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
- New York
- U.S. District Court District of Connecticut
- U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
Honors & Awards
Best Lawyers: "Ones to Watch", Family Law, 2021-2023
Connecticut Super Lawyers® "Rising Star", Family Law, 2019-2022
Connecticut Super Lawyers® "Rising Star", General Litigation, 2018
Connecticut Law Tribune, "New Leader in the Law" Award, 2019
- Connecticut Super Lawyers®, 10.12.2021
- Super Lawyers®, 10.17.2019
- Connecticut Law Tribune, 05.01.2019
- Super Lawyers®, 10.18.2018
- Guilford Community Center, 11.14.2018
Connecticut Bar Association
New Haven County Bar Association
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