Clifford’s practice focuses on family law, criminal defense, and personal injury. In his family practice, Clifford provides counsel to clients in divorce, custody, and child support proceedings. He has litigated complex dissolution and post judgment cases in Superior Court as well as in arbitration and mediation. Knowing how emotional the day-to-day involvement is for clients in family cases, Clifford prides himself on finding creative solutions in an efficient and cost-effective way.

In his criminal defense practice, Clifford regularly appears in Superior Court across Connecticut for clients facing charges ranging from misdemeanors to class A felonies. Understanding how difficult navigating the criminal justice system can be, he works diligently for his clients to achieve a positive disposition.

In his personal injury practice, Clifford works to achieve the best results for his clients in the most practical manner. Clifford represents individuals who have suffered injury and loss caused by motorcycle and motor vehicle accidents, premises defects, negligent supervision, and other hazardous conditions.



New York Law School, J.D., 2010

University of Massachusetts, Amherst, B.A., magna cum laude, 2006


  • Connecticut
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York

Honors & Awards

Best Lawyers in America®, "Ones to Watch", Family Law, 2021-2024

Connecticut Super Lawyers® "Rising Star", Family Law, 2019-2023

Connecticut Super Lawyers® "Rising Star", General Litigation, 2018

Connecticut Law Tribune, "New Leader in the Law" Award, 2019


Speaking Engagements

Professional Affiliations

New Haven County Bar Association

Community Involvement

Shoreline Chamber of Commerce, Board Member, 2018-2021

Shoreline Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals, Chair, 2018-2021

Town of Guilford Agriculture Commission, Board Member, 2017-2021

Town of Guilford, Boys Recreation League Basketball Coach, 2016-2020

Jump to Page

By using this site, you agree to our updated Terms of Use