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Matthew J. Broder

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Experience Time
28 years
Practice Area
Divorce, Family Law, Personal Injury
Bridgeport , Connecticut
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The Law Office of Matthew J. Broder is a General Practice which strives to provide exceptional service in a variety of legal areas, including: Family and Divorce Law, Personal Injury, Criminal Defense and Workers’ Compensation.

The Firm provides Personal Service at a Reasonable Cost to all individual and business clients. Aggressive Representation is to be expected and is provided!

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University of Connecticut School of Law

J.D. (1992) | Law Degree

1989 – 1992

Honors: Dean’s Fellow

1991.Activities: Moot Court Board.

University of Connecticut

B.S. (1989) | Political Science

1985 – 1989

Honors: Magna Cum Laude. Phi Beta Kappa. Served as West Campus President 1987-1989.

Practice Areas Full Details
Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Property Division, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
Family Law
Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father’s Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Workers’ Compensation
Insurance Claims
Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Civil Rights
Discrimination, Employment, Police Misconduct
Education Law
Appeals & Appellate
Civil Appeals
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice


State of Connecticut Judicial Branch

ID Number: 407384

Since 1992

Professional Associations

Connecticut Bar Association



Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association


Greater Bridgeport Bar Association


Professional Experience
Sole Practitioner
The Law Office of Matthew J. Broder
2001 – Current
Sole Practitioner and owner of General Practice, handling Family and Divorce matters, Personal Injury and Insurance Claims, Workers’ Compensation Matters, Criminal Defense and more!
Assigned Counsel
State of Connecticut
2001 – Current
Handling Criminal Defense Matters referred by the Public Defender in matters in which a Conflict of Interest prevents the P.D. from continuing to represent the accused.
Cousins & Johnson
2000 – 2001
Handled a caseload of over 100 Personal Injury Matters, from commencement of the claim through trial.
The Law Office of Gary A. Mastronardi
1994 – 2000
Handled all aspects of Civil Docket, including Family Law, Personal Injury, Civil Rights, Appellate Litigation and more.
Temporary Assistant Clerk
State of Connecticut Judicial Department
1992 – 1994
Served as a Courtroom Clerk, assisting the Court with exhibits, scheduling and various administrative matters; Served in the Office of the Caseflow Coordinator, and shared responsibility for scheduling of Civil Trials, Pretrial Conferences and Status Conferences.
Office Details
The Law Office of Matthew J. Broder
44 Lyon Terrace
BridgeportCT 06604
Telephone: (203) 333-5100
Contact Information
44 Lyon Terrace, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 06604, United States
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