Senior Partner John Maxwell has been practicing law in Connecticut for over 30 years and joined the firm of Brown, Paindiris & Scott, LLP in 1979. He practices primarily in the areas of criminal law, civil litigation and workers’ compensation.
Attorney Maxwell frequently speaks at Workers’ Compensation seminars, and co-authored the book, Defending DWI Cases in Connecticut, with Attorney Jennifer Owens. The book is the definitive text on the ins and outs of DUI practice in Connecticut, and was published by The Atlantic Law Book Company in 2007.
Attorney Maxwell is admitted to practice in Connecticut, the District Court of Connecticut, and in the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. He is a member of the American Bar Association, Connecticut Bar Association and the Middlesex County Bar Association as well as the National Association of Criminal and Defense Attorneys and the Connecticut Association of Defense Attorneys.
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|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2018|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2017|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2016|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2015|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2014|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyer||2012|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2011|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2010|
|Senior Partner||Brown, Paindiris & Scott, LLP||1979 - Present|
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|American Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Connecticut Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Middlesex County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|National Association of Criminal and Defense Attorneys||Member||N/A|
|Connecticut Association of Defense Attorneys||Member||N/A|
|Book||Defending DWI Cases in Connecticut||2007|
|William Mitchell College of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1979|
|Upsala College||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1974|
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