Practice Areas

Criminal Defense

When you are arrested or are being investigated under suspicion of committing a crime, the most important thing you can do is call an experienced attorney to ensure your rights are protected. Attorney Maddalena has handled a wide variety of misdemeanor and felony cases for private clients and indigent parties as a Special Public Defender. Attorney Maddalena will work tirelessly to make sure your rights are secured. The State and the Police have bountiful resources to obtain a conviction. Do not face your criminal charges alone. Call Attorney Maddalena today. 


Getting arrested for DUI can be an embarrassing and terrifying experience with serious consequences. The wrong approach can leave you with a suspended license and a criminal record. However, with a skilled attorney, it is possible to avoid both of these. More information on DUI is available on our blog. If you have been arrested for DUI, call Attorney Maddalena today.  

Post Conviction/Pardons

Were you or was someone you love wrongfully convicted? Did you plead guilty only to find that you received bad advice from your lawyer? While our criminal justice system is the best in the world, it is not perfect, and sometimes mistakes are made. Attorney Maddalena has represented countless petitioners alleging ineffective assistance against their former criminal attorney. If you believe your conviction or the conviction of someone you love may have been the result of a lawyer’s ineffective representation, Attorney Maddalena can help you fight to have your sentence overturned or your plea withdrawn. More information on ineffective assistance claims can be found on our blog.

Don’t let mistakes from your past limit your future. A skilled attorney can help you obtain a full pardon from your criminal record.

Additionally, if you have a criminal record, Attorney Maddalena can help you apply for a pardon and have your criminal record erased. Anyone who has ever applied for a job knows employers frequently ask about your criminal record. Having a criminal record limits your ability to find both housing and suitable employment. If you made some mistakes when you were younger, but have since turned your life around, you deserve a second chance. Attorney Maddalena has successfully obtained absolute pardons for his clients, freeing them from the burdens of a criminal record. More information about the pardon process in CT can be found on our blog.

Personal Injury

Sometimes in life, injury is unavoidable. However, sometimes injury occurs as the direct result of someone else’s fault or negligence. If you have suffered an injury and believe another party may be at fault, do not waste any time. Attorney Maddalena will discuss your case with you and help you determine if you are entitled to compensation. Whether you are dealing with something minor or something permanent, Attorney Maddalena will help you secure fair compensation for your injuries, medical bills and lost wages.

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