Brian J. Woolf has been recognized by Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers® in Connecticut and New England for the past six consecutive years, starting in 2018.
Brian J. Woolf, the Managing Attorney at the Woolf Law Firm, LLC, located at 50 Founders Plaza, East Hartford, Connecticut, has been practicing law since 1977. His areas of concentration include criminal defense as well as white-collar crimes and catastrophic personal injury.
In the past, Brian worked in Government from 1980 through 1985 as the Commissioner of Banking & Securities appointed by Governor William A. O’Neil. His secret to success has been perseverance and surrounding himself with a good professional staff.
Attorney Brian J. Woolf has successfully represented clients in the full spectrum of criminal matters, from misdemeanors and DUIs to serious felonies, including murder, assault, sexual assault, child sex crimes, and all drug offenses. He is licensed to practice law in three states: Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Florida, and in the Federal courts in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New York. Attorney Woolf also has extensive experience handling motor vehicle, motorcycle, and trucking accidents on
behalf of plaintiffs.
Attorney Woolf has developed a reputation for providing aggressive and effective representation with judges, peers, and clients. who have given him hundreds of Five-star Reviews on Google and Avvo. He has been extensively published on a range of criminal law issues, having appeared on numerous television stations and has been published in law journals and multiple newspapers. These publications include the contributing authorship of a leading treatise on expert witnesses in DUI cases.
Mr. Brian J. Woolf is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association and a member of its Executive Committee on Criminal Justice. He is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and Chairman of its Liaison Committee with the Connecticut Department of Correction.
He served as a member of the Board of Directors of the American Red Cross, Connecticut Chapter (1980 – 1990), Campaign Chairman of the West Hartford Democratic Town Council Election (1981), Ex-Officio Board Member of Connecticut Housing Finance Authority (1981 – 1985), Regional Chairman of the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (1982 – 1985), National Finance Co-Chairman of U.S. Senator Joseph I. Lieberman Election Campaign Committee (1990), and Chairman of the Julia Tasjian, Secretary of the State of Connecticut Campaign Committee (1994).
Attorney Woolf maintains a “Superb” rating from Avvo, based on clients and peer reviews, as well as a Top Contributor designation in Criminal Defense for 2018. Mr. Brian Woolf has also been recognized by Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers® in Connecticut and New England for the past six consecutive years, starting in 2018.
Mr. Woolf received his J.D. with Honors from the University of Connecticut School of Law, his Master’s Degree from the University of Pennsylvania, and his B.A. from The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel.
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