Mission Statement
The mission of the Office of the Federal Defender for the District of Connecticut is four-fold:
  • To provide vigorous and high quality representation to indigent defendants in federal court
  • To foster and promote the high standards and ideals engendered by the Bill of Rights and the Criminal Justice Act;
  • To ensure that justice in the federal courts is administered to all persons on a fair and equal basis, regardless of race, creed, national origin or socio-economic status.
  • To advance the effectiveness of the federal legal system through excellence in legal scholarship and through on going education and training of the criminal defense bar.
The Staff
The following is a listing of the Federal Defender staff and offices. Please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have, if you should need assistance in a particular area, or if you just want to bounce an idea off someone. Click on the individual's name to contact them directly.

Office Addresses:

10 Columbus Blvd, FL 6
Hartford, CT 06106-1976
Telephone: (860) 493-6260
Fax: (860) 493-6269
265 Church St, Suite 702
New Haven, CT 06510-7005
Telephone: (203) 498-4200
Fax: (203) 498-4207

Federal Defender:

Assistant Federal Defenders:  

Support Staff:  
- Adminsitrative Officer - Paralegal
- Administrative Assistant - Investigator
- Investigator - Mitigation Specialist
- Paralegal - Legal Assistant
- Research & Writing Attorney - Research & Writing Attorney