Jennifer J. DeCastro Tunnard offers more than 25 years of experience as a talented personal injury and criminal defense attorney. Jennifer caters to both New York and Connecticut residents, and has helped hundreds of clients gain the justice they rightfully deserve. Jennifer is also fluent in Spanish. In the past, she's litigated criminal cases involving murder, rape, armed robbery, sexual assault, grand larceny, burglary, drug possession and sales, gun possession and assault. Tunnard also retains extensive trial experience in personal injury matters; these range from traumatic brain injuries to soft tissue injuries. If you are in need of an auto accident attorney, domestic violence attorney or other personal injury help, there is no greater choice in Fairfield County Westchester and Putnam County areas.
After receiving her undergraduate degree from Fordham University, Attorney Tunnard went on to earn her law degree from Touro College, Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, in Huntington, New York. She is certified to practice law in both New York and Connecticut.
Jennifer spent her first six years of practice as an assistant district attorney in Bronx County. During this period, Tunnard utilized her ability to speak both Spanish and English to give guest-lectures throughout the local area. She also worked as in-house counsel to several insurance companies, defending a number of personal injury cases in the process.
Nowadays, Tunnard takes great pride in operating our law office. She additionally received her Certificate of Completion from Walden, Platt & Associates for the NHTSA/IACP Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Practitioner Course. This distinction allows her to personally administer field sobriety tests. Tunnard is a member of The New York State Bar Association, Connecticut Bar Association, Danbury Bar Association and the National Association For Criminal Defense Litigation. She is also a former member of the National College for DUI Defense.
Jennifer J. DeCastro Tunnard is admitted to practice law in New York and Connecticut and Connecticut District Court (Federal Court). She is also a member of Connecticut Criminal Defense Litigation Attorneys.