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Gersten & Gersten, LLP is one of Hartford's oldest and most respected law firms, has been successfully representing clients in State and Federal Courts since 1946. Our trial experience covers a range of practice areas including Personal Injury, Probate, Real Estate, Matrimonial and Domestic Relations, Divorce, Small Business, Commercial Law, Professional Misconduct, Employee Discrimination, Wrongful Termination and Real Estate Law.


Mr. Gersten is a member of the American Judicature Society, Federal Courts, American Association for Justice, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, American Board of Trial Advocates and the American Arbitration Association. In addition, Mr. Gersten is a registered pharmacist, and is a member of the Connecticut Pharmacists Association and former Chairman of the Connecticut Judicial Review Board.  

Practice Areas: Personal Injury; Medical Malpractice; Commercial Litigation and Criminal Law.

Admitted Connecticut Bar: 1954, Connecticut; 1958, U.S. Supreme Court

Member: Hartford County, Connecticut and American Bar Associations, Connecticut Pharmaceutical Association,

Biography: Former Chairman, Judicial Review Council, Member of the Connecticut Bar Association, Member of American Bar Association, Member of the Committee on Professional Discipline, Member of the Committee on Professional Ethics.



Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 30%
    61 years
  2. Litigation: 20%
    61 years
  3. Medical Malpractice: 20%
    61 years
  4. Probate: 15%
    61 years
  5. Workers Compensation: 10%
    61 years



Hourly ($300-425/hour), contingent (30-33%), Retainer (sometimes)

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Cash, Check, Credit card

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818 Farmington Ave.
West Hartford, CT, 06119


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV rating preeminentLexis Nexis2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerGersten & Gersten, LLP1954 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
CT Bar Association-Committte Professional DisciplineMember2000 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1988 - Present
New York State Association of Trial LawyersMember1965 - Present
International Academy of Law and SienceMember1963 - Present
America Judicature SocietyMember1963 - Present
CT Bar AssociationMember1954 - Present
Hartford County Bar AssociationMember1954 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
CT Bar Association ArticleProfessional Ethics2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Connecticut School of LawLawLL.B - Bachelor of Laws1954
George Washington UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1951
University of ConnecticutN/AB.S. Pharm1948
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Professional Ethics CT Bar AssociationProfessional Ethics2007
Seminar Pharmaceutical LawPharmaceutical Law1995