Connecticut Criminal Lawyers

Dean Hanafin
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Middletown, CT Criminal Law Lawyer

Roger Williams University School of LawConnecticut and U.S. District Court District of Connecticut
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Ron Murphy
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New Britain, CT Criminal Law Attorney with 35 years experience

Attorney Ron Murphy is a 1983 graduate of the University of Connecticut School of Law and the owner and principal trial lawyer of Advocates Law Firm. His practice is devoted exclusively to helping people... Read More »
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Allan F. Friedman
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Stamford, CT Criminal Law Attorney with 26 years experience

Quinnipiac University School of LawConnecticut and New York
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Salvatore Bonanno
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Hartford, CT Criminal Law Lawyer with 31 years experience

Hartford Attorney Salvatore Bonanno has over 30 years experience as a litigation lawyer, focusing on the defense of clients facing criminal charges, DUI/DWI charges and domestic violence charges. Located... Read More »
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Lindy R. Urso
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Stamford, CT Criminal Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(203) 325-4487 810 Bedford Street
Suite 3
Stamford, CT 06901
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, DUI and White Collar Crime
Pepperdine University School of Law
Attorney Lindy Urso has a diverse criminal defense practice involving all types of matters in both Connecticut state courts and federal courts within the tri-state area. Admitted to practice in California in 1995 and Connecticut in 1997, he has handled cases ranging from Murder, Racketeering, Rape and Fraud to Narcotics, DUI and simple Assault - and most everything else in between. Attorney Urso has extensive successful criminal trial experience, having achieved numerous jury acquittals for such charges as Murder, Attempted Murder, Assault in the 1st Degree, Sexual Assault in the 1st Degree, Assault on a Police Officer and...
James William Cummings
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Waterbury, CT Criminal Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(203) 754-7779 21 Holmes Avenue
Waterbury, CT 06710
Free ConsultationCriminal, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
At your side, on your side, every step of the way Respected personal, family, business and general practice lawyer James W. Cummings stands by his clients every step of the way. The Cummings Law Firm is the optimal choice for legal representation in the greater Waterbury, Connecticut area and in Litchfield, New Haven and Fairfield counties. Experience, integrity, and community service With over 25 years of legal experience, attorney Cummings listens to your special circumstances, ensures you understand all of your options, and works tirelessly to ensure you are treated fairly and justly. A rare combination of talents James Cummingsâs...
Max Lavit Rosenberg
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Stratford, CT Criminal Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(203) 870-6700 2051 Main Street,
Stratford, CT 06615
Criminal, Bankruptcy, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Max L. Rosenberg works to assist clients in financial distress and those being harassed by collection agencies. He represents clients in all phases of Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy proceedings. Beyond his concentration on bankruptcy he also focuses his practice in assisting consumers with violations of the Federal Debt Collection Practices Act and has extensive experience with divorce mediation, criminal, corporate, and civil litigation, foreclosure defense, and workers compensation. While practicing in New York, Attorney Rosenberg mediated disputes at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and enjoyed arguing in every Borough in New York City as well as Long Island....
Steven Tomeo
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(860) 447-3690 165 State Street
Suite 505
New London, CT 06320
New London, CT Criminal Law Lawyer with 40 years experience
Criminal and DUI
Ohio Northern University
Attorney Tomeo is truly passionate about fighting for the underdog. Whether you are facing DUI charges or assault charges, he has the skills and knowledge required to carefully handle your case.

He has extensive DUI training and has taken many classes on standardized field sobriety testing, including,

