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Robert J.T. Britt

Attorney Profile

Top Rated DUI-DWI Attorney in Hartford, CT

Ruel Ruel Burns & Britt, LLC
One Constitution Plaza, 6th Floor
Hartford, CT 06103
Phone: 860-248-7755
Fax: 860-216-1010
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2022
Licensed in Connecticut Since: 1984
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI, Criminal Defense
Attorney Profile

An attorney at Ruel Ruel Burns & Britt, LLC, Robert J.T. Britt represents clients in criminal defense matters with a focus on DUI/DWI. Serving the greater Hartford, Connecticut, area, his areas of practice also include the following matters: school disciplinary hearings and student rights, representation of student athletes, medical marijuana, DMV license issues, boating under the influence, motor vehicle and traffic offenses, and all felonies and misdemeanors.

Admitted to practice in the state of Connecticut, Mr. Britt is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut. In 1981, he graduated from Fairfield University with a Bachelor of Arts in economics. He then moved on to law school at New England Law and graduated in 1984 with his Juris Doctor.

After graduating from law school, Mr. Britt tried cases for the state as an assistant state attorney. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has certified him as an instructor in standardized field sobriety test procedures, and he is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association, the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, the Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and the Hartford County Bar Association, and a founding member of the National College for DUI Defense.

Within these organizations, he has served in several leadership positions. Mr. Britt is also a guest speaker for the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, the Connecticut Bar Association and the Hartford County Bar Association in matters related to DUI and examining expert witnesses and has been featured as a guest speaker on several morning radio shows.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
  • 50%Criminal Defense
Focus Areas

DUI/DWI, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Traffic Violations


4 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2022

About Robert J.T. Britt

First Admitted: 1984, Connecticut

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Bar/Professional Activity

  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
  • National College of DUI Defense, Founding Member
  • Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Past President CBA Criminal Justice Section ex officio
  • Hartford Country Bar Association
  • Hartford County Bar Association, Former Chairman, Criminal Justice Committee  
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Chair, Criminal Justice Section, 2003-2006
  • National College of DUI Defense, Founding Member
  • U.S. District Court of Connecticut, 1988
  • Connecticut 1984


  • United States Coast Guard, OUPV Captain, 2005-Present

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Intoxilyzer 5000 Operator
  • NHTSA Field Sobriety Test Instructor

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • A DUI Arrest from Start to Finish, Connecticut Trooper, Vol. 3, No.1
  • Examination of Expert Witnesses, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
  • Strategies in Defending DUI Cases, Connecticut Bar Association
  • Operating Under the Influence Defense, Hartford County Bar Association

Educational Background

  • Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT, B.A. in Economics, 1981
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Office Location for Robert J.T. Britt

One Constitution Plaza
6th Floor
Hartford, CT 06103

Phone: 860-248-7755

Fax: 860-216-1010

Last Updated: 6/27/2022

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