Alissa A. Criniti, Associate

Email: acriniti@smjglaw.com
Phone: (860) 233-5900

Alissa A. Criniti has been a member of the firm since 2013. She attended The University of Connecticut and received a B.A. in Sociology with a Minor in Criminal Justice in 2005. She graduated Cum Laude from the Western New England School of Law in 2008 and served as a Note Editor on its Law Review. She is admitted to the Bars of the State of Connecticut, the United States District Court of Connecticut, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the State of New York.

Attorney Criniti is an avid supporter of Statewide Legal Services of Connecticut and has volunteered many hours to pro bono work during her career. She also volunteers her time in the community and serves as a committee member for a yearly event known as the “Dance for Autism” which raises money for Autism Speaks.

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Bar Admission
Connecticut, 2008
United States District Court, District of Connecticut, 2009
Massachusetts, 2009
New York, 2013

Education
Western New England College School of Law, Springfield, MA
J.D., May 2008, cum laude
Law Review: Western New England Law Review, Note Editor
Honors: CALI award recipient for Trusts and Estates, CALI award recipient for Professional Responsibility

Activities: Mock Trial, American Bar Association Member, Connecticut Bar Association Member, Phi
Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity, International Law Society, Intramural Softball
University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut
Bachelor of Arts, May 2005
Major: Sociology; Minor: Criminal Justice

Professional Associations & Memberships:
Statewide Legal Services of Connecticut, Inc., Middletown, CT, Pro Bono Attorney
Connecticut Bar Association, Young Lawyer Section, Member

Volunteer Work:
Dance for Autism, in conjunction with Autism Speaks Inc., Co-Founder & Committee Member

FEMA Community Emergency Response Team, Town of Stafford, Member