About Kenneth J. Krayeske

Ken Krayeske lives and practices law in Hartford, Connecticut. Ken is licensed to practice law before the state and federal district courts in Connecticut.
Ken is a 2010 graduate of the University of Connecticut School of Law and a 1994 graduate of Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Public Communications. Prior to joining the bar, Ken was an award-winning journalist, writing for daily, weekly and monthly newspapers and magazines. He focused on youth journalism, starting Echoes from The Streets Youth Newspaper.

Since December 2003, he has written a column called The 40-Year Plan for the local weekly newspaper, the Hartford News, and blogs online here.

Ken is fluent in Spanish.

He ran for United States Congress in Connecticut’s First Congressional District with the Connecticut Green Party in 2010, debating Congressman John Larson four times, and winning a little more than one percent of the vote.

Currently, he has no political affiliation, since in July 2012, Connecticut’s only municipal public campaign finance system, the New Haven Democracy Fund, appointed him its administrator.

Prior to starting his own law firm, Ken spent five years as a clerk and an associate at the law firm of Brown & Welsh, P.C. in Meriden, Connecticut.

Ken and Wildaliz Bermudez married in 2012. In his spare time, Ken enjoys bicycling, carpentry, snowboarding and the ocean.

What people say about Ken Krayeske:

“A Tiger”

— The New Haven Independent

“Completely necessary.”

— Colin McEnroe of the Hartford Courant

“A modern day Thomas Paine”

— Connecticut media professor/analyst Rick Hanson

“Political activist”

— The Progressive Magazine