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James C. Wing, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Simsbury, CT

Law Offices of James C. Wing, Jr.
619 Hopmeadow Street, Suite 2
Simsbury, CT 06070
Phone: 860-920-7700
Fax: 860-651-3708
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2022
Licensed in Connecticut Since: 1982
Practice Areas: Family Law, Criminal Defense, Schools & Education
Attorney Profile

The founder of his eponymous law firm, James C. Wing Jr. has a varied practice that, to a great extent, is focused on parents and their children. Located in Simsbury, Connecticut, he represents clients throughout Hartford County and other parts of the state, including the Waterbury metropolitan area. Mr. Wing majored in economics at the University of Hartford, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1979. He obtained his legal education at the University of Connecticut School of Law and, in 1982, received his Juris Doctor degree.

Part of Mr. Wing’s practice involves education law, in which he represents parents and their schoolchildren in a variety of matters. His experience has included school violence, bullying, expulsion and other disciplinary proceedings, children with special needs and due process hearings. Mr. Wing extends his advocacy on behalf of minor children to appearances in juvenile court, where he has handled cases involving delinquency, drug charges and diversionary programs. He has also provided criminal defense representation to non-minors who have faced misdemeanor or felony charges, including driving under the influence of alcohol, drug possession and distribution, assault and battery, and sex crimes.

Many of Mr. Wing’s clients are facing the end of their marriages, and he works with them when they are dealing with such issues as child custody and visitation, spousal and child support, and the division of marital property. His family law experience has additionally encompassed the representation of domestic violence victims, the preparation and review of prenuptial agreements, post-divorce order modification and enforcement, and grandparents’ rights. Mr. Wing’s excellent work in all his professional endeavors has earned him a “Superb” rating on Avvo.

Practice Areas
  • 60%Family Law
  • 20%Criminal Defense
  • 20%Schools & Education
Focus Areas

Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Education, Schools


12 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2022

About James C. Wing, Jr.

First Admitted: 1982

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Educational Background

  • University of Hartford, Bachelor of Arts, Economics, 1979

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Hartford County Bar Association, Director, 1999 - 2003
  • Hartford County Bar Foundation, Director, 2000-2010
  • Hartford County Bar Foundation, President, 2006 - 2008

Pro bono/Community Service

  • From 2000 to 2010, Attorney Wing served as Director and President of the Hartford County Bar Foundation. The HCBF was founded in 1999 and has raised more than $250,000 to meet the basic needs of poor people in Hartford County
  • Hartford County Bar Foundation, President from 2006 to 2008


  • Economics Honor Society, Omicron Delta Epsilon, 1979
  • Criminal Clinic, UCONN Law School
  • Quarter-Finalist, National Appellate Advocacy Competition, 1981
  • Moot Court Board, UCONN Law School, 1980

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Addressed the Annual Meeting, Speaker, Bullying in Schools, Connecticut Psychological Association, 2005

Industry Groups

  • Advocacy For Students With Disabilities
  • Alimony
  • Annulment
  • Ante/Pre-Nuptial Agreements
  • Child Support
  • Colleges And Universities
  • Contempt Proceedings
  • Criminal Defense
  • Custody
  • Defense Of DCF Investigations
  • Divorce
  • DUI
  • Expulsions And School Discipline
  • Guardian Ad Litem Services
  • Juvenile Court: Delinquency
  • Juvenile Court: Termination Of Parental Rights
  • Juvenile Court: Uncared For/Neglect Defense
  • Legal Separation
  • Mediation
  • Modifications
  • Out Of District Placements
  • Personal Injury Claims
  • Post Judgment Motions
  • Private Schools
  • Rights Of Grandparents And Interested Persons
  • School Residency
  • Special Education Services Eligibility
  • Special Pupil Service Program Design And Implementation
  • Visitation/Parenting Plans
  • Youthful Offender Docket
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Office Location for James C. Wing, Jr.

619 Hopmeadow Street
Suite 2
Simsbury, CT 06070

Phone: 860-920-7700

Fax: 860-651-3708

Last Updated: 7/29/2022

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