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I run a general practice firm located in Hartford, Connecticut, focusing in criminal defense and personal injury.  The firm excels in guiding individuals through Connecticut's complex legal system – charging a very reasonable fee for doing so and often working out flexible payment arrangements to ensure those needing assistance can afford it.


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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 60%
  2. Personal Injury: 30%
  3. Litigation: 10%



Hourly ($200-300/hour), contingent (20-40%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

15 total 

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  • James O Ruane

    I am the current president of the Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and I definitely endorse Attorney Colson for their work defending people charged with criminal offenses in Connecticut. Attorney Colson is a tireless fighter for the accused and zealously defends his clients. If you are seeking an attorney for help with a criminal case, you have found a good one in Attorney Colson.


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

  • Rudy Santiago Moreno

    I have known and worked with Attorney Colson for the last couple of years. He is certainly knowledgable in his practice areas.


    Rudy Moreno Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Colson Law Firm, LLC

40 Russ Street
Hartford, CT, 06106


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
MemberColson Law Firm, LLC2008 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
Connecticut Trial Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
Connecticut Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Michael Anderson, et al. v. Hartford Commercial Properties, LLCDefended case - plaintiff's verdict on liability but court awarded $0 in damages.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Quinnipiac University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
University of ConnecticutEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts2003
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
A Panel Discussion on Criminal Law Legal CareersYoung Lawyers in Criminal Law2010