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ConnecticutCriminal Defense Lawyers in Bridgeport, Connecticut

The United States Constitution grants important rights to any person accused of a crime including due process, the right to a fair and speedy trial, the right to representation by counsel, the right to remain silent and to be free of unreasonable searches and seizures.


When choosing a criminal defense attorney in Connecticut, consider the lawyer's training, experience, ratings and reviews. Attorneys that practice within the criminal justice system tend to focus on certain types of cases in either state or federal court.


Most criminal defense attorneys provide a free consultation to discuss the facts of your case and defenses that might apply. Before you decide on which attorney to hire, meet with several different attorneys in their office to discuss the case and the attorney fees required for representation.


Once you decide which attorney to hire, make sure you and the attorney sign a written fee agreement or contract that describes the attorney fees required at each stage of the case including during pre-trial negotiations, motion hearings and a bench or jury trial.


A criminal defense lawyer in Connecticut should fight to protect the rights of his or her client in a criminal case against felony or misdemeanor charges... Read more »

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Frank J Riccio

Frank J Riccio
923 East Main Street
Bridgeport, CT 06608
Frank J Riccio is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >
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National Board of Trial Advocacy
Frank J Riccio
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Trial Advocacy

George W Ganim Jr

George W Ganim Jr
Attorney George W. Ganim, Jr..
1057 Broad Street, Third floor
Bridgeport, CT 06604
Licensed for 35 years, George W Ganim Jr is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended University of Bridgeport School of Law... read more >

Richard T Meehan Jr

Richard T Meehan Jr
Meehan, Meehan & Gavin, LLP
76 Lyon Terrace
Bridgeport, CT 06604
Licensed for 46 years, Richard T Meehan Jr is a Personal Injury and Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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National Board of Trial Advocacy
Richard T Meehan Jr
Board Certified Specialist in Civil Pretrial Practice

Paul Christopher Gusmano

Paul Christopher Gusmano
Paoletti & Gusmano
3301 Main Street
Bridgeport, CT 06606
Paul Christopher Gusmano is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Edward John Gavin

Edward John Gavin
Meehan, Meehan & Gavin
76 Lyon Terrace
Bridgeport, CT 06604
Edward John Gavin is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Thomas F Maxwell Jr

Thomas F Maxwell Jr
Pullman & Comley, LLC
850 Main Street
Bridgeport, CT 06601
Thomas F Maxwell Jr is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Eugene J Riccio

Eugene J Riccio
Gulash & Riccio
350 Fairfield Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06601
Eugene J Riccio is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Shelley Ruth Sadin

Shelley Ruth Sadin
Zeldes, Needle & Cooper
1000 Lafayette Blvd
Bridgeport, CT 06601
Shelley Ruth Sadin is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Tristan Scott Cowperthwait

Tristan Scott Cowperthwait
Pullman & Comley
850 Main Street
Bridgeport, CT 06601
Tristan Scott Cowperthwait is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Michael Anthony Fitzpatrick

Michael Anthony Fitzpatrick
10 Middle St 7th Floor
Bridgeport, CT 06604
Michael Anthony Fitzpatrick is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Charles Christian Young

Charles Christian Young
1115 Broad Street
Bridgeport, CT 06604
Licensed for 22 years, Charles Christian Young is a Criminal Defense and Firearm and Weapon Charges lawyer... read more >

Frederick D Paoletti Jr

Frederick D Paoletti Jr
Paoletti & Gusmano
3301 Main Street
Bridgeport, CT 06606
Frederick D Paoletti Jr is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Stephan Erich Seeger

Stephan Erich Seeger
Law Offices of Stephen J. Carriero, LLC
810 Bedford St
Stamford, CT 06901
Licensed for 22 years, Stephan Erich Seeger is a Criminal Defense and Civil Trial Law lawyer who attended S.U.N.Y. at Buffalo School of Law... read more >

James David Diamond

James David Diamond
30 Main Street Suite 504
Danbury, CT 06810
James David Diamond is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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National Board of Trial Advocacy
James David Diamond
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Trial Advocacy

Emily S Lucibello

Emily S Lucibello
Law Offices of Emily S. Lucibello, LLC
26 Broad Street PO Box 5233
Milford, CT 06460
Licensed for 11 years, Emily S Lucibello is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended Quinnipiac University School of Law... read more >
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Emily S Lucibello
Member - Legislative Affairs & Death Penalty Comm.

