Susan Red

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in New Haven, CT

Red Law Firm, LLC
 | 51 Elm St, Suite 203
New Haven, CT 06510
Phone: 203 773-3500
Fax: 203-773-3508
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2011
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (80%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Susan Red is the founder and owner of Red Law Firm, LLC, in New Haven, Connecticut. A top-rated trial lawyer with more than 16 years of legal experience, Ms. Red devotes her practice solely to criminal defense, and she provides exceptional counsel and support to clients throughout her area who stand accused of any type of felony or misdemeanor offense, including drug crimes, DUI, sex crimes, firearm violations and more. She also represents students at Yale University and other colleges with their serious criminal issues.

    Over the course of her career as a criminal defense attorney, Ms. Red has achieved a long record of securing dismissals, acquittals and reductions of charges for her clients, and she always places the needs and interests of those she serves above all else in order to increase her clients' chances of obtaining the favorable outcomes they seek. She has also gained a reputation in her local and legal communities for her in-depth knowledge of the law as well as her aggressive approach to protecting her clients' rights.

    Among her most notable accolades, Ms. Red has received top rankings from the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys, the American Institute of Legal Counsel and other peer review sources. She has also received a certificate of recognition from New Haven’s Finest 2015 People Series, and the Connecticut Law Tribune magazine featured her in its 2014 publication. She has also received numerous testimonials and referrals from her satisfied clients, and she finds great reward in being able to help so many during a very difficult and uncertain time in their lives.

    A leader in her field, Ms. Red has served as adjunct professor at Albertus Magnus College and Branford Hall Career Institute. She is also an active member of the Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and the New Haven County Bar Association, among her other professional affiliations.

    A 1996 graduate of the University of Texas, Ms. Red obtained her Juris Doctor from Quinnipiac University School of Law in 2003. She is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit.

    Practice Areas
    • 80%Criminal Defense
    • 20%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    Felony, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff


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    Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020 Rising Stars: 2011

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    About Susan Red

    Admitted: 2004, Connecticut

    Professional Webpage:


    • American Institute of Legal Counsel – Top 10 Attorneys and Firms
    • Super Lawyers® Rising Stars℠
    • Certificate of Recognition – New Haven’s Finest 2015 People Series

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • United States Court of Appeals
    • United States District of Connecticut
    • State of Connecticut Judicial Branch
    • CCDLA

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Representation of Veterans Pro Bono
    • Texas Exes

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Adjunct Professor, Albertus Magnus College
    • Adjunct Professor, Banford Hall

    Educational Background:

    • University of Texas, Bachelor of Arts in Communications, 1996

    Industry Groups

    • Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
    • New Haven County Bar Association
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    Office Location for Susan Red

    51 Elm St
    Suite 203
    New Haven, CT 06510

    Phone: 203 773-3500

    Fax: 203-773-3508

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    Last Updated: 10/1/2020

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