The LaPiere course
The C.E.S. consulting breath testing course
He has taken the Mastering Scientific Evidence for DUI Defense, the advanced trial strategy course, and is a Member of NCDD (National College for DUI Defense). In addition to the coursework, Attorney Tomeo along with his partner Jonathan R. Sills, Co-Author the Connecticut Practice Series Book, CONNECTICUT DUI...
Jonathan Sills
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(860) 524-8118 Tomeo Sills LLC
57 Pratt Street, Suite 805
Hartford, CT 06103
Free ConsultationHartford, CT Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
Criminal and DUI
University of Connecticut School of Law
Attorney Jonathan Sills manages Tomeo Sills, LLC's Criminal Defense Division and is also the firm’s lead trial attorney. Attorney Sills has an established record of obtaining Not Guilty verdicts in Felony and DUI Trials. He has been recognized by the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 as one of the top criminal defense trial attorneys in Connecticut. In addition he has been recognized by the National Advocacy for DUI Defense as one of the top DUI attorneys in Connecticut. Attorney Sills has been featured on NBC’s The Today Show as a Criminal Defense Analyst. He, along with Attorney Tomeo, co-author’s the...
Kevin C. Ferry
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New Britain, CT Criminal Law Attorney
(860) 827-0880 77 Lexington Street
New Britain, CT 06052
Free ConsultationCriminal, Construction, DUI and Medical Malpractice
Quinnipiac University
I am 43 years old and have lived in Avon, Connecticut my entire life. My practice is centered around personal injury and medical malpractice litigation. Competitive sports were the spring board for a career in litigation. I have been a competitive athlete as long as I remember and was the only athlete in the State to earn All State Honors in two sports in 1983: Track and Field and Soccer. I have coached girls soccer for six years, earned a "D" coaching license and earned three State Championships at the youth level, Currently I race for a NASTAR...
Ashling Soares
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Fairfield, CT Criminal Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(203) 529-5115 P.O. Box 481
Fairfield, CT 06824
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
University of Miami School of Law
Ashling Soares is a graduate of the University of Miami School of law, cum laude, and is admitted to practice in Connecticut, New York, and Florida state courts, as well as the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut. Ashling earned her B.A. in Sociology from Boston College, where she interned at a private criminal defense law firm. During law school, Ashling worked in the University of Miami’s Children and Youth Law
Clinic, where she represented current and former foster care youth in dependence, health care, mental health, disability, independent living, education, immigration and other general civil legal...
Ron Murphy
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New Britain, CT Criminal Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(860) 348-1900 11 Franklin Square
New Britain, CT 06051
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Legal Malpractice and Medical Malpractice
University of Connecticut School of Law
Attorney Ron Murphy is a 1983 graduate of the University of Connecticut School of Law and the owner and principal trial lawyer of Advocates Law Firm. His practice is devoted exclusively to helping people who have been injured to get justice and compensation; and to helping people who have been accused of misconduct to defend their reputations and liberty. Attorney Murphy represents people injured by Auto Accidents, Legal Malpractice, or Medical Malpractice; and he defends people accused in the areas of White Collar Criminal Defense, Federal Criminal Defense, State Criminal Defense, and Attorney Grievance Defense. Attorney Murphy also handles Commercial Litigation...
Todd A. Bussert
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New Haven, CT Criminal Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(203) 495-9790 129 Church St
#226
New Haven, CT 06510
Free ConsultationCriminal and Appeals
The George Washington University Law School
Kristan Peters-Hamlin
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Norwalk, CT Criminal Law Attorney
(203) 504-2050 37 North Avenue
Suite 201
Norwalk, CT 06851
Criminal, Business, Civil Rights and White Collar Crime
The University of Texas School of Law
Brian Ward
PREMIUM

Middletown, CT Criminal Law Attorney

Quinnipiac University School of LawConnecticut
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Erica A. Barber
PREMIUM

New Haven, CT Criminal Law Lawyer

University of Connecticut School of LawConnecticut
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Daniel Harris Miller
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Waterbury, CT Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(203) 753-1401 228 Meadow Street
Suite 103
Waterbury, CT 06702
Free ConsultationCriminal, Divorce, Family and Probate
Western New England University School of Law
Attorney Miller was admitted to practice law in the State of Connecticut in 2007. He has worked as a Special Deputy Assistant State's Attorney for the Judicial District of Waterbury. As a prosecutor, he had the opportunity to handle and try criminal cases of all types, ranging from infractions to serious felonies. Attorney Miller has experience representing a diverse range of clientele, from individuals to multinational corporations. He is certified through the state of Connecticut as a Guardian Ad Litem (GAL) for both children and adults and has been appointed on hundreds of cases.

