connecticut Supreme Court found in favor of the Carmine’s clients (Paul Valliere et al.) who had challenged the Commissioner of Social Services over a determination from the Department of Social Services (DSS) regarding whether or not a preexisting spousal support order rendered by the Probate Court was binding on DSS.
Carmine received his law degree in 2005 from Quinnipiac University School of Law. He received his bachelor’s degree in 2002 majoring in Philosophy.