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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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With over 30 years of legal experience, Attorney James Cummings listens to your special circumstances, ensures you understand all of your options, and works tirelessly to ensure you are treated fairly and justly. In these challenging times, he is direct about what can be done within your budget. 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.

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Serving Waterbury area clients with over 30 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
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    Divorce
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
    Workers' Compensation
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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Connecticut
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New York
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Attorney
Cummings Law Firm LLC
- Current
Attorney
Moynahan, Ruskin, Mascolo and Minnella
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Attorney
Weil, Gotshal and Manges
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Attorney. New York City, NY
Attorney
Law Offices of Richard I Fine and Associates
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International Business Transactions and Litigation. Century City, California
Intern
Field, Fisher & Martineau
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Intern at international solicitor firm.
Education
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
J.D.
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University of Salzburg Austria
LL.M. (1988) | International Taxation
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Rollins College
B.A. | Business and Economics
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Awards
10 Best
American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
Top 100 Trial Attorney
National Trial Lawyers Association
Top 100 Trial Attorney
National Trial Lawyers Association
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
member
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Connecticut Bar Association
member
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Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
member
- Current
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New Haven Bar Association
member
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New York State Bar  # 2488161
Member
- Current
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Speaking Engagements
Rules of Evidence, Continuing Legal Education, Waterbury, CT
National Business Institute
Continuing Legal Education for Attorneys presentation regarding witness testimony and reports.
Certifications
LL.M. Masters of Law in Taxation
McGeorge School of Law
Websites & Blogs
Website
Cummings Law Firm
Blog
Cummings Law Firm
Contact & Map
Cummings Law Firm, LLC
21 Holmes Avenue
Waterbury, CT 06710
Telephone: (203) 754-7779
Telephone: (203) 754-7775
Fax: (203) 754-7778