Carmel, New York

The Town of Carmel is on the southern border of Putnam County. The population of Carmel as of the 2000 Census was 36,465, and the town is 40.7 square miles. Carmel is approximately 50 miles from Central Park in New York City. The town was settled in 1740. On April 26, 1777, 16 year old Sybil Ludington became a female Paul Revere when she rode her horse through Putnam County warning residents that "The British Are Coming!" There is a statue honoring Ms. Ludington on Gleneida Avenue in the center of town.

The historic Putnam County Courthouse in Carmel was built in 1814. Just recently, in 2008, a new courthouse was constructed next door to the historic building, but luckily, the original remains in all its glory. Guideposts magazine originated in Carmel. An interesting fact about Carmel is that Lake Gleneida in the center of town was formed by ice age glaciers!

The Law Office of Mark A. Siesel specializes in personal injury and criminal law, and we pride ourselves on providing personalized, hands on attention to each of our clients. From the moment the client enters our White Plains, New York offices, through the conclusion of their case by trial, mediation, arbitration or other resolution, our clients are fully apprised of the status of their cases at all times. We offer a free initial consultation to all clients, and are accessible through our two websites, and, three blogs, and by fax, e-mail.

Contact our office at (914) 428-7386 to schedule an appointment for your free consultation or visit our websites at or Our law office is approximately 30 miles from the Carmel Town Hall, and directions can be accessed here.

Parking is easily accessible in the six story parking garage directly behind our building at the corner of Maple Avenue and Chester Street, known as the Chester-Maple Garage.