Criminal Defense

Defending the Accused Across Middletown & Meriden Since 1987

At Donovan & Morello, LLP, we represent clients accused of crimes in both state and federal courts. From misdemeanors to serious felonies, we have aggressively defended our clients against charges ranging from drunk driving to homicide. We understand the broad implications a criminal conviction can have on our clients and their futures. Our criminal defense lawyers in Cromwell have over 35 years of experience and time-tested knowledge that we use to protect each client.

Our criminal defense representation includes:

  • DUI/DWI and DMV hearings
  • Drug offenses
  • Sex crimes
  • Assault
  • Homicide
  • Robbery/burglary
  • Violation of probation
  • Arson
  • Embezzlement
  • Forgery
  • Bribery
  • Breach of peace
  • Criminal mischief
  • Extortion
  • Stalking
  • Juvenile crimes
  • Disorderly conduct
  • Kidnapping
  • White collar crimes

Discuss your charges in a free initial consultation.

Experienced Trial Lawyers on Your Side

Our firm is led by a team of seasoned attorneys with significant trial experience. Attorney Paul Morello is a former insurance defense litigator while Attorney John Donovan is a former criminal prosecutor. We have an intimate understanding of civil and criminal courts as well as unique insight into how prosecutors prepare their cases. We meticulously investigate every detail in order to build the strongest case possible.

Our attorneys leverage this valuable knowledge and come prepared to fight for you at all stages of the criminal justice system, from aggressively negotiating a favorable deal to fiercely defending you in front of a judge and jury, we advocate for you every step of the way.

Free Initial Consultation

Tell us about your charges and your arrest. We can review the details of your case and advise you on how to proceed with your charges. Your case will be handled directly by a partner of our firm and will never be handed off to an associate or an assistant.

Call our office to reach our attorneys.