William M Bloss

William M Bloss
350 Fairfield Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604
William M Bloss is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Walter Charles Bansley IV

Walter Charles Bansley IV
Bansley Law Offices, LLC
267 Orange Street
New Haven, CT 06510
Licensed for 16 years, Walter Charles Bansley IV is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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National Board of Trial Advocacy
Walter Charles Bansley IV
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Trial Advocacy

Tara Leigh Knight

Tara Leigh Knight
Knight & Cerritelli, LLC
2 Lincoln Street
New Haven, CT 06510
Tara Leigh Knight is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer... read more >
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National Board of Trial Advocacy
Tara Leigh Knight
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Trial Advocacy

John R Gulash

John R Gulash
Gulash & Riccio
265 Golden Hill Street
Bridgeport, CT 06604
Licensed for 44 years, John R Gulash is a Criminal Defense and Dog Bites lawyer... read more >

Stephen J Sedensky III

Stephen J Sedensky III
Office of State's Attorney
6 Greenleaf Farms Road
Newtown, CT 06470
Stephen J Sedensky III is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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National Board of Trial Advocacy
Stephen J Sedensky III
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Trial Advocacy

Philip Dale Russell

Philip Dale Russell
Philip Russell LLC
66 Field Point Rd
Greenwich, CT 06830
Philip Dale Russell is a Marijuana Law and Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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National Board of Trial Advocacy
Philip Dale Russell
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Trial Advocacy

James O Ruane

James O Ruane
Ruane Attorneys at Law
1 Enterprise Dr
Shelton, CT 06484
Licensed for 22 years, James O Ruane is a DUI / DWI and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Connecticut School of Law... read more >
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National Board of Trial Advocacy
James O Ruane
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Trial Advocacy

Audrey Felsen

Audrey Felsen
Koffsky & Felsen, LLC
1150 Bedford Street
Stamford, CT 06905
Licensed for 21 years, Audrey Felsen is a Criminal Defense and Sex Crimes lawyer who attended University of Connecticut School of Law... read more >
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Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Audrey Felsen
Member

Hugh F Keefe

Hugh F Keefe
Lynch Traub K & E
52 Trumbull St
New Haven, CT 06506
Hugh F Keefe is a Criminal Defense and White Collar Crime lawyer who attended University of Connecticut School of Law... read more >
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National Board of Trial Advocacy
Hugh F Keefe
Board Certified Specialist in Civil Trial Advocacy

Joe Serrantino

Joe Serrantino
Serrantino Law, LLC
955 South Miami Street Suite #A3
Middletown, CT 6457
Licensed for 5 years, Joe Serrantino is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended Western New England College School of La... read more >

Kieran J Costello

Kieran J Costello
Costello, Brennan and DeVidas, P.C.
1238 Post Rd.
Fairfield, CT 06824
Licensed for 28 years, Kieran J Costello is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended University of Bridgeport... read more >

Felice Duffy

Felice Duffy
Duffy Law, LLC
129 Church Street Suite 310
New Haven, CT 06510
Licensed for 20 years, Felice Duffy is a Criminal Defense and Probation Violations lawyer who attended Quinnipiac University School of Law... read more >

Todd Allen Bussert

Todd Allen Bussert
Frost Bussert, LLC
129 Church Street Suite 226
New Haven, CT 06510
Todd Allen Bussert is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Todd Allen Bussert
Life Member

Joseph John Colarusso

Joseph John Colarusso
Attorney at Law
1234 Summer Street 4th Floor
Stamford, CT 06905
Joseph John Colarusso is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Joseph John Colarusso
Life Member

Robert A Serafinowicz

Robert A Serafinowicz
Law Offices of Rob Serafinowicz, LLC
52 Holmes Ave 2nd Floor
Waterbury, CT 06702
Robert A Serafinowicz is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Robert A Serafinowicz
Life Member

John R Williams

John R Williams
John R Williams and Associates, LLC
51 Elm Street Suite 4009
New Haven, CT 06510
John R Williams is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
John R Williams
Life Member

