Joseph J. Colarusso, Attorney at Law
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Stamford, CT 203-977-2415

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Experienced Criminal Defense Attorney

Joseph J. Colarusso


Stamford, CT





Attorney Joseph J. Colarusso, a former prosecutor, specializes in criminal defense in the Connecticut, New York and Federal Courts. Over thirty-four years of experience handling matters including homicide, white collar crimes, drugs, sex assault, burglary, assault, DWI, traffic and juvenile. An experienced trial lawyer will give your case the attention and experience necessary. Available 24 hours/day 7 days/week.

Areas Of Practice

  • Criminal Law
  • Traffic Violations
  • Drug Offenses
  • Juvenile Crimes
  • Sex Offenses
  • Felonies
  • Theft, Burglary, Larceny
  • White Collar Crimes
  • Federal Crimes/RICO Act

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 1993
  • New York, 1983
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1983
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1983
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 1993
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1986


  • California Western School of Law, San Diego, California
    • J.D. - 1981
  • St. John's University
    • B.A. - 1977
    • Major: History

Honors and Awards

  • Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award in Agency and Partnership
  • California Western School of Law Client Counseling Board

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Life Member
  • Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Member
  • New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • Stamford/Norwalk Bar Association, Member
  • Westchester Bar Association, Member
  • Bronx Bar Association, Member
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Office of Bronx District Attorney, Assistant District Attorney
  • California Western School of Law, Research Assistant


  • Phi Alpha Delta