News, Representative Cases & Blog 

Our attorneys have helped to shape the law and change people's lives. While it is difficult to list all of their accomplishments, below is a compilation of representative cases, as well as recent firm news. You will also you will also find lists of links to resources, which may prove helpful to those facing criminal prosecution.​ For an in-depth discussion of criminal and post-conviction topics, please see the firm's BLOG.



  • August 9, 2018 - Successful habeas appeal assisted by Atty. Erwin's amicus curiae brief for the CCDLA. Read.

  • August 1, 2018 - First Class of Cheshire Correctional Inmates graduate program. Read.

  • July 30, 2018 - Pieszak-Miller & Brodeur, llc in the news. ReadWatch.

  • July 17, 2018 - Successful parole hearing under P.A. 15-84 through the efforts of Attorney Michael. W. Brown. Watch.

  • July 23, 2018 - Daniel M. Erwin joins Pieszak-Miller & Brodeur, llc. See his Bio.

  • May 29, 2018 - Edward D. Melillo joins Pieszak-Miller & Brodeur, llc. See his Bio.

  • May 14, 2018 - Joshua G. Grubaugh joins Pieszak-Miller & Brodeur, llc. See his Bio.

  • January 22, 2018 - Michael W. Brown joins Pieszak-Miller & Brodeur, llc. See his Bio.

Representative Cases & Results*



Representative cases 

  • Helmedach v. Commissioner (Amicus Curiae)

  • State v. Kono (Apartment dwellers possess rights of privacy equal to residents of freestanding homes)

  • State v. Swebilius (CT Supreme Court adopted a burden-shifting framework for stale arrest warrants) 

  • Mitchell v. Commissioner

  • State v. Coleman

  • State v. Morales

Representative Results

  • Terminally ill client removed from probationary supervision and allowed to die free.

*Representative lists are non-exhaustive and some results were achieved by our attorneys prior to joining the firm. 








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