CSAO: Ansonia-Milford State's Attorney Biography

Office of the State’s Attorney
Ansonia-Milford Judicial District

State's Attorney Kevin D. Lawlor

{Kevin D. Lawlor is State} KEVIN D. LAWLOR is the State’s Attorney for the Judicial District of Ansonia-Milford, Connecticut. Attorney Lawlor is the fourth individual to hold the position of Ansonia-Milford State’s Attorney. A prosecutor since 1995, he distinguished himself early in his career by working with the Milford Multi-Jurisdictional Team for the Investigation of Child Sexual Abuse and successfully convicted many of this District’s most serious sex offenders. He also helped to create and supervise the Neighborhood Prosecution Program in the City of West Haven. The Neighborhood Prosecution Program was a federally funded initiative in West Haven which was designed to reduce teen crime and improve the quality of life for the citizens of West Haven. He is a founding member of the Division of the Criminal Justice Diversity Committee, President of the Division of Criminal Justice State’s Attorney’s Advisory Board, a member of the Governing Council for the South Central Child Advocacy Center and he is the former President of the Board of Directors of Guardian Ad Litem Services, a Naugatuck Valley non-profit agency that attempts to improve the quality of life for the chronically mentally ill. In addition, he also volunteers to speak to area youth in coordination with the Milford Bar Association and speaks with students at Wilbur Cross High School in New Haven about criminal justice issues and the legal profession.

State’s Attorney Lawlor is a graduate of East Haven High School, the University of Connecticut and Quinnipiac University School of Law. He teaches several criminal justice courses in the Legal Studies Department at Quinnipiac University and has also taught graduate level seminars in Evidence and Legal Aspects of Arson Investigation at the University of New Haven. He also serves as an MPTC certified instructor for the West Haven Police Department, the South Central Criminal Justice Administration and the Milford Police Academy.

Attorney Lawlor is the 2006 recipient of the Connecticut Children’s Alliance Certificate of Appreciation for his commitment to advocate through prosecution for the victims of child sexual abuse, the 2006 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Greater Bridgeport N.A.A.C.P., a 2009 inductee of the East Haven High School Hall of Fame, the recipient of the 2013 New Haven Knights of St. Patrick Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award, the 2013 District Attorney Award from the University of New Haven, Henry C. Lee Institute of Forensic Science and the 2014 Irish Echo Law and Order 50 Award.

Attorney Lawlor lives in North Haven, Connecticut with his wife Ann who is also a prosecutor in the Fairfield Judicial District. They are the proud parents of two children.

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