Jerome William Paun

Jerome William Paun

Solo Practitioner
Willimantic, Connecticut

At The Law Office of Jerome Paun, I lead my staff in providing high quality and compassionate legal representation to our clients. I help my clients resolve problems in matters of criminal defense, and labor and employment law. I am admitted to practice before State Courts in New York and Connecticut, as well as the United States District Court for the districts of Southern and Eastern New York, the district of Connecticut, and the district of Massachusetts. I am also admitted to the Federal First and Second Circuit Courts of Appeal and the United States Supreme Court.

To learn more about my professional and educational experience, please review the profile below or contact my Connecticut office for more information. I look forward to speaking with you.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Defense
  • Drunk Driving Defense
  • Motor Vehicle Violations Defense
  • Juvenile Delinquency Defense
  • Pardon Petitions & Erasure Motions

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1980
  • Connecticut, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1980
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1980
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 1981
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 1981
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1983
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 1983
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1989


  • State University of New York, Buffalo School of Law, Buffalo, New York - 1979
    • Honors: Moot Court Board & The Order of Barristers
  • State University of New York at Brockport, New York - Master of Arts 1975
    • Major: Political Science for Urban Administration
  • State University of New York at Brockport, New York - Bachelor of Science 1972 with honors (cum laude)
    • Major: Dual Majors: Philosophy & Political Science
  • Andrew Jackson High School, Queens, NY - 1968

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association (ABA), Member, 1980 - Present
  • Connecticut Bar Association (CBA), Member, 1980 - Present
  • National Lawyer's Guild (NLG), Member, Former Treasurer, 1976 - Present
  • Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyer's Association (CCDLA), Member, 2001 - Present
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), Member