Law Office of Matthew J. Collins

Law Office of Matthew J. Collins

Advancing Your Rights - Criminal Defense, Expungements, Pardon Hearings, Drug Charges, DUI, License Suspension (including CDL's) and Serious Motor Vehicle Charges.

Law Office of Matthew J. Collins

Law Office of Matthew J. Collins

Advancing Your Rights - Criminal Defense, Expungements, Pardon Hearings, Drug Charges, DUI, License Suspension (including CDL's) and Serious Motor Vehicle Charges.

Firm Overview

Areas of Law
-Criminal Defense
-Drug Offense
-Driving Under the Influence or Assault
-DUI Laws in Connecticut
-Manslaughter with a Motor Vehicle
-Drug Charges
-Expungement and Pardon Hearings
-DUI, License Suspension Defense (Including CDL), and Serious Motor Vehicle Charges

Main Office

Main
360 Bloomfield Ave, Ste 301
Windsor, CT 06095

Phone

(860) 646-2424

Fees
Free Initial Consultation?

Yes, I offer a free initial consultation during which we discuss the case and I determine what to charge the client.

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

On criminal cases I work on flat fee short of going of going to trial. Should the case proceed to trial then I work on an hourly rate. On Social Security cases, the client pays nothing and I work to get not more that one quarter of the client's past due benefits.

Hourly Rates

Trial hourly rate $125.00

Office Information
Office Hours

Monday through Friday
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and some Saturday mornings.

Emergency After Hours

Yes

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

I find criminal defense to be the most facinating area of law and one where you can actually help people out of trouble.

What is your firm's point of view regarding clients educating themselves on legal issues?

I think client's should educate themselves on legal issues. However, when charged with a crime, a client should seek the advice of lawyer because of potential consequences.

Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?

I willing to look at all documents presented by a client. However, should I be retained only documents prepared by my office would be filed with a court.

Is your firm willing to coach clients who want to represent themselves?

I will never coach a client who wishes to represent himself.

Law Office of Matthew J. Collins
Matthew J. Collins

Matthew J. Collins has been licensed for 35 years and is an aggressive criminal defense attorney. He handles both misdemeanor and felony criminal offenses.

He realizes that there's a lot at stake including your freedom. He strives for the best outcome and believes that an aggressive, hands-on, and informed defense is necessary from day-one.

Call 860-646-2424 to schedule your free initial consultation.

License

Bar Number: 307951
Connecticut, 1988

Education

American University, Washington College of Law
Doctor of Juris Prudence, 1985

University of Pennsylvania
Bachelor of Arts, 1978

Law Office of Matthew J. Collins
Matthew J. Collins

Matthew J. Collins has been licensed for 35 years and is an aggressive criminal defense attorney. He handles both misdemeanor and felony criminal offenses.

He realizes that there's a lot at stake including your freedom. He strives for the best outcome and believes that an aggressive, hands-on, and informed defense is necessary from day-one.

Call 860-646-2424 to schedule your free initial consultation.

License

Bar Number: 307951
Connecticut, 1988

Education

American University, Washington College of Law Doctor of Juris Prudence, 1985


University of Pennsylvania Bachelor of Arts, 1978


Law Office of Matthew J. Collins
Matthew J. Collins

Law Office of Matthew J. Collins
Matthew J. Collins

Firm Overview

Areas of Law
-Criminal Defense
-Drug Offense
-Driving Under the Influence or Assault
-DUI Laws in Connecticut
-Manslaughter with a Motor Vehicle
-Drug Charges
-Expungement and Pardon Hearings
-DUI, License Suspension Defense (Including CDL), and Serious Motor Vehicle Charges

Main Office

Main
360 Bloomfield Ave, Ste 301
Windsor, CT 06095

Phone

(860) 646-2424

Fees
Free Initial Consultation?

Yes, I offer a free initial consultation during which we discuss the case and I determine what to charge the client.

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

On criminal cases I work on flat fee short of going of going to trial. Should the case proceed to trial then I work on an hourly rate. On Social Security cases, the client pays nothing and I work to get not more that one quarter of the client's past due benefits.

Hourly Rates

Trial hourly rate $125.00

Office Information
Office Hours

Monday through Friday
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and some Saturday mornings.

Emergency After Hours

Yes

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

I find criminal defense to be the most facinating area of law and one where you can actually help people out of trouble.

What is your firm's point of view regarding clients educating themselves on legal issues?

I think client's should educate themselves on legal issues. However, when charged with a crime, a client should seek the advice of lawyer because of potential consequences.

Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?

I willing to look at all documents presented by a client. However, should I be retained only documents prepared by my office would be filed with a court.

Is your firm willing to coach clients who want to represent themselves?

I will never coach a client who wishes to represent himself.

Law Office of Matthew J. Collins
Matthew J. Collins

Matthew J. Collins has been licensed for 35 years and is an aggressive criminal defense attorney. He handles both misdemeanor and felony criminal offenses.

He realizes that there's a lot at stake including your freedom. He strives for the best outcome and believes that an aggressive, hands-on, and informed defense is necessary from day-one.

Call 860-646-2424 to schedule your free initial consultation.

License

Bar Number: 307951
Connecticut, 1988

Education

American University, Washington College of Law
Doctor of Juris Prudence, 1985

University of Pennsylvania
Bachelor of Arts, 1978

Law Office of Matthew J. Collins
Matthew J. Collins

Matthew J. Collins has been licensed for 35 years and is an aggressive criminal defense attorney. He handles both misdemeanor and felony criminal offenses.

He realizes that there's a lot at stake including your freedom. He strives for the best outcome and believes that an aggressive, hands-on, and informed defense is necessary from day-one.

Call 860-646-2424 to schedule your free initial consultation.

License

Bar Number: 307951
Connecticut, 1988

Education

American University, Washington College of Law Doctor of Juris Prudence, 1985


University of Pennsylvania Bachelor of Arts, 1978


Law Office of Matthew J. Collins
Matthew J. Collins

Law Office of Matthew J. Collins
Matthew J. Collins

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