Attorney Duffy

David D. Carto

David D. Carto brings more than 40 years of litigation insight to the practice of commercial law, criminal defense, employment law, administrative law, labor and employment law, personal injury law and wrongful death. He is licensed to practice in all Ohio state, federal and appellate courts.


419-524-9811 Ext. 34



Practice Areas

  • Civil Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Criminal Defense
  • Employment Law
  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Personal Injury Law
  • Workers Compensation Defense
  • Wrongful Death


  • 1981, Ohio; U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern District of Ohio


Law School:

  • Case Western Reserve University, J.D., 1981


  • Ohio Wesleyan University, B.A., History, 1978


  • Richland County and Ohio State Bar Associations


  • Recipient, Student Advocacy Program Award, International Academy of Trial Lawyers, 1981
  • Research Editor, Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law, 1980 -1981


  • “The Monroe Doctrine in the 1980’s: International Law, Unilateral Policy, or Atavistic Anachronism?” 13 Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law 203, 1981
  • Kiwanis Club of Mansfield, Board of Directors 1983-87, 2002-04, President 1989-90
  • Mansfield Art Center, Board of Directors 1986 -96
  • Discovery School, Board of Governors 1987-97 (Chairman 1995-1996)
  • Kingwood Center Gardens, Administrative Board of Trustees 1997-present (Chairman 2008-present)
  • USSA Region IV Alpine Ski Racing, Inc., Board of Directors 1997-2011
  • United States Ski & Snowboard Association Alpine Official, Technical Delegate Level 2; Central Division Alpine Sports Committee 2013-2020
  • Rehabilitation Services of North Central Ohio, Board of Trustees 2000-2008 (Chairman 2005-2007)
  • Richland County Foundation Board of Trustees, 2012-2021
  • Richland County Bar Association Certified Grievance Committee -1990-2013, (Chairman 1995-1996)
  • Richland County Law Library Association, Board of Trustees, 2002-present.
  • Richland County Law Library Resources Board, 2010-2018