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Attorney Riccio II has tried over 75 criminal cases to a conclusion in both state and federal courts, having obtained multiple “not guilty” verdicts in both forums. He has also argued cases in the Connecticut Appellate Court, Connecticut Supreme Court and Second Circuit Court of Appeals.
Attorney Riccio II has been quoted in various state and national newspapers and his cases have been covered on local, state and national news. He has been a panelist at many legal seminars, including for the Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and Connecticut Bar Association. He has testified as a legal expert on multiple occasions in court.
Attorney Riccio II is a member of the Executive Board of the Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (CCDLA). CCDLA is a statewide organization of approximately 350 attorneys dedicated to defending people accused of criminal offenses. CCDLA works to improve the criminal justice system by ensuring that an individual’s constitutional rights are applied fairly and equally. Attorney Riccio has provided testimony both for and against legislative proposals to the Connecticut House of Representatives and Senate as part of the Executive Board.
Attorney Riccio II He is also a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Connecticut Bar Association and Greater Bridgeport Bar Association. He previously was a member of the State of Connecticut Statewide Grievance Committee from 2009 until 2016, having served as its Chairman from 2012 to 2016. He also previously served as co-chair of the Criminal Law Committee of the Greater Bridgeport Bar Association.
Additionally, Attorney Riccio has been honored with the following distinctions: Best Lawyers in America, The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 U.S. Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers, Connecticut Super Lawyers, New England Super Lawyers, Connecticut Law Tribune “New Leader of the Law”, and the National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 (2012 – 2014).