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Keith R Rudzik

Keith R Rudzik

Practice areas:

Lawsuits & Disputes, Insurance, Personal Injury, Appeals, Land Use & Zoning, Estate Planning, Business, Criminal Defense, Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Wrongful Death

About Me

Keith Rudzik is admitted to practice in Connecticut, Massachusetts, the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut, the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and the Mohegan Tribe's Gaming Disputes Court.  Keith primarily practices in the fields of civil and criminal litigation. He is currently a member of the Connecticut Bar Association, the Defense Research Institute, and the Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association.

Attorney Rudzik graduated with Honors from the University of Connecticut School of Law (2000), where he served as an executive editor of the Connecticut Law Review. He received his bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Criminal Justice from Westfield State College (MA). While at law school, Keith was a member of two intensive full year clinical programs, the Criminal Clinic and the Tax Clinic, through which he was able to represent criminal defendants, as a certified legal intern, and low income taxpayers, through a special certification by the Director of the Internal Revenue Service, in numerous criminal cases and IRS disputes, respectively. Keith also received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award for the Federal Income Taxation of Partnerships and the Hartford County Federal Bar Foundation Award for Excellence in the Study of Federal Law.


 


Prior to joining Howard, Kohn, Sprague & Fitzgerald, LLP, Keith worked as a clerk in the civil caseflow office for the Hartford Superior Court. During law school, Keith helped research and write appellate briefs at Horton, Shields, & Cormier, P.C. Immediately after law school, Keith was employed at Chipman, Mazzucco, Land & Pennarola, LLC.


 


 


**Listed on this webpage is a representative sample of the cases that demonstrate Attorney Keith R. Rudzik’s track record. The results communicated within this website are case specific  and fact-dependent. Obviously, past performance cannot guarantee future results. The reference to the sample of cases is for illustration purposes only and should not be considered as any sort of guarantee. Each case is different and must be evaluated separately. Contact Attorney Keith R. Rudzik to discuss your case if you have any questions.**


 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2001

  1. Lawsuits & Disputes: 35%
  2. Personal Injury: 15%
  3. Insurance: 15%
  4. Wrongful Death: 5%
  5. Other: 30%
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Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Anthony Richard Tuorto

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Anthony Tuorto Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Other

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Keith. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.

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    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Howard, Kohn, Sprague & FitzGerald, LLP

237 BUCKINGHAM ST
P.O. BOX 261798
HARTFORD, CT, 06126-1798

Howard, Kohn, Sprague & FitzGerald, LLP

99 East Center Street
Manchester, CT, 06040

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MAActive200204/17/2015
CTActive200107/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top LawyersHartford Magazine2010
Connecticut Rising Stars 2010Super Lawyers2009
Connecticut Rising Stars 2009Super Lawyers2008
Award for Excellence in the Study of Federal LawHartford County Federal Bar Foundation2000
Excellence for the Future Award for Federal Tax--PartnershipsThe Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction1999

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerHoward, Kohn, Sprague & FitzGerald, LLP2001 - Present
Temporary Assistant ClerkConnecticut Judicial Branch2001 - 2001

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Defense Research Institute, Professionalism and Ethics CommitteeMember2009 - Present
Connecticut Bar Association, Professionalism CommitteeMember2009 - Present
Defense Research InstituteMember2009 - Present
Hartford County Bar AssociationChair, Ethics Committee2007 - Present
Connecticut Bar Association, Unauthorized Practice of Law CommitteeMember2004 - Present
Connecticut Bar Association, Professional Ethics CommitteeMember2004 - Present
Hartford County Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
Connecticut Defense Lawyers AssociationMember2001 - Present
Connecticut Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Edward Dulepski v. Edward KennedyDefendant's verdict following lengthy jury trial
Merle Powell, et al. v. State Farm Mutual Insurance Company, et al.Summary Judgment for the Defendant
Linda Stuhlman, et al. v. Matthews Drive Industrial, LLC, et al.Permanent injunctive relief denied to plaintiffs.

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Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Connecticut School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
Westfield State College (Westfield)Political ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science1996

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Law Office Management for the Solo and Small Practitioner Part IIModerator2009
Introduction to Civil PracticeConnecticut Practice and Procedure2008
How to Survive a Clients' Funds AuditModerator2008
Effective Depositions and DiscoveryWritten discovery practice and procedure2005