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  1. White Collar Crime: 25%
  2. Criminal Defense: 25%
  3. Business: 25%
  4. Personal Injury: 25%

Attorney endorsements

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  • James O Ruane

    As the current President of the Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, I endorse Attorney Bergenn. Attorney Bergenn is a member in good standing in our organization and a well regarded criminal defense lawyer in the state. He has shown a passion for criminal defense issues and zealously defends people charged with criminal offenses.


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

  • James F Sullivan

    I endorse this lawyer. Jim is a great trial lawyer and a true gentleman. He gets great results for his clients. The judges all respect Jim for his zealous advocacy, his knowledge of the law, and his high ethical standard with which he practices. Jim's contributions to the legal community are huge. I am a better lawyer and person for having known Jim.


    James Sullivan Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Shipman & Goodwin

One Constitution Plaza
Hartford, CT, 06103-1803


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Criminal Defense: White CollarConnecticut Super Lawyers2008
AV ratedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Connecticut Bar Association, Criminal Justice SectionExecutive CommitteeN/A
Connecticut Bar Association, Media and the Law CommitteeChairN/A
Hartford County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
National Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
The Cool Justice ReportTruth Hard To Find When Investigating Political Corruption2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Columbia University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
Catholic University of AmericaN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1976
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Union Internacionale des Avocats Litigation CommissionInternational Civil Litigation and the USA Including White Collar Criminal Issues2006
International Civil Litigation and the USA Winter SeminarWhite Collar Criminal Issues2006
Government InstituteConnecticut Environmental Laws & Regulations2004
Connecticut Trial Advocacy InstituteConnecticut Trial AdvocacyN/A