Joining a trend that has spread from other states, Connecticut criminal defense lawyers have begun pursuing business by sending advertising letters to the newly arrested. Some colleagues condemn the strategy as "sleazy," confusing to clients and a detriment to lawyers' image. Nevertheless, "jail mail" is becoming a fact of legal life in Connecticut.
Defense Attorneys' Use of 'Jail Mail' Stirs Debate Over Business Tactics
The Connecticut Law Tribune
January 24, 2013