Anthony Dexter Sutton
Overview And Experience
Attorney Anthony Dexter Sutton has specialized in the trial of civil cases since 1998 with a focus on personal injury lawsuits. He has tried more than 30 civil cases to verdict before juries and courts on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants. Tony’s practice also includes the defense of persons accused of crimes, the defense of doctors and health care professionals in medical malpractice suits. He also has prepared and presented numerous successful pardon applications to the Connecticut Board of Pardons and Paroles, representing individuals convicted of crimes who have demonstrated by their post-conviction actions and activities that they are deserving of having their criminal record erased.
He is admitted to practice in Connecticut, United States District Court for the District of Connecticut, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Mr. Sutton has received the rating of AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ which is the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards (www.martindale.com/ratings) and been named a Connecticut “Super Lawyer” in the area of litigation by Super Lawyers Magazine. He is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association, New London County Bar Association, and the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association.
Mr. Sutton earned his J.D. in 1998 from Quinnipiac College School of Law, where he was elected Student Bar Association president and received an academic achievement award for excellence in legal writing. Mr. Sutton received his B.A. from New York University in 1993, after transferring from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where he studied painting and filmmaking.
During his college years at New York University, Tony played bass guitar in the Hodaddys, a three-man rock combo that performed in Greenwich Village bars such as the Sun Mountain Café, Durango, and the Rock & Roll Café. Despite being on the periphery of New York City’s nascent grunge scene, they were not signed to a record deal.
Tony resides in Milford with his wife, Stacy, and daughters Samantha and Madeline. Tony is an avid reader and a New York Times crossword puzzle enthusiast. He enjoys performing home repair projects and the company of his pups Sadie and Milo.