Attorney Sebastian DeSantis has been practicing Law in Connecticut for over 20 years
Attorney DeSantis graduated from the University of Connecticut in 1993. Attorney DeSantis graduated from Suffolk University Law School and Suffolk University Sawyer School of Management in 1997 receiving a Juris Doctor and a Masters in Business Administration. Attorney DeSantis founded the DeSantis Law Firm and is the manager of the firm.
Attorney DeSantis has handled thousands of criminal matters ranging from murder to basic misdemeanors. Attorney DeSantis has experience handling criminal matters from when someone is under investigation, to negotiating a disposition, jury and bench trials, and appeals. Attorney DeSantis has handled dozens of appeals, in Connecticut and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. Attorney DeSantis has handled hundreds of Habeas Corpus matters. Attorney DeSantis has testified and worked as an expert on the standard for effective assistance of counsel in criminal matters.
Attorney DeSantis is a Board Certified Criminal Trial Advocate since 2006. Attorney DeSantis was selected as one of the Top 100 Criminal Trial Lawyers for 2013 by the National Trial Lawyers. In 2017, Attorney DeSantis was selected as one of the Top Plaintiff Civil Top 100 Trial Lawyers. Attorney DeSantis has a 2.9 rating by Martindale which indicates he has a high criteria of general ethical standard. These awards and certifications are by third party nomination based upon Attorney DeSantis’s past legal work.
Attorney DeSantis also represent clients in personal injury law, automobile accidents, business organizations and business law. He has represented many clients who have been injured due to no fault of their own by negotiating with insurance companies for the best possible settlements, or if necessary, going to trial to secure the best settlements. Attorney DeSantis has a Masters in Business Administration. Attorney DeSantis has represented numerous businesses regarding organizational issues and other business related matters.
Attorney DeSantis constantly stays abreast of new developments in the practice of law. He is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association and other relevant associations. As a CJA panel member in the past he attends seminars focused on federal defense and sentencing. This allows Attorney DeSantis access to attend numerous Continuing Legal Education events throughout the years as well as publications with the most updated information necessary to be knowledgeable regarding the constantly changing legal field.
In the past Attorney DeSantis has served on the board of the Garde Arts Theater, Sound Community, and on the New London Democratic Town Committee. Attorney DeSantis owns and practices out of 345 State Street in historic downtown New London.
Attorney DeSantis is dedicated to providing knowledgeable and experienced representation in legal matters. Attorney DeSantis practices ‘client-orientated’ representation and strongly believes in staying continual contact with his clients and their families. Attorney DeSantis has practice law for over 15 years in various types of law with an emphasis on criminal defense. Attorney DeSantis has extensive experience in representing clients in all aspects of a criminal investigation and prosecution.