Anthony Spinella

Anthony Spinella

Manchester, Connecticut

Anthony Spinella is an experienced trial attorney with over 11 years of courtroom experience. Attorney Spinella has litigated more than 50 jury and court trials to verdict and has been successful in more than 95% of those cases. He is currently co-counsel representing plaintiffs in a class action lawsuit filed in federal court claiming that over 100 insurance companies have engaged in a concerted scheme to deny coverage for failing basement walls.

Attorney Spinella graduated from Providence College and attended the University of Connecticut School of Law where he was an Associate Editor of the Insurance Law Journal. After graduating with a Juris Doctorate degree in 2003, he became a research clerk for the superior court judges in the State of Connecticut. Attorney Spinella became a Deputy Assistant States Attorney where he spent more than eleven years prosecuting and trying cases on behalf of the State of Connecticut, concluding his work as a Senior Assistant States Attorney. He served as a prosecutor assigned to the New Haven and Hartford Judicial Districts and went on to prosecute cases all over the state for the Statewide Prosecution Bureau of the Chief States Attorney's Office.

Attorney Spinella has experience in all criminal matters, including: drug trafficking, domestic violence, sexual assault, driving under the influence, larceny, kidnapping, assault, child pornography, computer crime, embezzlement, fraud, child abuse, motor vehicle violations and murder. He lives in Wethersfield where he coaches ice hockey and is a parishioner and lector at The Church of the Incarnation.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal
  • Drug Trafficking
  • Domestic Violence
  • Sexual Assaults
  • Driving Under the Influence
  • Larceny
  • Kidnapping
  • Assault
  • Child Pornography
  • Computer Crime
  • Embezzlement
  • Fraud
  • Child Abuse
  • Motor Vehicle Violations
  • Murder

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 2003
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 2015


  • University of Connecticut School of Law, Hartford, Connecticut
    • J.D.
    • Law Journal: Insurance Law Journal, Associate Editor
  • Providence College, Providence, Rhode Island
    • B.A. cum laude
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: History

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Connecticut Bar Association, Member
  • Manchester Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Superior Court Legal Research, Clerk, 2003 - 2004

Pro Bono Activities

  • Wethersfield Town Council, 2015 - Present
  • Wethersfield Insurance Committee
  • Wethersfield Public Safety Committee
  • Wethersfield EDIC, Member
  • Wethersfield Memorial Day Committee
  • Wethersfield Democratic Town Committee, Member
  • UNICO, Member
  • Democratic State Convention, Rules Committee, 2016
  • Lector at The Incarnation Church, Wethersfield, 2014 - 2015