Mark D. Leighton
Workers compensation Attorney at Vernon Rockville, CT
Licensed for 41 years
Virtual consultation available
I am a Board Certified Workers’ Compensation Specialist. I represent injured persons in work‑related injuries and other personal injury matters. I was previously employed as a claims representative and defense attorney representing insurance companies and their insureds. I served as Chair of the Connecticut Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Section and also as Vice‑Chair and Continuing Legal Education Chair. I have lectured on workers’ compensation and personal injury topics and authored articles in the CBA Compensation Quarterly. I served as President of the Tolland County Bar Association and am a member of Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association. I have served as an adjunct faculty member at University of Connecticut School of Law and Asnuntuck Community College.
I received my law degree from Western New England University School of Law, and my BA in Economics and History from Westfield State University. I also studied at American International College.
I have served on numerous committees and boards, including the Board of Selectmen and Board of Finance for the Town of Ellington, Board of Trustees for our church, and Rockville Downtown Association.
I live in Vernon, CT with my wife Francine. We have two children and 6 grandchildren, and have enjoyed family outings at the beach and I love sking with my grandchildren. In the summer I love to garden and enjoy the outdoors.
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.