Attorney Arnold Amore has a statewide litigation practice. His practice includes all phases of criminal defense and jury trials.

Attorney Amore began his legal career in 1992 as a criminal court clerk in the Judicial District of Fairfield at Bridgeport. In 1995, he opened his own law firm and subsequently began working in 1996 as a panel attorney at the Superior Court for Juvenile Matters in New Haven trying courtside trials for orders of temporary custody, abuse and neglect and termination of parental rights cases in New Haven, Connecticut and at the Child Protection Session in Middletown, Connecticut.

In 1999, his practice expanded into criminal defense for private and court appointed clients. His defense experience includes: DUI-DWI, motor vehicle infractions, possession of narcotics, possession with intent to sell, assault, domestic violence, robbery, larceny, illegal possession of a firearm, murder, and capital felony murder. In 2004, he was appointed as a criminal justice act attorney where he represented persons charged with federal crimes that include: narcotics possession, conspiracy to possess narcotics, civil rights violations and white collar fraud.

Attorney Amore represents clients in personal injury cases, administrative and criminal appeals, probate court matters and writ of habeas corpus (post criminal conviction) prosecutions.

Attorney Amore is graduate of Trinity College (1987) and the University of Connecticut School of Law (1991). Attorney Amore was admitted to the Connecticut Bar in 1991 and to the United States Federal District Court, for the District of Connecticut, in 1992. Attorney Amore is a member of the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals, in New York City. He is a member of the Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (CCDLA) and the New Haven County Bar Association (NHCBA).

Appointments, Articles & Awards

  • Connecticut Post (November 23, 2014)
  • Recognized by the New Haven Board of Alderman for his outstanding civic work in New Haven, Connecticut (2014)
  • Adjunct Professor at the University of Connecticut School of Law (2012)
  • Criminal Justice Act Attorney (2004-2013)
  • Connecticut Law Tribune (December 2008)

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