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Keith R. Rudzik (Associate)Keith R. Rudzik (Partner)

P: 860-525-3101 x234
F: 860-247-4201

krr@hksflaw.com
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Keith Rudzik practices in the fields of civil and criminal litigation. He is currently a member of the Connecticut Bar Association, the Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association and Hartford County Bar Association.

Attorney Rudzik graduated with Honors from the University of Connecticut School of Law (2000), where he served as an executive editor of the Connecticut Law Review. He received his bachelorís degree in Political Science and Criminal Justice from Westfield State College (MA). While at law school, Keith was a member of two intensive full year clinical programs, the Criminal Clinic and the Tax Clinic, through which he was able to represent criminal defendants, as a certified legal intern, and low income taxpayers, through a special certification by the Director of the Internal Revenue Service, in numerous criminal cases and IRS disputes, respectively. Keith also received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award for the Federal Income Taxation of Partnerships and the Hartford County Federal Bar Foundation Award for Excellence in the Study of Federal Law.

Keith resides in East Granby with his wife, Katie, and two children.

Areas of Practice

  • Litigation (civil, criminal, and tax)
  • Appeals
  • Land Use and Planning
  • Real Estate

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 2001
  • Massachusetts, 2002
  • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut, 2002
  • U.S. Tax Court, 2002
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the second Circuit, 2003
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, 2009
  • Mohegan Gaming Disputes Court, 2009
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, 2011
  • United States Supreme Court, 2012
  • Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Court, 2013

Education

  • University of Connecticut School of Law, J.D., 2000, with honors
  • Westfield State College (MA), B.S., 1996, cum laude

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association
  • Member, Professional Ethics Committee
  • Member, Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee
  • Member, Hartford County Bar Association (current chair of Ethics Committee) 
  • Member, Defense Research Institute

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