Richard T. Meehan Jr.
Attorney At Law
Richard T. Meehan, Jr. has also established himself as one of the top civil and criminal trial attorneys in the State of Connecticut since his admission to the Bar in 1974. Richard T. Meehan, Jr. has excelled in the practice of law in successfully representing clients in high profile criminal and civil cases. His skill and achievements have led to Mr. Meehan being certified as a Criminal Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA). Recently, Mr. Meehan was also certified as a Civil Trial Specialist by the NBTA, where he also serves as an advisor to the faculty of NBTA and is a member of the NBTA Board of Examiners. Mr. Meehan has been inducted as a Fellow of the AMERICAN COLLEGE OF TRAIL LAWYERS, THE INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF TRIAL LAWYERS (whose membership is limited to the top 500 trial lawyers in the United States), The American College of Board Certified Trial Lawyers, American Board of Trial Advocates (Associate), National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Civil and Criminal Trial lawyers in Connecticut. CONNECTICUT MAGAZINE selected partner Richard T. Meehan, Jr. as SUPER LAWYER®, CRIMINAL DEFENSE, 2006-2016. In addition, Mr. Meehan was selected as one of the TOP FIFTY LAWYERS, CRIMINAL DEFENSE, 2006, 2012, 2013. He has been named, recently, to the list of New England Super Lawyers. He is a Charter Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, Trial Lawyer Honorary Society. He has achieved the highest level of recognition by Martindale-Hubbell with an AV rating, ranking him among the most distinguished lawyers in the country. Most recently Mr. Meehan was inducted as a Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, an honor limited to 500 litigators throughout the world.
Edward J. Gavin
Attorney At Law
Edward J. Gavin has followed the Meehan, Meehan & Gavin LLP tradition of legal excellence since joining the firm over 20 years ago. Mr. Gavin was named a partner in the firm of Meehan, Meehan & Gavin LLP in 1996. Mr. Gavin has litigated numerous criminal, civil, labor and administrative matters throughout the State of Connecticut. His success in high profile litigation in state and federal courts has earned him the reputation and recognition as a skillful trial advocate among the state Bar. He is recognized as one of Connecticut’s leading defenders in complex criminal cases having litigated multiple homicide, sexual assault and drug related cases. In addition to serious felony cases, Mr. Gavin has represented many clients in vehicular homicide cases, including the defense of DWI and drug and alcohol-related crimes. His success in representing clients in suspension hearings before the Department of Motor Vehicles has earned him the recognition as a leader in the field by his peers. Mr. Gavin has lectured to various professional organizations on the defense of criminal charges in the past. Mr. Gavin is often involved in litigating cases having statewide and national significance.
Michael T. Meehan
Attorney At Law
Michael T. Meehan is a trial attorney focusing his practice in the areas of criminal, civil law and family law. In 2007, Michael Meehan joined his partners as a SUPER LAWYER®, 2007-2016, FAMILY LAW. Michael holds the honored distinction of AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubble in the areas of Criminal and Family Law. Michael has successfully represented clients in a variety of complex cases throughout Connecticut in State and Federal courts. Michael’s practice is focused in Fairfield County and he splits most of his case load between Superior court in Stamford and Bridgeport. Michael has expanded his practice over the last six years representing parties and children in family cases throughout Connecticut. Michael has represented clients in dissolution of marriage actions, paternity actions, child support cases, custody cases, and relocation cases. Michael’s family practice deals with complex financial and emotional issues. Michael prides himself on an empathetic, but firm approach in dealing with family cases.