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  1. Criminal Defense: 75%
    28 years, 800 cases
  2. Discrimination: 25%
    25 years, 150 cases

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  • James O Ruane

    I have been practicing criminal law in Connecticut since 1998 and I am now the President of the Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association. I endorse and recommend this attorney for their criminal defense skills. Attorney Levin-Epstein is a member in good standing of our organization and well known for his zealous representation of clients in criminal matters.


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405 Orange Street
New Haven, CT, 06511


NYCurrently registered 197203/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
First Assistant United States AttorneyUnited States Dept. of Justice1986 - 1989
Assistant United States AttorneyUnited States Dept. of Justice1983 - 1985
Assistant District AttorneyNew York District Attorney's Office1981 - 1983
Assistant United States AttorneyUnited States Dept. of JusticeAssistant United1973 - 1980
Legal Advisor to the Police CommissionerNew York City Police Department1972 - 1973
Association namePosition nameDuration
Connecticut Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A1990 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense AttorneysN/A1990 - Present
National Employment Lawyers AssociationN/A1990 - Present
Connecticut Bar AssociationExecutive Committee1990 - Present
Connecticut Bar Association, Federal Practice SectionCo-chair2006 - 2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Syracuse University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1971
Syracuse UniversityAmerican Studies and HumanitiesBA - Bachelor of Arts1968