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Hartford, CT Criminal Defense Lawyers

299 lawyers specializing in Criminal Defense are available in the Hartford, CT area.

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    Salvatore Bonanno

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    Law Offices of Salvatore Bonanno
    67 Russ Street, Hartford, CT
    64 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.8 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 36 years
    Hiring a Criminal Defense Attorney is not only stressful but critical. You need to hire someone who is; experienced, well respected, will protect your rights at all times, and has a long-standing track record of success. We leave no stone unturned...

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    60% Criminal Defense, 40% DUI & DWI

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    CT, Active since 1987
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    Trent Alan LaLima

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    Santos & LaLima, P.C.
    50 Russ St, Hartford, CT
    24 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 10 years
    Attorney LaLima has extensive experience handling a wide range of criminal cases, from high-profile murders, sexual assault crimes, and other felonies to DUI, domestic violence, and misdemeanors. He can be hired from the pre-arrest stage to try to...

    Practice area
    50% Criminal Defense, 20% White Collar Crime, 10% Appeals and more

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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     30 minutes

    License
    CT, Active since 2013
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    Robert J T Britt

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    Ruel Ruel Goings & Britt
    One Constitution Plaza, 6th Floor, Hartford, CT
    39 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 39 years
    Review: Attorney Britt was excellent in every way. He is obviously well respected in the court system by his peers. He takes time to listen and provides honest feedback and realistic expectations. He is flexible and willing to go the distance to get the f...
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    Patrick Tomasiewicz

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    Fazzano & Tomasiewicz, LLC
    96 Oak Street, Hartford, CT
    31 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 39 years
    Review: Mr. Tomasiewicz made the unthinkable happen for me in court. I recommend his services to anyone who is looking for a knowledgeable, persistent and eloquent attorney. I cannot thank him enough for what he has done. He is a definitely a wordsmith. I...
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    Jonathan Ross Sills

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    The Sills Law Firm, LLC
    645 Farmington Avenue, Hartford, CT
    27 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 8.7 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 17 years
    For more than a decade, Attorney Jonathan R. Sills has represented the accused in criminal and drunk driving defense cases throughout the state of Connecticut. In addition, Attorney Sills helps his clients through complex processes involving Depar...
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    John D Maxwell

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    Brown, Paindiris & Scott, LLP
    100 Pearl Street, 2nd Floor, Hartford, CT
    7 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.5 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 44 years
    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. Att...
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    Cody N. Guarnieri

    100 Pearl Street, Tenth Floor, Hartford, CT
    15 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 11 years
    Attorney Cody N. Guarnieri is a senior partner and trial lawyer at Brown, Paindiris & Scott. His practice focuses primarily on criminal defense, personal injury, general and business litigation, and defending professional and occupational licensin...
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    Lucas M Watson

    Law Office of Lucas M. Watson
    330 Main St., 3rd Floor, Hartford, CT
    7 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 17 years
    As a native of Hartoford, Connecticut, Lucas M. Watson, Esq. has dedicated his practice to providing client-focused representation to those in need of legal services throughout the State of Connecticut. Attorney Watson provides invaluable knowledg...
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    Mark Daniel Colson

    Colson Law Firm, LLC
    102 Oak Street, Hartford, CT
    6 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 16 years
    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 o...
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    Richard R Brown

    Criminal defense Attorney near Hartford (06103)
    4 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 52 years
    i have been practicing law since i was admitted in Connecticut in 1971. i also have been admitted to the US District Court in Ct. as well as the Second Circuit Court of Appleals in 1972; i was admitted to the US Supreme Ct in was an Assistant Atto...
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    William T Gerace

    Gerace & Associates
    21 Oak St Ste 604, Hartford, CT
    30 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 8.6 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 43 years
    With over 30 years experience in Connecticut courts Attorney Gerace is extremely skilled in all aspects of the criminal process. He is well known and respected in all of the criminal courts and is known for a stellar record at trial. Attorney Gera...
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    Virginia Marie Gillette

    Santos & LaLima, PC
    50 Russ Street, Hartford, CT
    8 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 8.5 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 2 years
    Attorney Virginia Gillette is a member in good standing of the Connecticut State Bar and admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut. Virginia joined Santos & LaLima as a Law Clerk in September 2019...
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    Michael Rodney St Louis

    Law Office of Michael St.Louis
    100 Pearl Street, 4th floor, Hartford, CT
    7 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 8.1 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 12 years
    Providing aggressive legal representation while achieving the best possible client outcomes. Licensed in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Connecticut. CALI awards for excellence in legal ethics and criminal law studies.
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    Gregory A Jones

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    Fazzano & Tomasiewicz LLC
    96 Oak St, Hartford, CT
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    Avvo Rating: 9.5 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 6 years
    2023 Super Lawyers Rising Star, 10 under 40 award Criminal Defense Attorney, produced multiple six-figure awards in Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Sexual Assault and Employment Discrimination.

    Practice area
    20% Criminal Defense, 20% Personal Injury, 10% Employment & Labor and more

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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     60 minutesHourly Rates$350 per hourContingency33%-33%

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    CT, Active since 2017
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    Andrew John Cates

    Law Offices of Andrew J. Cates, LLC
    97 Oak St., Third Floor, Hartford, CT
    6 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 8.2 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 15 years
    Attorney Cates is a former United States Marine. There he served as an M60 operator in the 5th Marine Regiment and managed the substance abuse program for the Regiment. Attorney Cates attended the University Of Connecticut School Of Law. He is a g...
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    Cara Therese Cavallari

    Gerace & Associates
    21 Oak Street, Suite 604, Hartford, CT
    83 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 6.7 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 6 years
    Review: Cara was an exceptional lawyer! She made me feel more at ease throughout the entire process. She was attentive and asked a lot of questions to ensure she knew the full details to help me the best she could. She communicated with me thoroughly to e...
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    Kirstin B Coffin

    Kirstin B. Coffin
    111 Oak St # 2, Hartford, CT
    4 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 7.6 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 29 years
    Review: I've been dealing with Kristen for years, she means business and gets the job done! She always went above and beyond in all my cases. I always recommend her to family and friends and they talked nothing but good about her,and were happy with the r...
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    James W Bergenn

    Shipman & Goodwin
    One Constitution Plaza, Hartford, CT
    2 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 44 years
    Review: I originally was referred to Shipman and Goodwin by another attorney. After interviewing with Jim and Bill, I was convinced this was the legal team I wanted to take over my automobile accident lawsuit. Throughout the entire duration of my case, th...
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    Matthew Allen Crockett

    McConnell Family Law Group
    638 Prospect Avenue, Hartford, CT
    6 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.1 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 23 years
    Marine
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    Alan J Sobol

    Pullman & Comley, LLC
    90 State House Square, Hartford, CT
    Not yet reviewed
    Avvo Rating: 9.4 
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed for 49 years
    Alan J. Sobol is a member of Pullman & Comley’s Litigation Department and White Collar, Criminal Defense and Corporate Investigations practice. He also serves in the firm's Health Care and Construction practices.Alan has represented both corporate...

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Hartford, CT 6106
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