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Patrick J Cooney

About me

I am a partner at a general practice law firm that was formed in 1907. My main practice areas are civil litigation and criminal/DUI defense.


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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 75%
  2. Litigation: 25%



Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (45 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

35 total 

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  • James O Ruane

    I have been practicing criminal law in Connecticut since 1998 and I am now the President of the Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association. I endorse and recommend this attorney for their criminal defense skills. Attorney Cooney is a member in good standing of our organization and well known for his zealous representation of clients in criminal matters.


    James Ruane DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Samera I. Habib

    Mr. Cooney is smart and dedicated.


    Samera Habib Child Custody Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Furey, Donovan, Tracy & Daly, P.C.

43 Bellevue Avenue
P.O. Box 670
Bristol, CT, 06011-0670


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2015
Nationally Ranked Top Ten Attorney AwardNational Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys2014
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2013
Top 75 DUI Attorneys in ConnecticutNational Advocacy for DUI Defense, LLC2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerFurey, Donovan, Tracy and Daly, P.C.2002 - Present
Public DefenderBristol Public Defender's Office1999 - 2002
Association namePosition nameDuration
Connecticut Bar AssociationHouse of Delegates2013 - Present
Bristol County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Waterbury Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Connecticut Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Waterbury Bar Association, Scholarship CommitteeMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Larceny 1st DegreeDismissal
DUI 3rd OffenderNolle
Assault in the 2nd DegreeDiversionary Program (Intended to keep my client's record clean)
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Connecticut School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
Villanova UniversitySecondary EducationBS - Bachelor of Science1995
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Court TVCriminal Defense Trial Techniques2007