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I have been representing plaintiffs in personal injury cases for over a decade.  I am passionate about the law and about making sure that individuals have access to the civil justice system.  I reside in Farmington with my husband, George.  I have two beautiful granddaughters.  I have two children.  Danielle lives in Bristol with my two granddaughters, and Matthew was tragically killed in Mali in 2006 while serving in the Peace Corps.   


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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 70%
  2. Medical Malpractice: 20%
  3. Wrongful Death: 10%



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Contact info

Moore, O'Brien & Foti

891 Straits Turnpike
Middlebury, CT, 06772


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Client Satisfaction AwardAmerican Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys2014
Top 25 Women Attorneys in ConnecticutConnecticut Magazine2014
Connecticut MagazineNamed as Super Lawyer in Connecticut2014
Super LawyersNamed as Super Lawyer in New England - top 5% of lawyers2014
Rating of AVMartindale-Hubbell2013
Named as Super Lawyer in New England - top 5% of lawyersSuper Lawyers2013
Connecticut MagazineNamed as Super Lawyer in Connecticut2013
Board Certified as a Civil Trial AdvocateNational Board of Trial Advocacy2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyMoore, O'Brien, Yelenak & Foti2012 - Present
Litigation AssociateSinoway, McEnery & Messey, PC2006 - 2012
Litigation AssociateRogin Nassau2002 - 2006
Litigation Associate - Medical Malpractice DefenseCarmody & Torrance LLP2000 - 2002
Association namePosition nameDuration
Connecticut Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of Governors2010 - Present
Connecticut Trial Lawyers' Association, Women's CaucusChair2009 - 2010
American Association for JusticeMember2006 - Present
Connecticut Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Connecticut Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Viveiros v. BealJury verdict of $75,000
Brooks v. New York Sports ClubVerdict for plaintiff
DiMartino v. X-Pect DiscountsVerdict for plaintiff
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Publication nameTitleDate
CTLA ForumOn Service and Loss: Reflections of a Mother and Trial Lawyer2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Quinnipiac University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
Boston UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1980
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association Seminar: Openings and ClosingsKiller Closing Arguments2014
American Society for Consulting Arborists ConventionExpert depositions2013