Vishal Garg represents people that have been arrested or convicted of serious criminal offenses in trial courts and on appeal.
Since joining Kirschbaum Law Firm, LLC, in January, 2014, Vishal has worked on a variety of cases at both the trial and appellate level. His work has included complex cases involving a diversity of crimes, including murder, child sexual abuse, and possession of narcotics.
While attending law school, Vishal developed his skills as an advocate while gaining valuable experience. He was on the staff of the University of Illinois Journal of Law, Technology, and Policy. He served as an intern for the Rackets Division of the Kings County District Attorney’s Office, where he learned the skills necessary to handle investigations in complex cases. He won a Rickert Award for Academic Excellence, was a three-time Harno Scholar, and was awarded seven CALI Excellence Awards in topics ranging from Evidence to Behavioral Law and Economics.
Before attending law school, Vishal studied philosophy at both the graduate and undergraduate level. He earned his Master’s degree in Philosophy from Western Michigan University, where he was a recipient of his department’s Heraclitean Society Essay Prize, awarded annually for the top essay by a graduate student. He also spoke at multiple conferences and taught several upper-division philosophy classes, allowing him to develop the public-speaking skills necessary to argue his cases in court.
- Guilty Plea to Assault of a Public Safety Officer Conviction Vacated
- State of Connecticut
- Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
- Connecticut Bar Association
- University of Illinois College of Law, J.D., 2013, summa cum laude
- Western Michigan University, M.A., Philosophy, 2010
- University of Michigan, B.A., Philosophy, 2007