J.D., New York Univ. School of Law (1978)
B.A., Harvard College (1975)
Professor Stevens has been a Superior Court Judge for the State of Connecticut since 1994 and has been a faculty member of Trinity College since 1980. Judge Stevens has lectured in the First Year Program and the Public Policy and Law Program in seminars focusing on the treatment of race relations in the American social and legal systems. Judge Stevens has also been an Adjuct Professor at Quinnipiac University School of Law in Hamden, Connecticut.
Judge Stevens graduated from Harvard College in 1975 with a Magna Cum Laude degree in Psychology and Social Relations. He received his law degree from the New York University School of Law in 1978.
Before being appointed to the bench by Governor Lowell Weicker, Judge Stevens practiced law for sixteen years, working in private practice for eight years and as an Assistant United States Attorney for eight years where he served as Chief of the Financial Litigation Unit. During his legal career, Judge Stevens has been involved in thousands of federal and state court cases involving personal injury, civil rights, medical malpractice, bankruptcy and commercial disputes.
Since 2010, Judge Stevens has served as a presiding judge on the Bridgeport Juvenile Docket and during the prior four years he was a presiding judge on the Waterbury Complex Litigation Docket.