Attorney Miller has...
Elia Gregory Cerritelli
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Criminal, Cannabis Law and Personal Injury
Quinnipiac University School of Law and University of Hartford
Gregory Cerritelli is a partner of the law firm Knight & Cerritelli, L.L.C. Before joining his firm, Attorney Cerritelli worked as a litigator devoting his practice primarily to criminal defense, police misconduct and general litigation. He is a member of the bars of Connecticut, New York, and federal District Court (Connecticut). Attorney Cerritelli is also a member attorney with the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) and the Peace Officers Legal Defense Fund. In addition to his private clients, Attorney Cerritelli is a Special Public Defender and has been approved by the Chief Public Defender to represent persons accused of crime...
Scott Allen Leventhal
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Cheshire, CT Criminal Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(203) 606-4372 Cheshire, CT 06410
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
Quinnipiac University School of Law
Advocating for the accused as well as victims of accidents who sustained personal injuries in Cheshire and all across New Haven County. Attorney Leventhal has successfully litigated over a thousand cases and has a proven trial record. Practicing at the LoRicco Law Firm in New Haven which has a 50+ year history of proudly serving our community.
Salvatore Bonanno
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Hartford, CT Criminal Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(860) 527-6500 67 Russ Street, 1st Floor
Hartford, CT 06106
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Quinnipiac University School of Law
Hartford Attorney Salvatore Bonanno has over 30 years experience as a litigation lawyer, focusing on the defense of clients facing criminal charges, DUI/DWI charges and domestic violence charges. Located directly in Hartford, Connecticut, we are conveniently located to meet with you and attend to any court matters that your case involves.
Susan Dale Red
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New Haven, CT Criminal Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(203) 773-3500 7 Elm Street, Second Floor
New Haven, CT 06510
Free ConsultationCriminal and Personal Injury
Quinnipiac University School of Law
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Personal Injury and Pardons. 10 years trial experience. Get Red and Get Results.
Pamala Favreau
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Vernon, CT Criminal Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(860) 875-3800 281 Hartford Turnpike
Suite 403
Vernon, CT 06066
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Western New England University School of Law
I have aggressively and effectively represented persons accused of crimes throughout the State of Connecticut since 1989.

Formerly a Medical Technologist working in a hospital laboratory, I went on to obtain a Bachelor of Science Degree In Business Administration at Eastern Connecticut State University graduating magna cum laude in 1986. I earned my Juris Doctorate at Western New England College School of Law graduating cum laude in 1989. I was employed in the Public Sector as an Assistant Public Defender from 1989 to 1995 when I left State service and opened my own private practice.

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Felice Duffy
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New Haven, CT Criminal Law Lawyer
(203) 946-2000 770 Chapel St #4f
New Haven, CT 06510
Criminal
If you’re looking at this site, you or someone you care about is probably dealing with (or about to deal with) something quite serious. Obviously, there are many fine lawyers you can hire or consult with but it’s important to work with an attorney who not only has the knowledge, skill, and determination to successfully protect your interests, but one you’ll be comfortable with – an attorney whose values and approach will be a good fit. So, in addition to my “official” qualifications (which you can read at the bottom of this page), here’s a short...
Mr. William L. Henry IV
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Colorado Springs, CO Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(303) 688-0944 1975 Research Parkway
Suite 100
Colorado Springs, CO 80920
Free ConsultationCriminal, Arbitration & Mediation, Bankruptcy and Business
The George Washington University Law School
Attorney William L. Henry IV (Bill) began his legal career in the Washington, D.C., Metro area. After practicing in Washington, D.C., he moved to Douglas County, Colorado, with his family and became a partner at Robinson & Henry, P.C. Robinson & Henry legal practice areas include: divorce, IRS problems, employment tax problems, bankruptcies (business and personal), criminal law, collections, civil litigation, and business transactions. Nationally recognized, Robinson & Henry's attorneys have been quoted by newspapers, radio stations, and legal publications throughout the country including The Denver Post, FOX31 News, Time Magazine, KLAA Los Angeles, The Voice of San Diego, the Rocky Mountain...
Scott Carlson
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Hartford, CT Criminal Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(860) 455-4179 144 Whitney St
Hartford, CT 06105
Criminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Roger Williams University School of Law
If you are looking for an attorney in Hartford, you have come to the right place! Carlson & Dumeer law office has earned its highly-respected reputation and is just the law firm for you. Attorney Scott Carlson attended Roger Williams University, where he earned his undergraduate degree. He later obtained his Juris Doctorate from Roger Williams University School of Law. The team at this law office is equipped and qualified to stand beside you and support you at this time in your life. They are associated with the American Association for Justice, the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, and the Connecticut...
Jerome N. Goldstein Esq.
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Shelton, CT Criminal Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(203) 929-7773 4 Research Drive
Suite 402
Shelton, CT 06484-6242
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Quinnipiac University School of Law
Attorney Goldstein believes in building a personal relationship with the clients. This allows them to be sure that not only are the client’s present day needs taken care of, but that their future needs are looked after as well. Attorney Goldstein welcomes the opportunity to discuss your legal needs. He offers you affordable quality, and experienced legal representation.
Todd A. Bussert
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New Haven, CT Criminal Law Lawyer with 21 years experience

