Sunday, 9 July 2017

Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyer


Attorney Felice Duffy served as an Assistant United States Attorney for ten years after beginning her legal career at two prestigious firms (one in CT and one in NY) and then clerking for two federal judges. As an undergraduate, she brought a legal action under the then-new Title IX statute against UCONN to compel the creation of its women’s varsity soccer program. She went on to become a first-team Division I All-American, was selected to be on the first U.S. National Women’s Team, and spent 10 years as Head Coach of the Yale women's soccer team (while at the same time earning her Ph.D. in Education/Sports Psychology).

I grew up with nine siblings in a household where our parents worked hard to treat all of us equally. No one was better than the others and no one was favored over the others. We were also taught to see the world that way – to not play favorites and to not judge others. So fairness and treating people with respect are central to my personal value system.

We were also taught to do our best at everything, whether it was school or hobbies or sports. “If it’s worth doing, it’s worth doing right.” Put simply, I’m driven by excellence, and I’m driven by it at a deep level.

Finally, more than half of my siblings became accomplished team athletes. You can read more about my sports background here, but four highlights include: filing an action against UCONN under the then-new Title IX statute as an undergraduate to compel the creation of a woman’s soccer program, being selected as a Division I First Team All-American in soccer, being named to the first Women’s U.S. National Soccer team, and serving as Head Coach of the Yale Division I Women’s Soccer Team. I share this with you because that inner fire of competitiveness and teamwork continues to drive me as a lawyer.

I bring these qualities to every client and every case I take because it’s who I am and how I practice law.

My clients are up against institutions with significant resources behind them, whether the state or federal government with its prosecutorial and law enforcement agencies or colleges and universities. So my clients need a strong advocate to level the playing field and make sure their rights are wisely and vigorously defended.

Education:
  • JD - Juris Doctor (Quinnipiac University School of Law) in 1999
  • Ph.D. Education  (University of Connecticut) in 1991

Work Experience:
  • Duffy Law Office (Criminal and college student defense attorney ) 2015 - Present
  • Department Of Justice (Assistant U.S. Attorney) 2005 - 2015
  • Zeldes, Needle and Cooper LLC (Attorney, Litigation Associate) 2004 - 2005
  • Sullivan and Cromwell (Attorney, Litigation Associate) 2002 - 2004
  • U.S. District Court (Judicial Law Clerk) 2000 - 2002
  • Murtha Cullina LLP (Associate General Counsel) 1999 - 2000

Awards:
  • Alice Paul Award for Advocacy for the Advancement of Women (National Organization for Women)
  • Professional of the Year (Bridgeport Reentry Collaborative)
  • Giving Voice Award (U.S. Attorney’s Office)
  • Leadership Award (Stop Handgun Violence)
  • Outstanding Professional  (NEAG School of Education, University of Connecticut)
  • Law Enforcement Appreciation Award (Peace Island Institute)

Associations:
  • American Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Council
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Greater Bridgeport Bar Association
  • New Haven County Bar Association
  • CT Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • CT Trial Lawyers Association
  • Raymond E. Baldwin Inns of Court

Practice Areas:
Connecticut criminal defense lawyer
Connecticut other federal crimes defense attorney
Connecticut white collar crime defense lawyer
Connecticut bank fraud defense attorney
Connecticut Credit Card Fraud defense attorney
Connecticut government fraud defense lawyer
Connecticut health care fraud defense attorney
Connecticut mail & wire fraud defense attorney
Connecticut mortgage fraud defense lawyer
Connecticut tax offenses defense attorney
Connecticut money laundering defense lawyer
Connecticut drug violations defense attorney
Connecticut gun violations defense lawyer
Connecticut hate crimes defense attorney
Connecticut state crimes defense lawyer
Connecticut weapons offenses defense attorney
Connecticut violent crimes defense lawyer
Connecticut murder and manslaughter defense attorney
Connecticut robbery defense attorney
Connecticut assault defense lawyer
Connecticut sex crimes defense lawyer
Connecticut rape and sexual assault defense attorney
Connecticut domestic violence defense attorney
Connecticut theft defense lawyer
Connecticut dui defense lawyer
Connecticut police misconduct defense attorney
Connecticut supervised release violators defense attorney
Connecticut victims representation defense lawyer
Connecticut witness representation defense lawyer
Connecticut sentencing advocacy defense attorney
Connecticut traffic crimes defense attorney
Connecticut misdemeanor defense lawyer
Connecticut juvenile crimes defense lawyer
Connecticut restraining order defense attorney
Connecticut expungement defense attorney
Connecticut college code violations defense lawyer
Connecticut college stalking defense lawyer
Connecticut college student sexual misconduct defense attorney
Connecticut student sexual assault and rape defense attorney
Connecticut college relationship violence defense lawyer
Connecticut college organization violence defense lawyer
Connecticut misuse of texting and social media defense attorney
Connecticut college hazing defense attorney
Connecticut college student bias-motivated conduct defense lawyer
Connecticut college student drug offenses defense lawyer
Connecticut college alcohol violations defense lawyer
Connecticut title ix defense attorney
Connecticut title ix athletics defense attorney
Connecticut title ix sexual assault defense lawyer

Contact:
Duffy Law, LLC
770 Chapel St #4f
New Haven, CT 06510
Phone: 203-946-2000
Fax: 203-907-1383
Business Email: inquiry@duffylawct.com
Website: http://www.duffylawct.com/felice-duffy/

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