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Michael J Kopsick

Litigation Attorney at Vernon, CT

5.0   2 reviews

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About Michael

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I am the proud father of two great kids and husband to a wonderful wife;  I have been deeply involved in the communities in which my family has resided (Manchester and Tolland), taking leadership roles in charitable, sports, and civic organizations, including several dedicated to the betterment of education. 


I am equally proud to be a partner in a firm that cares as much about my personal growth as my professional development.


What i enjoy most about my job is being able to solve people's problems by applying communication skills and legal knowledge I developed over 27 years.


In my free time, I enjoy golf, skiing, exercise, dining out and travel

Licensed for 34 years
State NY
Status Currently Registered
Acquired 1989
Updated 11/17/2022
State CT
Status Active
Acquired 1988
Updated 11/28/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Contact Michael

Kahan, Kerensky & Capossela, LLP
45 Hartford Turnpike
P.O. Box K
Vernon, CT, 06066-2181
Kahan, Kerensky & Capossela, LLP
22 Professional Park Road
Storrs, CT, 06268
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Posted by Carl | October 27, 2015
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Excellent business attorney
MIke and his associates have handled several issues since we moved the company to CT in 2004. They have handled everything from litigation, employment and tax matters for us and always maintained excellent communication regarding status, exposure, etc. I recommend Michael Kopsick without hesitation.
Posted by Tom Margarido | October 20, 2015
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
An attorney with principles and the skills demeanor to deliver
Mike Kopsick is an attorney that exhibits fairness and the principles of good, but don't confuse that with weakness. Mike has the ability to lead the charge in a legal battle for you and win. Mike is one of the most intelligent attorneys that I have ever met and knows how to develop a streatigic plan for a law suit and win. Our corporation has had two occasions to use Mike's services in a law suit, and each time I have been impressed with his approach and ability to control the situation. If you ever need an attorney related to a lawsuit, Mike Kopsick is the go to attorney to contact.
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  • Hourly Rates $ 325-350 per hour
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 8.3 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Kahan, Kerensky & Capossela, LLP
  • 1989 - Present
  • Arbitrator/Member of Roster of Neutrals
  • American Arbitration Association
  • 2007 - 2015
  • Associate
  • Ford Marrin Esposito Witmeyer & Gleser, LLP
  • 1988 - 1989


  • Western New England College School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1988
  • Univesity of New Hampshire
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1985


  • Tolland Athletic Advisory Committee
  • Commitee member
  • 2015 - Present
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Resolution of Legal Fee Disputes Committee
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Adams Adventure LLC
  • Counsel
  • 2011 - Present
  • CT Superior Court
  • Attorney Trial Referee and Fact Finder
  • 2005 - Present
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Member
  • 1990 - Present
  • Hartford County Bar Association, Business Torts Committee
  • Member
  • 1989 - Present
  • Tolland County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1989 - Present
  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 1989 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1988 - Present
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1988 - Present
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1988 - Present
  • Tolland High School
  • Member of the Building Committee
  • 2007 - 2010
  • Tolland Education Foundation
  • Board Chair
  • 2003 - 2008
  • Friends of Tolland Schools
  • Board member
  • 2001 - 2008
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Languages Spoken

  • English


  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2016


  • Connecticut Lawyer
  • Case Selection and Management
  • 2005

Speaking Engagements

  • Seminar
  • Remedies/Procedures Utilized Against Former Business Partners and Employees
  • 2010
  • Seminar
  • Hey! You Stole My Business
  • 2005
  • Seminar
  • Litigating Business Break ups
  • 2003
  • Seminar
  • Litigating Business Disputes
  • 2001
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Attorney endorsements

Received (3)
Given (2)
Endorse Michael
Litigation Attorney | Nov 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have had the pleasure of knowing Mike for nearly 30 years. He is well-respected in the legal community, and known for his tenacious approach to every case to get the best possible results for his clients, but at the same time, abide by the highest ethical and professional standards."
Commercial real estate Attorney | Oct 22
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Mike is an excellent attorney who knows the issues, does his homework, and is a pleasure to work with. He is an effective communicator and great in court. I highly recommend Mike."
Employment and labor Attorney | Aug 01
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Attorney Kopsick and I have been opposing counsel in at least one employment dispute over the years. While we will likely continue to view our client matters very differently, I have found him to be respectful and knowledgeable. Perhaps the most telling endorsement I can offer is to state that if ever there were to exist a matter in which my firm found itself in conflict, I would have no hesitancy in recommending Attorney Kopsick. Respectfully submitted, Rob Fortgang - 8/1/08"
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