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Edward J. Gavin

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About Edward J. Gavin, Esq.

PAST PRESIDENT, CONNECTICUT CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYERS ASSOCIATION

Connecticut Super Lawyer, 2006-2018.

New England Super Lawyer, 2007 – 2018.

AV PREEMINENT RATED LAWYER BY MARTINDALE-HUBBELL FOR OVER 10 YEARS

Recipient, 2017 ST. AUGUSTINE AWARD, DIOCESE OF BRIDGEPORT, AWARDED BY HIS EXCELLENCY BISHOP FRANK CAGGIANO

Recipient, 2017-18 CCDLA MERIT AWARD in recognition of Attorney Gavin’s exceptional contributions and service made, on behalf of CCDLA

Recipient, PAUL J. MC QUILLAN PUBLIC SERVICE AWARD 2015- Recognition of Extraordinary Dedication and Efforts to Abolish the Death Penalty in Connecticut

Recipient, 2014-15 CCDLA MERIT AWARD in recognition of Attorney Gavin’s exceptional contributions and service made, on behalf of CCDLA

Recipient, 2012-13 CCDLA MERIT AWARD in recognition of Attorney Gavin’s exceptional contributions and service made, on behalf of CCDLA

Recipient, 2011-12 CCDLA MERIT AWARD in recognition of Attorney Gavin’s exceptional contributions and service made, on behalf of CCDLA

Recipient 2010-11 CCDLA SERVICE AWARD in recognition of Attorney Gavin’s exceptional contributions and service made, on behalf of CCDLA

Member, Connecticut Bar Examining Committee

Member, State of Connecticut, Criminal Practice Commission

Criminal Law Technical Advisor, Greater Bridgeport Bar Association.

Greater Bridgeport Bar Association Criminal Law Section (Co-Chair);

Greater Bridgeport Bar Association (Board of Directors);

Member, National Association Criminal Defense Lawyers.

RECIPIENT, John “Jack” Morrissey Distinguished Service Memorial Award 2011, St, Joseph’s High School, Trumbull, Connecticut

PAST PRESIDENT, REGIONAL NETWORK OF PROGRAMS 2000-2002

 

Admission Details

  • Admitted in 1990, Connecticut, New York and U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut, U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit 2004, U.S. Supreme Court

Law School Attended

  • University of Bridgeport, Class of 1990, J.D.

University Attended

  • State University of New York at Plattsburgh, Class of 1983, B.S.

Associations & Memberships

  • Connecticut, New York State and American Bar Associations

  • Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (Past President)

  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association. Fellow:

Bar Fellowship

  • Senior Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America, Trial Lawyers Honorary Society.

Representative Cases

  • AFSCME, Council 4, Local 1565 v. Dep’t of Corr., SC 18187, SUPREME COURT OF CONNECTICUT, 298 Conn. 824(2010)

  • State v. Erickson, SC 18391, SUPREME COURT OF CONNECTICUT, 297 Conn. 164

  • 997 A.2d 480 (2010)

  • State v. Marra, SC 18331, SUPREME COURT OF CONNECTICUT, 295 Conn. 74

  • 988 A.2d 865(2010)

  • In re Ross, (SC 17342), (SC 17343), SUPREME COURT OF CONNECTICUT, 272 Conn. 674

  • 866 A.2d 541(2005)

  • State v. Munoz, AC 27476, APPELLATE COURT OF CONNECTICUT, 104 Conn. App. 85

  • 932 A.2d 443(2007)

  • State v. Jennings, AC 27712, APPELLATE COURT OF CONNECTICUT, 101 Conn. App. 810

  • 928 A.2d 541(2007)

  • State v. Olah, (AC 18467), APPELLATE COURT OF CONNECTICUT, 60 Conn. App. 350

  • 759 A.2d 548(2000)

  • State v. Orhan, (AC 17003), APPELLATE COURT OF CONNECTICUT, 52 Conn. App. 231

  • 726 A.2d 629(1999).

Areas of Law Practiced:

  • Criminal Defense

  • Civil Litigation

  • Representation of Teachers, Administration and Students in all area’s of Educational Law

  • Medical Negligence

  • White Collar Criminal Defense Municipal Labor Law

  • Administrative Law

  • DUI/DWI

  • Alcoholic Beverages

  • Sexual Assault

  • Drug Cases

  • Wrongful Death

  • Civil

  • Labor and Administrative Matter

Our Office
  • Bridgeport Office
    1087 Broad Street
    1st Floor Left
    Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604
    Phone: 203-347-7050
    Fax: 203-683-6555
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