The George Washington University Law School1st Circuit, 2nd Circuit, 6th Circuit, D.C. Circuit, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, U.S....
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Kristan Peters-Hamlin
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Norwalk, CT Criminal Law Attorney

The University of Texas School of Law2nd Circuit, Connecticut, U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut and U.S. Supreme Court
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Patrick Joseph Filan
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Fairfield, CT Criminal Law Lawyer with 36 years experience
(203) 221-8066 1261 Post Road
Fairfield, CT 06824
Criminal, DUI, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Patrick J. Filan has a 30-year track record of success in civil and criminal litigation that has included million and multimillion dollar recoveries for individuals injured or killed in car accidents, falls, medical malpractice, dangerous drugs, defective products, and in commercial disputes. Mr. Filan handles routine and complex cases in State and Federal Court in Connecticut and New York.
Tara Knight
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New Haven, CT Criminal Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(203) 624-6115 2 Lincoln Street
New Haven, CT 06510
Free ConsultationCriminal and Personal Injury
Suffolk University Law School
Tara Knight is the founding member and senior partner of the firm of Knight & Cerritelli L.L.C. located in New Haven, Connecticut. Attorney Knight specializes in criminal defense law and is board-certified in criminal trial advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. The Expanded Governing Board of Yale Law School has appointed her Clinical Tutor in Law at the Yale Law School yearly since 2013. She sat as one of the directors of the National Board of Legal Specialty Certification which is the governing board overseeing the certification of lawyers as Board Certified throughout the...
Cecilia Buck-Taylor
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New Milford, CT Criminal Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(860) 355-9191 P.O. Box 1121
15 Bennitt Street
New Milford, CT 06776
Criminal, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Family
Fordham University School of Law
The Law Offices of Cecilia Buck-Taylor, P.C. has been providing our clients with experienced legal services for over 25 years. We provide all of our clients with personalized professionalism so that we successfully represent the needs of each of our clients. Cecilia Buck-Taylor, J.D. has been practicing law for over 25 years in the areas of Domestic & Family Law, Real Estate, Probate, Corporate, and Criminal law. Attorney Buck-Taylor also has many years of experience and training as a mediator, collaborator and an arbitrator and is committed to resolving disputes outside of the court system. Attorney...
James Wing
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Simsbury, CT Criminal Law Lawyer with 36 years experience
(860) 651-3707 619 Hopmeadow Street
Suite 2
Simsbury, CT 06070
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
University of Connecticut School of Law
With over 30 years experience, Attorney Wing has tried cases to verdict before administrative, court and jury panels in Connecticut’s state and federal courts. He has been admitted in other states Pro Hac Vice and been involved in matters in Massachusetts, Virginia, Pennsylvania and New York.

