Eugene J. Riccio

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Fairfield, CT

Law Offices of Eugene J. Riccio
 | 2000 Post Road, Ste 203
Fairfield, CT 06824
Phone: 203-319-0054
Fax: 203-319-5004
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1976
Education: New York Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (50%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (30%),
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (20%)
Attorney Profile

A criminal defense attorney with the Law Offices of Eugene J. Riccio, Eugene J. Riccio brings more than four decades of experience to the people of Fairfield County, New Haven County, Westport, Bridgeport, New Haven, Greenwich, Stratford and Fairfield. His practice areas include record expungements, pardons, violation of probation, illegal search and seizure, weapon offenses, motor vehicle and traffic offenses, violent crimes, juvenile delinquency, larceny, assault, white collar and financial crimes, federal crimes, sexual assaults, child pornography, drug offenses, DUI/DWI and domestic violence.

Mr. Riccio is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, the Stamford/Norwalk Bar Association, the Greenwich Bar Association and the Connecticut Bar Association. For the last 10 years he has been on the list of The Best Lawyers in America and has been named the Lawyer of the Year for Criminal Defense – General Practice – Stamford Metro five times.

In 1973, Mr. Riccio obtained a Bachelor of Arts from Marquette University before graduating from New York Law School in 1976 with his Juris Doctor. He then attended Fordham University where he earned his Master of Arts in 1984. He is currently a member of the Connecticut Juvenile Training School Advisory Board, counsel to the Stamford/Norwalk Judicial District Grievance Panel and a former member of the Client Security Fund.

Mr. Riccio is admitted to practice in the state of Massachusetts, the state of New York and the state of Connecticut. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit, the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, and the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (50%): Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (30%)

Criminal Defense: White Collar (20%): Criminal Law - Federal

Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, Criminal Law - Federal

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Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2019

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About Eugene Riccio

Admitted: 1976, Connecticut

Honors/Awards:

  • Top 50: Attorney 2017 Connecticut Super Lawyers
  • Fairfield County Bar Association 2018 Recipient of the Mario DiNatale Professionalism Award
  • Top 50: Attorney 2018 Connecticut Super Lawyers
  • Top 100: Attorney 2018 New England Super Lawyers
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America (2009-2019)
  • Listed in Super Lawyers (2009-2019)
  • 2018 Lawyer of the Year for Criminal Defense-General Practice-Stamford, Best Lawyer of the Year , Best Lawyers New York Area Publication, 2018
  • 2019 Lawyer of the Year for Criminal Defense-White Collar-Stamford, Best Lawyer of the Year , Best Lawyers New York Area Publication
  • 2019 Lawyer of the Year for Criminal Defense-General Practice-Stamford, Best Lawyer of the Year , Best Lawyers New York Area Publication
  • 2011 Lawyer of the Year for Criminal Defense-White Collar-Stamford, Best Lawyer of the Year , Best Lawyers New York Area Publication, 2011
  • 2017 Lawyer of the Year for Criminal Defense-White Collar-Stamford, Best Lawyer of the Year , Best Lawyers New York Area Publication, 2017
  • 2015 Lawyer of the Year for Criminal Defense-White Collar-Stamford, Best Lawyer of the Year , Best Lawyers New York Area Publication, 2015
  • Fairfield County Bar Association Recipient of the Mario DiNatale Professionalism Award, Award, 2018

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member Connecticut Juvenile Training School Advisory Board
  • Member of the Stamford/Norwalk Bar Association
  • Member of the Client Security Fund (2004-2007)
  • Member of the Stamford/Norwalk Judicial District Grievance Panel (2004-2007)
  • Counsel to the Stamford/Norwalk Judicial District Grievance Panel (2007-Present)
  • United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit (2004)
  • United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts (2001)
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York (1988) 
  • United States District Court for the District of Connecticut (1982)
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (1988)
  • Massachusetts (1997)
  • New York (1977)
  • Connecticut (1976)
  • Connecticut, Bridgeport, Greenwich & Regional Bar Associations Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Member Board of Editors, Connecticut Law TribuneImpeachment by Prior Conviction, 59 Connecticut Bar Journal 404 (1985)

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • State v. Sabia, 1 Conn. App. 315 (1984)
  • State v. Thurman, 10 Conn. App. 302, 523 A.2d 891 (1987)
  • State v. Russell, 101 Conn. App. 298, 922 A.2d 191 (2007)
  • State v. Keiser, 196 Conn. 122, 491 A.2d 382 (1985)
  • State v. Carter, 189 Conn. 611, 458 A.2d 369 (1983)
  • State v. Carter, 189 Conn. 631, 458 A.2d 379 (1983)
  • State v. Binet, 192 Conn. 618, 473 A.2d 1200 (1984)
  • State v. Pinder, 250 Conn. 385, 736 A.2d 857 (1999)
  • State v. Crafts, 226 Conn. 237, 627 A.2d 877 (1993)
  • Miller v. Commissioner of Correction, 242 Conn. 745, 700 A.2d 1108 (1997)

Educational Background:

  • Marquette University (B.A. 1973)
  • Fordham University (M.A. 1984)
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Office Location for Eugene J. Riccio

2000 Post Road
Ste 203
Fairfield, CT 06824

Phone: 203-319-0054

Fax: 203-319-5004

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