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ConnecticutCriminal Defense Lawyers in Hartford, 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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Salvatore Bonanno

Salvatore Bonanno
Law Offices of Salvatore Bonanno
67 Russ St
Hartford, CT 06106
Salvatore Bonanno is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jonathan Sills

Jonathan Sills
The Sills Law Firm, LLC
645 Farmington Avenue
Hartford, CT 06105
Licensed for 16 years, Jonathan Sills is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended University of Connecticut School of Law... read more >

Jessica A. Coderre

Jessica A. Coderre
The Sills Law Firm, LLC
645 Farmington Avenune
Hartford, CT 06105
Licensed for 8 years, Jessica A. Coderre is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Western New England University, School of ... read more >

Michael Lincoln Chambers Jr.

Michael Lincoln Chambers Jr.
Law Office of Michael L. Chambers, Jr.
2 Congress St
Hartford, CT 6114
Licensed for 18 years, Michael Lincoln Chambers Jr. is a Personal Injury and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Quinnipiac School of Law... read more >

Andrew John Cates

Andrew John Cates
Law Office of Andrew Cates, LLC
40 Russ St. 2nd Floor
Hartford, CT 06106
Licensed for 14 years, Andrew John Cates is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Jon L Schoenhorn

Jon L Schoenhorn
Jon L Schoenhorn & Assoc, LLC
108 Oak Street
Hartford, CT 06106
Jon L Schoenhorn is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Kenneth Namnoum Jr

Kenneth Namnoum Jr
Law Office of Ken Namnoum
887 Asylum Ave.
Hartford, CT 06105
Licensed for 38 years, Kenneth Namnoum Jr is a Personal Injury and Motor Vehicle Accidents lawyer who attended Columbus School of Law - The... read more >

Richard R Brown

Richard R Brown
Brown, Paindiris & S
100 Pearl Street Suite 1100
Hartford, CT 06103
Richard R Brown is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Moira Lynn Buckley

Moira Lynn Buckley
Shipman & Goodwin, LLP
1 Constitution Plaza
Hartford, CT 06103
Moira Lynn Buckley is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Ross H Garber

Ross H Garber
Shipman & Goodwin, LLP
1 Constitution Plaza
Hartford, CT 06103
Ross H Garber is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Craig Archer Raabe

Craig Archer Raabe
Robinson & Cole, LLP
280 Trumbull Street
Hartford, CT 06103
Craig Archer Raabe is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Hope Colleen Seeley

Hope Colleen Seeley
Santos & Seeley, PC
51 Russ Street
Hartford, CT 06106
Hope Colleen Seeley is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Alan J Sobol

Alan J Sobol
Pullman & Comley
33 Riverside Ave P.O. BOX 5116
Hartford, CT 06881
Alan J Sobol is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Robert Forrester Kappes

Robert Forrester Kappes
Silvester & Kappes
118 Oak Street
Hartford, CT 06106
Robert Forrester Kappes is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Sara Jaclyn Goldfarb

Sara Jaclyn Goldfarb
Shipman & Goodwin, LLP
1 Constitution Plaza
Hartford, CT 06103
Sara Jaclyn Goldfarb is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Charles L Howard

Charles L Howard
Shipman & Goodwin, LLP
1 Constitution Plaza
Hartford, CT 06103
Charles L Howard is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Corey J Brinson

Corey J Brinson
Law Office of Corey J Brinson
609 Farmintgon Ave
Hartford, CT 60105
Corey J Brinson is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Lindsay M Berman

Lindsay M Berman
20 Church St Fl 14
Hartford, CT 06103
Licensed for 13 years, Lindsay M Berman is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Miami School of Law... read more >

Thomas James Murphy

Thomas James Murphy
Cowdery, Ecker & Murphy, LLC
280 Trumbull Street 22nd Floor
Hartford, CT 06103
Licensed for 28 years, Thomas James Murphy is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Aaron Josef Romano

Aaron Josef Romano
Aaron J. Romano, P.C.
55 Woodland Avenue
Bloomfield, CT 06002
Licensed for 23 years, Aaron Josef Romano is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended University of Pennsylvania Law School... read more >

Sebastian O DeSantis

Sebastian O DeSantis
Desantis Law Firm, LLC
345 State St
New London, CT 06320
Sebastian O DeSantis is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Damon A R Kirschbaum

Damon A R Kirschbaum
21 Oak Street Suite 308
Hartford, CT 06106
Damon A R Kirschbaum is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

M. Hatcher Norris

M. Hatcher Norris
Butler, Norris & Gold
254 Prospect Ave
Hartford, CT 06106
M. Hatcher Norris is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Morgan Paul Rueckert

Morgan Paul Rueckert
Shipman & Goodwin, LLP
1 Constitution Plaza
Hartford, CT 06103
Morgan Paul Rueckert is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Hubert J Santos

Hubert J Santos
Santos & Seeley, PC
51 Russ Street
Hartford, CT 06106
Hubert J Santos is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Robert J. T. Britt

Robert J. T. Britt
Rome McGuigan, P.C.
One State Street
Hartford, CT 06103
Licensed for 38 years, Robert J. T. Britt is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Patrick Tomasiewicz

Patrick Tomasiewicz
Fazzano & Tomasiewicz, LLC
96 Oak Street
Hartford, CT 06106
Patrick Tomasiewicz is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Austin Ryan McGuigan

Austin Ryan McGuigan
Rome McGuigan
1 State Street
Hartford, CT 06103
Austin Ryan McGuigan is a White Collar Crime and Civil Trial Law lawyer who attended Boston University School of Law... read more >

John M Andreini

John M Andreini
Law Office of John M Andreini
363 Main Street Second Floor
Hartford, CT 06106
John M Andreini is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Richard Lawlor

Richard Lawlor
The Law Office of Richard Lawlor
941 Wethersfield Ave
Hartford, CT 06114
Richard Lawlor is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >

Walter Charles Bansley IV

Walter Charles Bansley IV
Bansley Law Offices, LLC
267 Orange Street
New Haven, CT 06510
Licensed for 18 years, Walter Charles Bansley IV is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

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 >

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 >

David J Wenc

David J Wenc
Wenc Law Offices
546 Halfway House Road Po Box 306
Windsor Locks, CT 06096
David J Wenc is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

James O Ruane

James O Ruane
Ruane Attorneys at Law
1 Enterprise Dr
Shelton, CT 06484
Licensed for 24 years, James O Ruane is a DUI / DWI and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Connecticut School of Law... read more >

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 >

Joe Serrantino

Joe Serrantino
Serrantino Law, LLC
955 South Miami Street Suite #A3
Middletown, CT 6457
Licensed for 7 years, Joe Serrantino is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended Western New England College School of La... read more >

Felice Duffy

Felice Duffy
Duffy Law, LLC
67 Trumbull Street
New Haven, CT 06510
Licensed for 22 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 >

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 >

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 >

James J Ruane

James J Ruane
Ruane Attorneys at Law
1 Enterprise Dr Suite 305
Shelton, CT 06484
Licensed for 45 years, James J Ruane is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer... 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 >

Stephen B Bright

Stephen B Bright
Georgia State College of Law
127 Wall St
New Haven, CT 06511
Licensed for 39 years, Stephen B Bright is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Kentucky... 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 33 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 18 years, Susan Red is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI 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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