Richard T. Meehan Jr.

Richard T. Meehan Jr.

  • Criminal Law
  • Connecticut
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Date of Birth: January 11, 1949
Bachelor of Arts, University of Notre Dame, 1970
Juris Doctor, with honors, University of Connecticut, 1974
Admitted to practice in State and Federal Courts in Connecticut, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, United States Supreme Court.
Currently the managing partner in MeehanLaw, LLC Bridgeport, Connecticut, with a concentration in criminal and civil litigation, appellate work, and family law.
AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, 1988-Present.
Martindale-Hubbell, Judicial Edition, AV Preeminent Rating in Legal and Ethical Standards, Reflecting the Confidential Opinions of Members of the Bar and Judiciary, 2018-Present
Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers, 2013-Present.
Fellow, International Academy of Trial Lawyers, 2011-Present. Connecticut State Chairman
Charter Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America, Trial Lawyer Honorary Society, 2007- Present.
Fellow, American College of Board Certified Lawyers, 2013- Present.
Member, American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) 2014-
American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys, 2014-
Certified Criminal Trial Specialist, National Board of Trial Advocacy, November, 1994; recertified 1999; 2004, 2009, 2014, 2019.
Certified Civil Trial Specialist, National Board of Trial Advocacy, December, 2009, recertified 2014, 2019.
Certified Pre-Trial Specialist, National Board of Trial Advocacy, December, 2009, recertified 2014.
The National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Connecticut, 2010- present.
The National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Trial Lawyers, Lifetime Achievement Award, 2018
Lawyers of Distinction, Excellence in Medical Malpractice Award, 2018
Top Ten Criminal Defense Attorneys, Nationally Ranked, National Academy of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2017
AVVO rating 10/10
Chairman, Connecticut Judicial Review Council, 2014-2019
Member, Connecticut Bar Association, Federal Judiciary Committee, Lawyer to Lawyer Dispute Resolution Committee

Practice Area
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
State of Connecticut Judicial Branch
ID Number: 037037
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Websites & Blogs
MeehanLaw LLC
Contact & Map
MeehanLaw LLC
76 Lyon Terrace
Bridgeport, CT 06604
Telephone: (203) 333-1888
Cell: (203) 521-1039
Fax: (203) 331-0107
MeehanLaw, LLC
29 East Main St.
Westport, CT 06880
Telephone: (203) 916-1743
Cell: (203) 521-1039
Fax: (203) 331-0107
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