Joseph J. Colarusso

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Stamford, CT

Law Office of Joseph J. Colarusso
 | 1234 Summer Street, Suite 409
Stamford, CT 06905
Phone: 203-977-2415
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1993
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (50%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (50%)
Attorney Profile

Criminal defense attorney Joseph J. Colarusso is the founder and owner of Joseph J. Colarusso, Attorney at Law, which has offices in White Plains, New York, and Stamford, Connecticut. A top-rated trial lawyer with 35 years of legal experience, Mr. Colarusso provides exceptional, aggressive representation to those facing charges for any type of felony or misdemeanor criminal offense.

As a former assistant district attorney with the Bronx District Attorney's Office, Mr. Colarusso has invaluable insight into the criminal justice system from both sides. This allows him to better anticipate the prosecution's tactics for securing a conviction so that he can help his clients devise the most effective defense strategies possible for their situations.

Over the course of his career, he has achieved notable success asserting his clients' rights and obtaining favorable results for those accused of DUI/DWI and other traffic-related violations, drug offenses, homicide, juvenile crimes, sex crimes, white collar crimes, federal crimes and RICO act violations, theft and property crimes, and more.

A 1977 graduate of St. John's University, Mr. Colarusso attended California Western School of Law in San Diego, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1981. The New York State Bar Association admitted him to practice in 1983 as did the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. He received his license to practice from the Connecticut Bar Association in 1993 as well as from the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut, and he also practices before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Highly active in his legal community, he is a member of several local, state and national legal organizations, including the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and the New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (50%): Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Debt, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Failure to Pay Child Support, False Accusations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Overdrawn Bank Account, Parole, Probation, Prosecution, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (50%): DUI/DWI

Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Debt, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Failure to Pay Child Support, False Accusations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Overdrawn Bank Account, Parole, Probation, Prosecution, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, DUI/DWI

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2018

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About Joseph Colarusso

Admitted: 1993, Connecticut

Professional Webpage: https://www.colarussolaw.com/Attorney/Joseph-J-Colarusso.sht...

Honors/Awards:

  • Client Counseling Board, California Western School of Law
  • Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award in Agency and Partnership

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1986
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1983
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1983
  • New York, 1983
  • Connecticut, 1993
  • Member, Connecticut Bar Association
  • Member, Bronx Bar Association
  • Member, Westchester Bar Association
  • Member, Stamford/Norwalk Bar Association
  • Member, New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member, Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Criminal Justice Member, American Bar Association
  • Fairfield County Bar Association
  • Life Member, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Educational Background:

  • St. John's University, B.A., Major: History, 1977
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Office Location for Joseph J. Colarusso

1234 Summer Street
Suite 409
Stamford, CT 06905

Phone: 203-977-2415

 

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Last Updated: 6/22/2018

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