Judge Peter Emmett Wiese (Ret.) served 29 years (1993-2022) as a trial judge of the Connecticut Superior Court. He is highly experienced across all divisions of the Court including, but not limited to, personal injury, family, juvenile, criminal, commercial and business, employment, housing, insurance, medical malpractice, government, taxation, land use, and zoning. He also has substantial experience in judicial mediations across the aforementioned areas of law and has presided over countless jury and bench trials. At the time of his retirement, he had served as a trial Judge longer than any other sitting Judge at the time. In 29 years, he served many courthouses throughout the State of Connecticut.
He’s been a member of the Connecticut Bar since 1978. Prior to becoming a Judge, he served the State of Connecticut as an Assistant Attorney General from 1981 to 1993.
During that time, he had substantial experience litigating and negotiating resolutions of complex, high-profile, and sensitive matters in both State and Federal Courts. He represented and counseled numerous state agencies including, but not limited to, the Department of Public Safety and Special Revenue, State Police, Department of Corrections, Boards of Parole and Probation, Department of Transportation, and Department of Public Works. Within Contract Litigation Unit, he handled all phases of construction contract disputes and litigation.
In his spare time, Peter enjoys many activities including boating, exercising, reading, gardening, clock collecting, and above all, spending time with his two daughters and sons-in-law at their beach house on the Connecticut shoreline.
- Superior Court Judge, District Court Hartford County (1993-2022)
- Assistant Attorney General, State of Connecticut (1981-1993)
- University of New Haven, B.S.
- University of New Hampshire School of Law, J.D.
Mediation Related Training
Advanced Mediation Training, Association of Attorney Mediators (April, 2022)