Tiana Hercules is a Hartford resident and proud mother to three children ages 16, 14 and 4. Tiana is a licensed criminal defense lawyer and has practiced in the areas of immigration, family law, and civil litigation. Before joining The Sills Law Firm, Tiana was a dedicated member of the Public Defender’s office. Notably, she helped lead an anti-gun violence initiative in Hartford.
Tiana is an active member of her community and has many years of experience as a leader in Hartford. She has served on several non-profit boards including Mutual Housing of Greater Hartford, NINA, Girls for Technology, and the Board of Deacons at Asylum Hill Congregational Church. She currently is an Appointed Commissioner for the Connecticut Commission for Children, Women, Seniors, Equality and Opportunity. In the past, she was employed as a Special Assistant to former Hartford Mayor, Pedro E. Segarra.
Ms. Hercules loves Hartford because it is rich with innovators, leaders, an amazing arts & cultural scene and some of the best eateries in Connecticut. She believes that everyone in Hartford should have equitable access to quality affordable housing, education, health care, food and living wages.
When she is not with her family or serving her community, Tiana enjoys working out at the YMCA, which is one of her favorite places in the city.
She lives by the motto: “Everyone has something of value to contribute,” and uses her voice to help those around her find theirs.
Tiana is excited and honored to potentially join the City Council as a member of the Working Families Party. She believes that everyone should share in Hartford’s prosperity.