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Ilya Press

Ilya Press

Practice areas:

Contracts & Agreements, Foreclosure, Criminal Defense, Litigation, Employee Benefits… more 

About Me

lya I. Press is a native of St. Petersburg, Russia and a long term
resident of West Hartford, Connecticut with a solid educational and
professional background. He studied around the world but more locally he studied Political Science and History at
the University of Connecticut.  Attorney Press continued his
education at the Quinnipiac University School of Law where he earned
his Juris Doctorate.  Attorney
Press has clerked for Connecticut Legal services, New Britain Superior
Court, and Prudential Home Realty. He championed consumer rights at The Giarniero Law
Firm, LLC,he worked as a court clerk in Rockville Superior Court; he
was a full time associate at the Law Office of John F. O'Brien in
Rockville, Connecticut, where he worked on a number of criminal,
housing,and civil matters; he was a temporary associate on a special
project with Rome McGuigan, P.C.


Languages Spoken: Russian, English

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2002

  1. Criminal Defense: 20%
    13 years
  2. Foreclosure: 20%
    12 years
  3. Contracts & Agreements: 20%
    13 years
  4. Litigation: 15%
    13 years
  5. Other: 25%
  6. More 



Hourly ($175-250/hour), Contingent (25-33%), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

11 total 

  • Christopher D Hite

    Attorney Press is an extremely competent, detail oriented, and capable advocate. Despite our matter being contentious and adversarial in nature, his etiquette and professionalism towards opposing counsel and parties was impressive.


    Christopher Hite Debt Collection Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Max L Rosenberg

    I endorse this lawyer's work. It is always outstanding and creative. He knows how to approach an issue from entirely radical standpoints and make successfull arguments I would not have imagined. He is a joy to work with.


    Max Rosenberg Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

Rosenberg & Press, LLC

2051 Main Street.
Stratford, CT, 06615

Rosenberg and Press, LLC

3333 Main Street, Ste 203
Stratford, CT, 06614-4861




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best Law Firm 2012- First PlaceFairfield County Weekly - Best of Voters Poll2012
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2012
Best Law Firm 2011 - First PlaceFairfield County Weekly Readers Poll - Best of 20112011

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AssociateRome McGuigan, PC2004 - 2005

Association NamePosition NameDuration
A.F. and A.M. America's St. Johns #8Master Mason2009 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Marcinszyk v. Miamogue Yacht ClubMotion to Dismiss Complaint Denied

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Quinnipiac University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
University of ConnecticutPolitical Science/ HistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1998

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Staying on the OutsideCriminal Defense2010