His experience includes advocating for clients at trials in civil and criminal courts and before administrative tribunals, arbitration panels and appellate courts. Attorney Wing has served as Guardian Ad Litem for minor children in Family Court proceedings and as a Family Special Master. Attorney Wing serves as a mediator in family and other disputes and...
Ryan O'Neill
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Stamford, CT Criminal Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(203) 358-4700 29 5th St
Stamford, CT 06905
Criminal, Appeals, Civil Rights and Employment
Temple University Beasley School of Law and Quinnipiac University School of Law
Peter Van Dyke
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West Hartford, CT Criminal Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(860) 232-7200 24 Arapahoe Road
West Hartford, CT 06107
Criminal, Business, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
University of Connecticut School of Law
Eagan, Donohue, Van Dyke & Falsey, LLP is a general practice law firm located in West Hartford, Connecticut. We have attorneys licensed to practice in Connecticut and Massachusetts, and we handle cases in both state and federal court. Our approach to the practice of law is simple. We are more than just lawyers, we are also counselors at law. We are conscious of the fact that clients come to us to solve problems, not to create them. The size of our firm is one of our biggest assets, allowing us to be highly responsive to our client's needs, while still...
Richard Charles Marquette
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HAMDEN, CT Criminal Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(203) 687-4050 60 Washington Ave
Suite 302
HAMDEN, CT 06518
Criminal and Business
University of Virginia
Attorney Richard C. Marquette advocates for clients facing a variety of legal matters, including divorce, custody and visitation matters, and alimony disputes. He has more than 25 years of legal experience and knows how to pursue favorable results on behalf of his clients. Over the course of his career, he gained an invaluable amount of insight and knowledge on how the family law court works and is prepared to help his clients navigate even the most complex cases. He has been given an AV® Preeminent Rating™ by Martindale-Hubbell® in recognition of his stellar legal services.
Gregg Wagman
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New London, CT Criminal Law Attorney
(860) 444-0100 70 Howard St. Suite C
New London, CT 06320
Free ConsultationCriminal, Bankruptcy, DUI and Traffic Tickets
Quinnipiac School of Law
At the Law Offices of Gregg W. Wagman in New London, Connecticut, clients are guided through their challenges with a legal framework and options to make informed decisions. With an expansive knowledge of law including Bankruptcy, Criminal Defense, Personal Injury and Family Law, clients can expect to receive one-on-one attention from Attorney Wagman and his well-trained staff. Attorney Wagman's comprehensive knowledge of law allows clients to receive counsel in cases ranging from motor vehicle violations to homicide. Attorney Wagman and his staff are dedicated to helping people maneuver through their difficult situations with a high level of commitment and empathy...
Joseph Bronson Barnes Esq
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Milford, CT Criminal Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(203) 877-6800 8 North Street
Milford, CT 06460
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Insurance Claims
University of Miami School of Law
Robert M. Frost Jr.
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New Haven, CT Criminal Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(203) 495-9790 129 Church St
#226
New Haven, CT 06510
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business and DUI
University of Connecticut School of Law
Robert M. Frost Jr.
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New Haven, CT Criminal Law Lawyer with 19 years experience