Kirsten E. Bennett

Kirsten E. Bennett
Law Offices of Kirsten E. Bennett
100 Mill Plain Road 3rd Floor
Danbury, CT 06811
Licensed for 9 years, Kirsten E. Bennett is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Bradley L. Sorrentino

Bradley L. Sorrentino
Law Offices of Bradley Sorrentino
61 Cherry Street 1st Floor
Milford, CT 06460
Licensed for 4 years, Bradley L. Sorrentino is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended Thomas Jefferson School of Law... read more >

William F Dow

William F Dow
Jacobs & Dow, LLC
350 Orange St
New Haven, CT 06503
William F Dow is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Jamie E. Alosi

Jamie E. Alosi
The Law Office of Jamie E. Alosi
36 Trumbull Street Suite #2
New Haven, CT 06511
Jamie E. Alosi is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Joseph C. Maya

Joseph C. Maya
Maya Murphy, P.C.
266 Post Road E Suite 1
Westport, CT 06880
Licensed for 32 years, Joseph C. Maya is a Family Law and Employment Law lawyer who attended University of Michigan Law School - University... read more >

Leonard Michael Crone

Leonard Michael Crone
Law Office of Leonard M. Crone
27 State Street P.O. Box 1687
Waterbury, CT 06702
Licensed for 31 years, Leonard Michael Crone is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Robert Matthew Frost Jr

Robert Matthew Frost Jr
Frost Bussert, LLC
129 Church Street Suite 226
New Haven, CT 06510
Robert Matthew Frost Jr is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Emily Riordan Lucibello

Emily Riordan Lucibello
Lucibello & Proscino, LLP
653 Orange Center Road
Orange, CT 06477
Emily Riordan Lucibello is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Diane Polan

Diane Polan
Law Office of Dian Polan
746 Chapel Street Suite 202
New Haven, CT 06510
Diane Polan is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Susan Red

Susan Red
Red Law Firm, LLC
7 Elm Street 2nd Floor
New Haven, CT 06510
Licensed for 16 years, Susan Red is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Glenn Mead Conway

Glenn Mead Conway
Conway Law Firm, LLC
7 Elm Street
New Haven, CT 06510
Glenn Mead Conway is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Richard Emanuel

Richard Emanuel
Law Offices of Richard Emanuel
246 Goose Lane Suite 106
Branford, CT 06437
Richard Emanuel is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

James I Glasser

James I Glasser
Wiggin and Dana, LLP
265 Church Street
New Haven, CT 06508
James I Glasser is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Heather Ann Golias

Heather Ann Golias
Law Office of Heather Golias
129 Church Street
New Haven, CT 06510
Heather Ann Golias is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

John J Keefe Jr

John J Keefe Jr
Lynch Traub K & E
52 Trumbull St
New Haven, CT 06506
John J Keefe Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Ethan A Levin-Epstein

Ethan A Levin-Epstein
Garrison, et al
405 Orange Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Ethan A Levin-Epstein is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Richard William Lynch

Richard William Lynch
Lynch Traub K & E
52 Trumbull St
New Haven, CT 06506
Richard William Lynch is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Joseph William Martini

Joseph William Martini
Wiggin and Dana, LLP
281 Tresser Boulevard
Stamford, CT 06901
Joseph William Martini is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Dennis P McDonough

Dennis P McDonough
Dennis P. McDonough, P.C.
137 Greenwood Ave Suite5
Bethel, CT 06801
Dennis P McDonough is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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Criminal Defense Specialty Areas

Criminal Defense Specialty Areas

NBLSC Certification in Criminal Trial Advocacy - The National Board of Legal Specialty Certification is accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) to certify attorneys as specialists in criminal trial advocacy.



Nonprofit Legal Associations

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Founded in 1958, NACDL is the largest organization for criminal defense lawyers fighting to preserve fairness within America's criminal justice system. The organization has more than 10,000 direct members including criminal defense attorneys in private practice, public defenders in state or federal court, U.S. military defense counsel, law professors and judges.


Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

The CCDLA supports and educates criminal defense lawyers while working to improve the criminal justice system by insuring that the rights of the accused are applied fairly and equally.


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