Accomplished. Dedicated. Professional.

Built on a legal legacy that dates back to 1961 and constantly changing to meet today’s challenges, MeehanLaw, LLC is committed to helping Connecticut clients meet their legal needs. With offices in Westport and near the Fairfield County Courthouse in Bridgeport, our experienced lawyers handle family law, personal injury and criminal defense matters for a diverse group of clients. We deliver knowledgeable advice and skillful advocacy to clients. Facing a legal challenge is a serious matter, and the attorney you retain makes a significant difference. Our attorneys have the training, experience and determination to achieve the result you seek.

Contact us today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:

  • Family Law
    • Divorce
  • Personal Injury
    • Auto Accidents
  • Criminal Defense 
    • OUI Defense

We are committed to making a positive difference for the people we represent and the community at large. To help clients gain an understanding of their legal options before determining how to proceed, we offer a free initial consultation. Call 203-333-1888 to arrange your free initial consultation.

Attorney Richard T. Meehan, Jr.

Bar Admissions:

  • Connecticut, 1974
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1975
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 1975
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1980

Certifications:

  • Certified Criminal Trial Specialist, National Board of Legal Specialty Certification, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009, 2014
  • Certified Civil Trial Specialist, NBLSC, 2009
  • Certified Pre-Trial Specialist, National Board of Trial Advocacy, 2009, 2014
  • Certified Civil Trial Specialist, National Board of Trial Advocacy, 2009, 2014

Education:

  • University of Connecticut School of Law, Hartford, Connecticut, 1974
    • J.D.
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Law Review: University of Connecticut Law Review, Board of Editors, Research and Special Projects Editor, 1973 - 1974
  • University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana, USA, 1970
    • B.A.

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Bridgeport Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association (Member)
  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association (Member)
  • Fairfield County Bar Association
  • ABOTA, 2014 - Present (Member)
  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers (Connecticut State Chairman)
  • American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys, 2014 - Present
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy, Advisory Board
  • Connecticut Judicial Review Council, 2016 - 2018 (Chairman)
  • Connecticut Judicial Review Council, 2018 - Present (Alternate Member)
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Member)
  • Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (Member)
  • Greater Bridgeport Bar Association, Executive Committee, 1982, 1987 - 1990
  • Greater Bridgeport Bar Association, Criminal Law Section (Chairman, 1981 - 1982, 1984 - 1985)
  • Greater Bridgeport Bar Association, 1986 - 1987 (President)
  • Motorcycle Injury Trial Lawyers Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Federal Judiciary Committee (Member)
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Lawyer to Lawyer Dispute Resolution Committee (Member)
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Media and the Law Committee (Member)
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Human Trafficking Committee (Chairman)
  • Greater Bridgeport Bar Association Grievance Task Force, 1996 - 1997

Honors and Awards: 

  • AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, 1988 - Present
  • 10 Best Attorneys, American Institute of Personal Injury Lawyers, 2019
  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers, 2013 - Present
  • Fellow, International Academy of Trial Lawyers, 2011 - Present
  • Charter Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America, Trial Lawyer Honorary Society, 2007 - Present
  • Fellow, American College of Board Certified Lawyers, 2013 - Present
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Connecticut, The National Trial Lawyers, 2010 - Present
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, Lifetime Achievement Award, The National Trial Lawyers, 2018
  • Excellence in Medical Malpractice Award, Lawyers of Distinction, 2018
  • Top Ten Criminal Defense Attorneys, Nationally Ranked, National Academy of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2017
  • AVVO Rating 10/10
  • Recipient, United Way Community Builders Award, 2002
  • Catholic Charities Volunteer of the Year Award, 2000
  • Super Lawyers, Connecticut Magazine, 2006 - Present
  • Top Fifty Lawyers, 2006, 2012, 2013
  • New England Super Lawyers, 2007 - Present
  • American Jurisprudence Award for Torts, Lawyers Cooperative Publishing Company, 1972
  • American Jurisprudence Award in Advanced Criminal Procedure, Lawyers Cooperative Publishing Company, 1972
  • American Jurisprudence Award, Contracts, Lawyers Cooperative Publishing Company, 1972
  • AVVO Client Satisfaction Award, 2014
  • Ten Best, Client Satisfaction Award, American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys, 2014
  • Bar Registry of Pre-Eminent Lawyers
  • Who’s Who in American Law
  • Who’s Who in Society
  • Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders in America
  • Who’s Who in Connecticut
  • Who’s Who in the East

Attorney Michael T. Meehan

Bar Admissions:

  • Connecticut, 1996
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 2000

Certifications:

  • Certified Guardian Ad Litem

Education:

  • Quinnipiac University School of Law, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 1996
    • J.D.
  • University of Notre Dame London Law Center, London, England, 1995
  • University of Hartford, Hartford, 1993
    • B.A.

Honors and Awards: 

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV rating™
  • Connecticut Super Lawyers ® from 2007 to 2016
  • Top Lawyer Family Law and Matrimonial Law in Westport, Greenwich, Stamford, New Canaan/Darien and Fairfield Magazines

Attorney Caitlin Rae Pfeiffer

Bar Admissions:

  • Connecticut, 2018

Education:

  • Quinnipiac University School of Law, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 2018
    • J.D.
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Honors: President, Family and Juvenile Law Society
      • Honors: Executive Vice President, Mock Trial Society
    • Honors: Member, Moot Court Society
    • Honors: Awardee, Best Respondent Brief, Terrance H. Benbow Competition, 2016
    • Major: Family Law
  • Stony Brook University, 2014
    • B.A.
    • Honors: Division I Soccer
    • Major: Psychology
    • Major: Sociology

Office Locations

Bridgeport Office
76 Lyon Terrace
Bridgeport, CT 06604
Westport Office
29 E Main St
Westport, CT 06880

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