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New Haven, CT Criminal defense lawyers

210 lawyers specializing in Criminal Defense are available in the New Haven, CT area.

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New Haven has 210 Criminal defense Attorneys with 560 Reviews

  • Douglas Deane Rudolph

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    Law Office of Douglas D. Rudolph
    65 Trumbull Street, Second Floor, New Haven, CT
    5.0 stars 24 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed
    Good people make mistakes, and everyone deserves a proper defense
  • Christopher Thomas DeMatteo

    Pattis & Smith, LLC
    383 Orange St., First Floor, New Haven, CT
    5.0 stars 7 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed
    I was born and raised in and around New Haven, Connecticut. I earned my bachelor's degree from Boston College and my juris doctor from Marquette. After working as an associate attorney for Jazlowiecki  & Jazlowiecki in Bristol, I opened my own off...
  • Hugh F Keefe

    Lynch, Traub Keefe & Errante, PC
    52 Trumbull Street, P. O. Box 1612, New Haven, CT
    2.0 stars 1 review
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed
  • Kevin Murray Smith

    Kevin Smith, Attorney at Law, LLC
    928 Chapel Street, Suite 208, New Haven, CT
    5.0 stars 8 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.3  
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed
    Attorney Kevin Smith has successfully defended hundreds of criminal cases, from felonies to fines.

    Practice area
    75% Criminal defense, 20% DUI and DWI, 5% Appeals

    Cost
    Free Consultation
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    60 minutes

    License
    CT, Active since 2007

  • Ethan A Levin-Epstein

    405 Orange Street, New Haven, CT
    4.0 stars 4 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed
    Ethan Levin-Epstein is a seasoned trial lawyer with over 40 years of experience in the criminal law. He has tried more than 30 jury trials to verdict for the prosecution and the defense. He has been designated a Super Lawyer and has been listed si...
  • Tara Leigh Knight

    Knight & Cerritelli LLC
    2 Lincoln St, New Haven, CT
    5.0 stars 9 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.6  
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed
    Tara Knight is the founding member and senior partner of the firm of Knight & Cerritelli L.L.C. located in New Haven, Connecticut. Attorney Knight specializes in criminal defense law and is board-certified in criminal trial advocacy by the Nationa...
  • Scott Allen Leventhal

    The LoRicco Law Firm
    216 Crown St Ste 502, New Haven, CT
    4.5 stars 8 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.3  
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed
    DWI, Criminal & Personal Injury attorney for the accused and the injured-Cheshire/ New Haven County
  • Norman Alexander Pattis

    Pattis & Smith, LLC
    383 Orange St Apt 1, New Haven, CT
    3.5 stars 7 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 8.6  
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed
    Norm Pattis is veteran of more than 100 successful jury trials, many resulting in acquittals for people charged with serious crimes, multi million dollar civil rights and discrimination verdicts, and successful criminal appeals. The Hartford Coura...
  • Chris Robert Nelson

    Nelson | Votto
    18 Trumbull Street, New Haven, CT
    5.0 stars 1 review
    Avvo Rating: 9.9  
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed
    Before deciding to open my own firm, I worked as an associate for several years at a prestigious firm in New Haven County were I received significant experience in a many different areas of the law.  I now use that experience as a general practiti...
  • Patrick G Hughes

    The Law Offices of Patrick G. Hughes, LLC
    683 State St., www.pghugheslaw.com, New Haven, CT
    4.5 stars 15 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.6  
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed
      I am a former active duty United States Marine and in 2011, I took those "Corps" values and started the Law Offices of Patrick G. Hughes, LLC, where my practice areas consist of personal injury, criminal defense, family law, and residential and ...
  • John Andrew Ferranti

    Attorney At Law
    50 Elm St, New Haven, CT
    5.0 stars 1 review
    Avvo Rating: 7.8  
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed
    Review: “John Ferranti was professional, direct, and cut through the nonsense that was going on in my case. He helped ease my mind and got the job done. I would highly recommend John to anyone I know.”
  • Paul V Carty

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    Law Offices of Paul V. Carty
    233 Orange Street, P.O. Box 3192, New Haven, CT
    Not yet reviewed
    Avvo Rating: 9.6  
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed
    Knowledgeable Legal Counsel COMMUNITY-BASED. COMMUNITY-DRIVEN
  • E Gregory Cerritelli

    Knight & Cerritelli LLC
    2 Lincoln St., New Haven, CT
    5.0 stars 7 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.3  
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed
    Gregory Cerritelli is a partner of the law firm Knight & Cerritelli, L.L.C. Before joining his firm, Attorney Cerritelli worked as a litigator devoting his practice primarily to criminal defense, police misconduct and general litigation. He is a m...
  • William F Dow

    350 Orange Street, New Haven, CT
    4.5 stars 7 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed
    Review: “Willie Dow defended my brother in a criminal action in Federal Court during the period 2013-2014. The charge against my brother carried a minimum mandatory sentence of 5-20 years of imprisonment. During that time, I was...
  • Susan Dale Red

    Red Law Firm, LLC
    7 Elm Street, Second Floor, New Haven, CT
    4.5 stars 10 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 8.5  
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed
    Review: “This was my first court case encounter and I had Susan who was awesome. I had a misdemeanor case and she represented like the pro she is. It took a little longer to resolve than we expected but still happy with the outcom...
  • Charles E Tiernan III

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    52 Trumbull St, P.O. Box 1612, New Haven, CT
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    Avvo Rating: 9.5  
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed
    Experience, creativity, results
  • Todd A. Bussert

    FROST BUSSERT LLC
    350 Orange Street, Suite 100, New Haven, CT
    5.0 stars 7 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed
    Todd Bussert is a committed advocate who practices in the areas of federal criminal defense, Connecticut criminal defense, criminal appeals and post-conviction matters, federal sentencing and federal Bureau of Prisons issues. He has represented in...
  • James I. Glasser

    Wiggin & Dana LLP
    265 Church St, Po Box 1832, New Haven, CT
    5.0 stars 2 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.0  
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed
      James I. Glasser is a Partner in the New Haven and New York offices of Wiggin and Dana and is Chair of the Litigation Department. Mr. Glasser is a seasoned advocate who has successfully represented corporations and individuals in complex civil ...
  • Rosemarie Paine

    Jacobs & Dow, LLC.
    350 Orange St, New Haven, CT
    Not yet reviewed
    Avvo Rating: 9.7  
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed
    Rosemarie Paine joined Jacobs & Dow, LLC in 2000. She has decades of experience working on personal injury, serious crime, and civil rights cases. 
  • Erin M Field

    Field Law Office, LLC
    157 Church St, 19th Floor, New Haven, CT
    5.0 stars 132 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 7.1  
    Criminal defense Lawyer Licensed
    Connecticut attorney Erin M. Field has been fighting for the rights of her clients for more than two decades. After graduating from the Western New England College School of Law, Erin founded her own law practice in 1992. Through her practice, Eri...

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