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James William Cummings

James William Cummings

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  • Criminal Law, Divorce, Estate Planning...
  • California, Connecticut, New York
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At your side, on your side, every step of the way

Respected personal, family, business and general practice lawyer James W. Cummings stands by his clients every step of the way. The Cummings Law Firm is the optimal choice for legal representation in the greater Waterbury, Connecticut area and in Litchfield, New Haven and Fairfield counties.
Experience, integrity, and community service

With over 25 years of legal experience, attorney Cummings listens to your special circumstances, ensures you understand all of your options, and works tirelessly to ensure you are treated fairly and justly.
A rare combination of talents

James Cummingsâs experience as a businessman, large law firm attorney, and a history of helping clients regardless of their station in life make him a rarity. He is sophisticated and street smart. He knows precisely when to draw on these talents to get the best results on your behalf.

Some of the hallmarks of James Cummingsâs legal practice include:

A deep knowledge of the law
Sound judgment
Sensitivity to your needs
Incredible attention to detail
Ferocity when its matters most

His record of success speaks for itself.

He treats everyone with the respect they deserve. In these challenging times, he is direct about what can be done within your budget.

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Serving Waterbury area clients with over 25 years experience

Attorney James W. Cummings serves clients throughout the state of Connecticut from his office in Waterbury. Rates are fixed hourly or on a fixed fee basis. Most major credit cards are accepted. Whether you need help with a sensitive family matter, business challenge, or virtually any issue that requires legal advice and advocacy, call 203-754-7779

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • Divorce
  • Estate Planning
  • Family Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Real Estate Law
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
U.S. Supreme Court
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Field, Fisher & Martineau
Intern at international solicitor firm.
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Rollins College
B.A. | Business and Economics
Top 100 Trial Attorney
National Trial Lawyers Association
Top 100 Trial Attorney
National Trial Lawyers Association
10 Best
American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
Martindale Hubbell Client Distinction Award
Martindale Hubbell
Attorney Cummings is the Recipient of the Martindale Hubbell Client Distinction Award for excellence in quality of service, value of services, responsiveness to client needs, and client communication.
Professional Associations
Waterbury Bar Association
- Current
Connecticut Bar Association
- Current
Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
- Current
New Haven Bar Association
- Current
New York State Bar # 2488161
- Current
Speaking Engagements
Rules of Evidence, Continuing Legal Education, Waterbury, CT
National Business Institute
Continuing Legal Education for Attorneys presentation regarding witness testimony and reports.
LL.M. Masters of Law in Taxation
McGeorge School of Law
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Contact & Map
Cummings Law Firm, LLC
21 Holmes Avenue
Waterbury, CT 06710
Telephone: (203) 754-7779
Telephone: (203) 754-7775
Fax: (203) 754-7778