Office: (860) 651-3200  |  Cell: (860) 985-3970
146 Hopmeadow Street 
Simsbury, CT 06089 

84 Connecticut Boulevard 
 East Hartford, CT 06108


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The Law Offices of John D. Ritson are located at 146 Hopmeadow Street, Simsbury, CT 06089. Attorney John D. Ritson has over 28 years of legal experience at your service.
The firm is a general practice law firm with a high concentration of work in the areas of Personal injury, worker’s compensation, criminal law, family law, estate planning, business formation, and all aspects of real estate law.
Initial consultations are always free and each case is handled personally by Attorney Ritson. Personal injury and workers’ compensation matters are taken on a contingency fee and you never pay a legal fee or costs unless I win your case.
I have never had a legal malpractice action brought against this firm. For your confidence and protection I have professional liability insurance with $2 million liability limits in place.
I have a convenient satellite office at 84 Connecticut Boulevard, East Hartford, CT and, if you need evening or Saturday appointments, those can be arranged.

For over 33 years, Attorney Ritson has been providing expert legal representation to clients in the Hartford, Connecticut area. Mr. Ritson is both an experienced trial lawyer and a personable, approachable counselor at law, offering clarity and assistance to clients facing a variety of legal challenges. Mr. Ritson has an outstanding reputation both with his peers and among the legal community at large.

In his over 33 years of practice, Attorney Ritson has never been disciplined or had any action taken against him. He is an active member of the community, is married with three children.

  • 1982: Magna Cum Laude, University of Connecticut. B.S. Finance

  • 1985: Juris Doctor, Top 20% of Class, Western New England College School of Law
              Criminal Law Book Award, number one in class.

  • 1985-2004: Hersh & Ritson, Hartford CT. Partner in General Practice law firm, specializing in personal; injury, worker’s compensation, and criminal law.

  • 2004-present: Principal Attorney, Law Offices of John D. Ritson, Simsbury, CT. General practice law firm specializing in personal injury, worker’s compensation, criminal, family law, probate and estate planning matters, as well as real estate closings,including refinancing, purchases, and sales.

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