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Robert J. T. Britt

Partner   |   Criminal Law

Robert J. T. Britt

Rob Britt’s practice focuses on criminal defense with an emphasis on DUI/DWI cases and vehicular offenses. Rob has been successfully representing persons charged with criminal and motor vehicle offenses, both felonies and misdemeanors, for over 32 years. Additionally, Rob is listed as a Top-Rated DUI-DWI attorney in Hartford, Connecticut Super Lawyers. He has received a superb AVVO rating of 10.0 out of 10 and he has a distinguished Martindale-Hubbell rating.

Rob graduated from Fairfield University in 1981 with a BA degree and from New England Law in 1984 with a J.D. degree. After graduating, Rob commenced his legal career as an Assistant State’s Attorney prosecuting and trying cases for the State of Connecticut for approximately four years before moving into private practice, focusing on DUI and criminal defense. Rob received certification in completion and competency as a breath test operator. He is also a certified instructor in standardized field sobriety test procedures approved by the National Highway Safety Administration.

Rob is past chairman of the Connecticut Bar Association’s Criminal Justice Section and maintains an ex-officio status on their Executive Committee. He is also a past chairman of the Hartford County Bar Association’s Criminal Justice Committee. Rob is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association, Hartford County Bar Association, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association. Rob is also a founding member of the National College of DUI Defense.

Rob has lectured for the Hartford County Bar Association, Connecticut Bar Association and Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association and various hospital and medical groups on the subjects of DUI, medical marijuana and expert witnesses. He has been a guest speaker on WTIC 1080’s Mornings with Ray and Diane, and on WTIC 1080’s John Matulis’ Law Talk, on the subjects of DUI and medical marijuana.

Areas of Practice

DUI/DWI

Motor Vehicle Offenses/Traffic Violations

Criminal Law/Felonies and Misdemeanors

BUI (Boating Under The Influence)

DMV License Issues

Medical Marijuana

Drug Arrests/Felonies and Misdemeanors

Representation of Student Athletes

School Disciplinary Hears/Student Rights

Bar Admissions

Connecticut 1984

U.S. District Court of Connecticut, 1988

Education

New England Law, Boston, MA

  • J.D. – 1984

Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT

  • B.A. – 1981
  • Major: Economics

Honors and Awards

United States Coast Guard, OUPV Captain, 2005-Present

Professional Associations

National College of DUI Defense, Founding Member

Connecticut Bar Association, Chair, Criminal Justice Section, 2003-2006

Hartford County Bar Association, Former Chairman, Criminal Justice Committee

Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Publications

A DUI Arrest from Start to Finish, Connecticut Trooper, Vol. 3, No.1

Classes/Seminars

Operating Under the Influence Defense, Hartford County Bar Association

Strategies in Defending DUI Cases, Connecticut Bar Association

Examination of Expert Witnesses, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association

Legality of Certification of Patients for Medical Marijuana – Various
Hospitals and Physician Groups

Professional Certifications

NHTSA Field Sobriety Test Instructor

Intoxilyzer 5000 Operator