Donald J. Cretella, Jr.
Trial Lawyer
Attorney Donald J. Cretella, Jr. is a former adjunct professor at Quinnipiac University and handles criminal defense cases. Attorney Cretella handles various types of non-violent and violent cases in both state and federal courts. These cases include, all white collar crimes, mortgage fraud, drug cases, assaults, sexual offenses, and murders. Attorney Cretella has earned not guilty verdicts in murder cases, federal drug cases, robberies, and sexual assaults. Attorney Cretella also handles legal issues for small businesses and represents fellow attorneys in civil  disputes and grievance hearings.


  •  Quinnipiac University, School of Law, J.D
  •  Fairfield University, B.A
  •  Notre Dame High School, West Haven, CT

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Eastern District of New York
  • 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Southern District of New York
  • United States Supreme Court
  • Northern District of New York

Professional Memberships

  • Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • American Criminal Defense           Lawyers Association
  • American Civil Liberties Union
  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers  Association
  • Greater Bridgeport Bar     Association