Law Offices of Robert F. Dwyer, Jr., LLC

What you can expect

Passion. Experience. Diligence.

Robert F Dwyer, Jr. received his B.A. degree from Yale University in 2004. After graduating, he entered Albany Law School earning his law degree in 2007. He was admitted to practice before the state courts of Connecticut and New York. Subsequently he has been admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut and the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York. He is a member of NY State Bar Association and he is also a past member of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association. Attorney Dwyer is the past president of the Litchfield County Bar Association and was named one of Connecticut's Top Ten under 40 Criminal Defense Attorneys for 2016 by The National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys. In addition, in 2014 he was named as a New Leader of the Law by the CT Law Tribune and most recently named in 2017 one of the 10 Best Attorneys in CT by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys and the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys. He started his own practice in 2009 and since then he has counseled a broad range of individuals in personal injury litigation, criminal defense, DUI defense, divorce law, family law, foreclosure defense, estate planning, land use & zoning issues, tax appeals, and civil litigation.  He has represented corporations in planning, formation, financing, acquisition and sale of business and non-profit entities. He has represented numerous clients in purchasing of residential real estate. Attorney Dwyer's passion is being in the courtroom and he has successfully litigated an array of criminal, civil, and land use cases.

Bar Admissions

Connecticut, 2007

New York, 2007


Albany Law School, Albany, New York

J.D, 2007

Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut

B.S. Political Science, 2004

Honors and Awards

10 Best Attorneys in CT, as published by American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2017

10 Best Attorneys in CT, as published by American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys, 2017

Named Top 10 Under 40 Criminal Defense Attorneys in CT by NACDA, 2016

Named New Leader of the Law by CT Law Tribune, 2014

Professional Associations and Memberships

Norfolk Democratic Town Committee, 2016-Present

Litchfield County Bar Association, Past President, 2014-2016

New York State Bar Association, 2008-Present

Connecticut Bar Association, 2007-Present

Yale Alumni Association of Northwest Connecticut, 2004-Present

Past Employment

Moynahan and Minnella, Associate, 2007-2008

Pro Bono Activities

Open Door Soup Kitchen


Get in touch

I know that finding the right attorney to represent you is a choice not to be taken lightly. That’s why I offer free consultations to walk you through your needs, the scope of your goals, and your budget.