The Spring 2016 Business Edition of Best Lawyers has awarded Tara Knight the honor of being the only female attorney in Connecticut listed as a “Best Lawyer” for Criminal Defense Practice. The publication includes attorneys in 140 practice areas, covering all 50 states and the District of Columbia, and inclusion in this year’s list is based on more than 6.7 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers. It is also now published in almost 70 countries. In addition to being listed as a “Best Lawyer” for Criminal Defense Practice in this year’s list, Attorney Knight has also been named as a “Best Lawyer” for both Criminal Defense-White Collar and DUI/DWI Defense.
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Attorney Knight has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America yearly since 2003. Her extensive accolades also include being named a “Connecticut Super Lawyer ” yearly since 2006, designation as one of the Top 25 Women Lawyers in the state in 2007, 2011 and 2012 and one of the Top 50 Lawyers in the state in 2006 by Connecticut Magazine. Notably, she has been a guest commentator on The TODAY Show, commented as an expert on criminal law for MSNBC, CNN, and FOX News, and is a frequent guest on New Haven’s popular morning program “Chaz and AJ in the Morning” (99.1 WPLR).