William B. Westcott

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Westport, CT

Maya Murphy, PC
 | 266 Post Road East, Suite 1
Westport, CT 06880
Phone: 203-221-3100
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017
Licensed Since: 1996
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (50%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%)
Attorney Profile

A partner at Maya Murphy, P.C., William B. Westcott handles legal matters in New York and Connecticut related to criminal defense, personal injury and appellate law. With over 20 years of experience in law, he has appeared, briefed and argued in both supreme and appellate courts in Connecticut. Admitted to practice in federal and state courts in Connecticut, he also handles cases of personal injury law for those who have been injured at the hands of another.

Mr. Westcott earned his undergraduate degree from Northwestern University before moving on to earn a Juris Doctor at the University of Connecticut School of Law. As a member of the university’s clinical programs, he was placed first in his class in appellate and trial practice and was one of the International Law Journal’s members. Since his career in private practice started, he has had convictions reversed, new trials ordered and won many acquittals in high-profile cases on the grounds of constitutional rights violations, illegal jury instructions, inappropriate use of evidence and findings of error.

A counsel to the Connecticut Education Association’s members, Mr. Westcott is a liaison dealing with issues of employment status for those who have been charged with a crime. In cases of public interest, he has been the Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association’s representation with filings as amicus. Mr. Westcott is knowledgeable and experienced in civil litigation matters related to identity theft caused by lending institutions being careless with consumer information.

Residents and organizations of New York and Connecticut that have been charged with a crime, been injured by another person or may end up in appeals court rely on Mr. Westcott for legal help.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (50%): Criminal Law

Personal Injury - General (50%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff

Focus Areas

Criminal Defense: Criminal Law

Personal Injury - General: Personal Injury - Plaintiff

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 1 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2017

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About William Westcott

Admitted: 1996, Connecticut

Professional Webpage: http://www.mayalaw.com/attorneys/william-b-westcott/

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Connecticut

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • State v. Adams, 36 Conn.App. 473 (1994)
  • State v. Moran, 53 Conn.App. 406 (1999)
  • State v. Huckabee, 54 Conn.App. 758 (1999)
  • State v. Gaston, 56 Conn.App. 125 (1999)
  • Harte v. Commissioner of Motor Vehicles, 54 Conn.App. 902 (1999)
  • State v. Smith, 57 Conn.App. 290 (2000)
  • Housing Authority of Norwalk v. Davis, 57 Conn.App. 731 (2000)
  • State v. Brown, 60 Conn.App.487 (2000)
  • State v. Toro, 62 Conn.App. 635 (2001)
  • Fields v. Housing Authority of Norwalk, 63 Conn.App. 617 (2001)
  • State v. Delgado, 64 Conn.App. 312 (2001)
  • State v. Solman, 67 Conn.App. 235 (2001)
  • Landa v. Commissioner of Motor Vehicles, 63 Conn.App. 904 (2001)
  • State v. Russell, 67 Conn.App. 822 (2002)
  • State v. Marro, 68 Conn.App. 849 (2002)
  • State v. Clark, 69 Conn.App. 41 (2002)
  • State v. Rivera, 70 Conn.App. 203 (2002)
  • State v. Riser, 70 Conn.App. 543 (2002)
  • Greenfield v. Commissioner of Correction, 73 Conn.App. 583 (2002)
  • State v. Ashe, 74 Conn.App. 511 (2003)
  • State v. Servello, 80 Conn.App. 313 (2003)
  • State v. O’Such, 74 Conn.App. 906 (2003)
  • State v. Torres, 82 Conn.App. 823 (2004)
  • State v. Giordano-Lanza, 83 Conn.App. 811 (2004)
  • State v. Flowers, 85 Conn.App. 681 (2004)
  • State v. Wright, 86 Conn.App. 86 (2004)
  • State v. Lefort, 86 Conn.App. 751 (2005)
  • State v. Mussington, 87 Conn.App. 86 (2005)
  • State v. Smith, 88 Conn.App. 275 (2005)
  • State v. Marti, 89 Conn.App. 241 (2005)
  • State v. Nixon, 91 Conn.App. 333 (2005)
  • State v. Malon, 96 Conn.App. 59 (2006)
  • State v. Brown, 97 Conn.App. 837 (2006)
  • State v. Slater, 98 Conn.App. 288 (2006)
  • State v. Rivet, 99 Conn.App. 230 (2007)
  • State v. Grant, 103 Conn.App. 456 (2007)
  • State v. Telford, 108 Conn.App. 435 (2008)
  • State v. Callahan, 108 Conn.App. 605 (2008)
  • State v. Fleming, 111 Conn.App. 337 (2008)
  • State v. Stephens, 111 Conn.App. 473 (2008)
  • State v. Thomas W., 115 Conn.App. 467 (2009)
  • State v. Manson, 118 Conn.App. 538 (2009)
  • State v. Gamble, 119 Conn.App. 287 (2010)
  • State v. Alberto M., 120 Conn.App. 104 (2010)
  • State v. Calvin N., 122 ConnApp. 216 (2010)
  • Bunkley v. Meachum, F.3d 1518 (2d Cir. 1995)
  • State v. Heredia, 253 Conn. 543 (2000)
  • State v. Brown, 259 Conn. 799 (2002)
  • State v. Vega, 259 Conn. 374 (2002)
  • State v. Drakeford, 261 Conn. 420 (2002)
  • State v. Delgado, 261 Conn. 708 (2002)
  • State v. DeLoreto, 265 Conn. 145 (2003)
  • State v. Foote, 273 Conn. 937 (2005)
  • State v. Flowers, 278 Conn. 533 (2006)
  • State v. Slater, 285 Conn. 162 (2008)
  • State v. Foster, 293 Conn. 327 (2009)
  • State v. Thomas W., Conn. (2010)

Educational Background:

  • Northwestern University
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Office Location for William B. Westcott

266 Post Road East
Suite 1
Westport, CT 06880

Phone: 203-221-3100

 

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Last Updated: 8/14/2017

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