The Point System and License
Cell Phone Use and Texting Rules
Maximum and Minimum Speed Limit Rules
Changing Lanes Safely and Traffic Control Devices
Right of Way, Turn Signals, and Following Too Closely
Order of Protection
White Collar Crimes
Town Code Violations
EDUCATIONHofstra University Law School
The Johns Hopkins University - Economics degree
ADMISSIONSNYS Bar Admission
Mr. Rutkowski received his Undergraduate Degree in Economics from The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland; later, he earned his Law Degree from Hofstra University in Nassau County and is permitted to practice law in the Courts of New York State.
Upon being admitted to the bar, Mr. Rutkowski worked for an investigative firm before becoming a Suffolk County Assistant District Attorney. He was a prosecutor for over six years, working in the District Court, Case Advisory, East End, and Major Crime Bureaus of the D.A.’s office. As an A.D.A., Mr. Rutkowski prosecuted criminal cases in every court in Suffolk County including District and County Courts, as well as Justice Courts in the Towns and Villages of Southampton, East Hampton, Quogue, Westhampton, Riverhead, Shelter Island, and Southold. As a prosecutor and a criminal defense attorney, Mr. Rutkowski has handled a wide array of criminal cases ranging from simple vehicle and traffic matters to misdemeanors and serious felonies including manslaughter, vehicular manslaughter, rape, robbery, burglary, and homicide.
Mr. Rutkowski has appeared on criminal matters in all jurisdictions on Long Island.
Mr. Rutkowski resides on the North Fork with his wife and young daughter.