Cody N. Guarnieri

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Hartford, CT

Brown, Paindiris & Scott, LLP
 | 100 Pearl Street, Suite 1100
Hartford, CT 06103-4506
Phone: 860-430-4950
Fax: 860-522-2490
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2012
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (40%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (10%),
  • Administrative Law (10%)
Attorney Profile

An attorney at the Hartford, Connecticut, office of Brown Paindiris & Scott, LLP, Cody N. Guarnieri divides his practice among the areas of criminal defense, personal injury and wrongful death litigation, workers' compensation claims, and professional licensing administrative hearings. His successful track record in all of these endeavors have earned him the respect of his fellow attorneys, as evidenced by his receipt of a 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo.

Mr. Guarnieri provides defense representation to clients throughout Hartford County and other parts of the state who have been charged by the state or federal government with misdemeanors or felonies. The types of cases that he has handled have included driving under the influence, white collar crimes, robbery, sex crimes, murder, and drug possession and distribution. He has been able to obtain numerous acquittals after bench or jury trials, while in other instances he has negotiated favorable plea agreements.

In his personal injury and wrongful death practice, Mr. Guarnieri assists people who have been harmed by the negligence of other parties in incidents involving medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, defective products and premises liability. He also represents clients who have been injured on the job and who are seeking their rightful benefits under their employer's workers' compensation insurance coverage. His administrative law practice encompasses the representation of professionals who are encountering licensing issues.

Mr. Guarnieri attended Eastern Connecticut State University and graduated magna cum laude in 2009, receiving dual bachelor's degrees in history and political science. His legal education came at the University of Connecticut School of Law, and he was awarded his Juris Doctor with honors in 2012. He is admitted to practice in Connecticut and before the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (40%): Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence

Personal Injury - General (40%): Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Workers' Compensation (10%)

Administrative Law (10%): Licensing

Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Licensing

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 4 years

Rising Stars: 2015 - 2018

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About Cody Guarnieri

Admitted: 2012, Connecticut

Professional Webpage: https://www.bpslawyers.com/Attorneys/Cody-N-Guarnieri.shtml

Honors/Awards:

  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award - Criminal Defense Clinic, 2012
  • Selected New Leader in the Law by the Connecticut Law Tribune, 2016  
  • Avvo.com rated a perfect 10 out of 10
  • Lead Counsel Rated in Criminal Defense, 2014-present
  • Connecticut SuperLawyer Rising Star, 2015-present
  • Connecticut Bar Association Presidential Fellow Emeritus - 2017
  • Connecticut Bar Association Presidential Fellow, 2015 - 2017

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • American Bar Association, Criminal Justice Section
  • Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit  
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers  
  • Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
  • Hartford County Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • St. Patrick - St. Anthony Church Men's Fellowship Member, 2017
  • Hartford Rotary Club, Past President, 2015 - 2016

Educational Background:

  • Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic, Connecticut, Dual B.A.s (Magna Cum Laude), 2009
Office Location for Cody N. Guarnieri

100 Pearl Street
Suite 1100
Hartford, CT 06103-4506

Phone: 860-430-4950

Fax: 860-522-2490

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Last Updated: 7/5/2018

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