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Martin J. Minnella

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Civil Litigation


Attorney Martin Minnella, or Marty as he is more commonly known, is a founding partner of Minnella, Tramuta and Edwards LLC. A lifelong Connecticut resident, Attorney Minnella began practicing in 1974 after graduating from Temple University, Philadelphia, PA with a BA degree in Business and receiving a Juris Doctorate of Law Degree from the New England School of Law, Boston, MA. Attorney Minnella was honored with the American Juris Prudence Award from Lawyer's Cooperative Publishing for excellence in the study of criminal law, civil procedure and constitutional law.

Attorney Minnella has been successfully protecting the rights of individuals throughout Connecticut for over 49 years and is well known for his compassionate and steadfast approach to legal representation. Attorney Minnella has focused primarily in the area of criminal defense and ancillary civil and administrative matters. He has tried dozens of full jury trials in state and federal courts, including many high-profile cases. Attorney Minnella is also experienced in representing both plaintiffs and defendants in a wide range of civil matters.

In addition, he has been featured in Netflix's Untold: Crime and Penalties (2021) and Discovery+, Shock Docs: The Devil Made Me Do It (2021). He has also been featured in People Magazine, as well as a guest on Good Morning America and the subject later became a TV movie starring Kevin Bacon. Outside of his legal work, Attorney Minnella is a member of the NY Athletic Club, NY, The Hartford Club, Hartford, CT and a founder of the Minnella Law baseball team in the Twi Met Baseball league. He is a founding member of the Connecticut Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, a member of the CT Bar Association, & Federal Bar Association and is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States, Washington, DC.

Attorney Minnella understands that his clients are often going through difficult times and need someone who will listen to their concerns and work tirelessly to achieve their goals. He is also committed to providing his clients with personalized attention and guidance throughout the legal process, ensuring that they understand their options and are empowered to make informed decisions.


  • New England School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • Juris Doctorate
    • Honors: American Juris Prudence Award
  • Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • B.A.
    • Major: Business

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of the United States of America

Professional Associations

  • Connecticut Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, Member
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Member
  • Federal Bar Association