Contact Now

Contact Our Attorneys Today

Contact Us (203) 697-8364

Peter G Billings

peter billings

Attorney

Location:    New Haven, Connecticut

Phone:     203-562-0900

Attorney Billings is a lifelong resident of Connecticut, originally hailing from the Hartford Area. He currently resides in New Haven. Attorney Billings received his B.A. in English and Political Science from the University of Connecticut in 2005. He received his J.D. from Quinnipiac University School of Law in 2009 where he graduated Cum Laude and with a concentration in Criminal Law & Advocacy with Honors. While in law school, Attorney Billings served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Quinnipiac Probate Law Journal and he worked as a law clerk at two well-respected law firms in New Haven assisting with a wide range of civil and criminal matters.

After graduating from law school Attorney Billings worked as a Public Defender in the New Haven Superior Court. While working as a Public Defender he represented hundreds of clients facing misdemeanor and felony cases with allegations ranging from minor public disturbances to violent assaults to felony drug charges. Attorney Billings also worked for the Law Office of Kevin C. Ferry, where he was responsible for the firm’s criminal cases and assisted with various personal injury cases including car accidents, slip and fall accidents and wrongful death cases. He was instrumental in forming the arguments and drafting the briefs in State v. Lenarz, 301 Conn. 417 (2011), which resulted in the complete dismissal of all charges for his client.

Areas of Practice

  • 30% Divorce
  • 30% Criminal Defense
  • 20% DUI Defense
  • 20% Real Estate

Litigation Percentage

  • 80% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 2009
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 2011

Education

  • Quinnipiac University School of Law, Bridgeport, Connecticut
    • J.D. cum laude – 2009
    • Honors: With High Honors
    • Major: Criminal Law & Advocacy
    • Law Journal: Quinnipiac Probate Law Journal, Editor-in-Chief, 2008 – 2009
  • University of Connecticut
    • B.A in English and Political Science – 2005

Published Works

  • Infants and In Terrorem Clauses: Rethinking New York Estate Powers and Trusts Law Section 3-3.5, Quinnipiac Probate Law Journal , Vol. 22 No. 4, 2009

Past Employment Positions

  • New Haven Superior Court, Public Defender
  • Law Office of Kevin C. Ferry