Christopher J. McCarthy

Attorney in Hartford, CT
Chris McCarthy is a versatile litigator who concentrates his practice in the areas of criminal law and civil litigation. He has a diverse practice which covers a broad spectrum of legal issues.

During his twenty-four years of practice in the State of Connecticut, Chris has regularly handled criminal matters, including matters handled in the juvenile court system. Additionally, as a frequent extension of this practice, Chris often handles school disciplinary matters for clients including expulsions from school. He also routinely handles youthful offender cases in the local geographical area courts across the state.

Chris' criminal practice also includes criminal cases of all types, including trials and appeals in both state and federal courts. He handles matters ranging from assault, trespass, sexual assault, marijuana and narcotics possession, burglary, robbery, including both felonies and misdemeanors. This practice encompasses criminal and regulatory cases, government investigations and white collar crimes. Chris has also handled hundreds of operating under the influence (DUI) cases in courts across the state. He also handles motor vehicles matters, including operating under the influence and suspension hearings before the Department of Motor Vehicles.

Chris maintains a broad civil practice with emphasis in personal injury, automobile accident cases, wrongful death and matters of general negligence, including but not limited to, dog-bite cases, slip and falls, premises liability, medical malpractice and workers compensation.

The commercial litigation practice of Chris consists of the representation of the state's largest lending institutions, including banks and mortgage companies in foreclosure matters and bankruptcy cases. He also handles debt collection matters of all types.

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Areas of Law

  • Banking, Lender Liability & Foreclosure
  • Criminal Defense


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4.4 out of 5.0
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Admission Details

Admitted in 1989, Connecticut
1998, Massachusetts
District of Connecticut
2nd Circuit Court of Appeals

Law School Attended

New England School of Law
Class of 1989

University Attended

University of Connecticut
Class of 1986
with honors

Birth Information

Born in 1964
New Haven, Connecticut, April 14, 1964

Associations & Memberships

AssociationsConnecticut Bar Association
Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Connecticut Mortgage Bankers Associ... More

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Office Information
Christopher J. McCarthy
One Goodwin Square 225 Asylum Street,
Hartford, CT 06103


Halloran & Sage LLP (Hartford, Connecticut)

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