University of Connecticut School of Law2nd Circuit, Connecticut, U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut, U.S. Supreme Court and New York
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Ephraim Jacob Fink
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Westport, CT Criminal Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(203) 221-3100 266 Post Road E
Westport, CT 06880
Free ConsultationCriminal, Employment, Family and Personal Injury
New England School of Law
Ephraim Jacob (‘E.J.”) Fink has been litigating in the Connecticut and New York Courts since 2000. After representing hundreds of carriers and their policy holders as well as corporations, product manufacturers and healthcare facilities from negligence and contract claims, EJ brings BigLaw attention to detail for Maya Murphy, P.C.’s personal and business clientele. EJ graduated from Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Public Communications with a degree in journalism and thereafter obtained his JD at New England Law-Boston where his dean’s list grade average earned him an associate editor position on the New England Journal on Criminal and Civil Confinement....
Peter G. Billings
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New Haven, CT Criminal Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(203) 679-9957 941 Grand Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Quinnipiac University School of Law
Peter Billings is a founding partner of Billings & Barrett, LLC. He focuses his practice primarily on criminal matters ranging from minor traffic infractions to the most serious cases of murder, as well as a wide range of family matters including divorce and custody cases.The common thread throughout Peter’s practice is his representation of individuals and fighting for those who need someone in their corner. Whether a high-stakes criminal case, highly contested divorce, or bitter custody battle, Peter will stand with you. Peter has been responsible for obtaining the highest quality results for his clients in criminal cases as well...
Russell James Sweeting
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Westport, CT Criminal Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(203) 221-3100 266 Post Rd E
Westport, CT 06880
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Education
New York University School of Law
Russell J. Sweeting regularly assists clients with labor and employment issues, civil and criminal litigation and general corporate matters. He also handles estate planning, probate proceedings and real estate transactions on behalf of the firm’s clients. He represents individuals and businesses dealing with contracts, workplace issues and business disputes. As an experienced counselor, Mr. Sweeting advises clients on minimizing potential liabilities, pursuing cost effective litigation or arbitration and on the complexities of various legal transactions. The clients of Mr. Sweeting range from local residents and professionals to small businesses and multinational corporations. He specializes...
Douglas D. Rudolph
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New Haven, CT Criminal Law Attorney with 2 years experience
(203) 343-7579 900 Chapel Street
Suite 620
New Haven, CT 06510
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
Western New England University School of Law and Augsburg College
I have seen, over and over, how criminal charges can drastically affect people’s lives without proper representation. As a lawyer, I understand people make mistakes, but shouldn't be defined by them. I provide aggressive legal representation that compassionately focuses on your unique needs to achieve the best result. I limit my case load, so I can work closely with you to ensure your best interests are carefully served. My job is to establish an atmosphere of trust and respect, and understand the challenges you’re facing. I create and maintain open communication with you through all stages of your case. My...
Jessica Coderre
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Westport, CT Criminal Law Attorney with 4 years experience
(203) 221-2860 191 Post Road West
Suite 67
Westport, CT 06880
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Western New England University School of Law and Western Connecticut State University
Brian Woolf
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East Hartford, CT Criminal Law Attorney with 41 years experience
(860) 290-8690 50 Founders Plaza
East Hartford, CT 06108
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and White Collar Crime
University of Connecticut School of Law and University of Pennsylvania
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Samuel Martin Leaf
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Westport, CT Criminal Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(203) 221-3100 266 Post Road E
Westport, CT 06880
Free ConsultationCriminal, Civil Rights, Divorce and Family
Brooklyn Law School
Since 1997, Mr. Leaf has represented U.S. and international clients in a wide variety of civil litigation matters in federal and state courts, including insurance matters, alter ego and successor liability actions, mass torts, and business and contract disputes. Mr. Leaf also has extensive experience representing media clients, from international news and book publishers to local newspapers and reporters, in defamation and privacy actions, trademark, copyright and false advertising disputes, and press access matters. As an experienced litigator, he has handled cases from inception through trial in New York, Connecticut and California, among other jurisdictions. Mr. Leaf also represents...
Dean Hanafin
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Middletown, CT Criminal Law Lawyer
(860) 724-2160 101 Centerpoint Dr
#105
Middletown, CT 06457
Criminal, Business and Employment
Roger Williams University School of Law
Joseph Maya
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Westport, CT Criminal Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(203) 221-3100 266 Post Rd E
Westport, CT 06880
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Education and Employment
University of Michigan Law School
Mr. Maya received his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School and his B.A., Cum Laude, from New York University. He began his career at Clifford Chance in New York City and he has practiced in the state and federal courts of New York and Connecticut. He is the Managing Partner of Maya Murphy. Mr. Maya was born in Brooklyn, New York and resides with his family in Westport, CT.
Emily Riordan Lucibello
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Milford, CT Criminal Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(203) 298-4658 26 Broad Street
PO Box 5233
Milford, CT 06460
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business, Divorce and Family
Quinnipiac University School of Law
Emily S. Lucibello has owned and operated a law practice in Connecticut since 2009. Prior to that, she worked as an associate attorney at a general practice law firm with offices in New Haven and Hartford, CT. Attorney Lucibello focuses her practice on divorce and family law, business law, and criminal and civil defense. Her work has been recognized by the publication “Super Lawyers,” in which she was named to the New England and Connecticut Rising Stars lists in 2012 for criminal defense, and in 2013 - 2015 for family law. To learn more about the...
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Arrested or facing criminal charges?

Criminal law addresses the government's prosecution of individuals who have been accused of committing a crime. Such laws may be federal, state, or local. The prosecution represents the people of a particular jurisdiction, and acts on behalf of the government by bringing a case against an accused. Under the U.S. Constitution, a person accused of a crime may have the right to a criminal defense attorney during interrogations and certain other times before and during a trial.

Whether you are under police investigation, have been arrested, or are facing charges, having an advocate familiar with the criminal justice system.

Most jurisdictions classify crimes as felonies or misdemeanors, with felonies being the more serious offenses with the possibility of more severe sentences. Some criminal lawyers focus on a specific area of criminal defense law, such as white-collar crime, drug offenses, theft crimes, or violent crimes. You should consult with a criminal defense lawyer early on in the process to preserve options, such as diversion programs or plea bargains.

When hiring a criminal defense attorney, you should evaluate the experience and fee structure of the attorney. Some offer a free consultation to discuss your case.


Accomplice liability: If a person aids, assists, or encourages another in the commission of a crime, they are criminally liable as an accomplice to the crime.

Self-defense: The claim that an act otherwise criminal was legally justifiable because it was necessary to protect a person or property from the threat or action of another.