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Jose Michael Rojas

Personal injury Attorney at Hartford, CT

5.0   6 reviews

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About Jose

Learn Jose’s areas of practice.

2
Practice areas
  1. Car accident
    50%
    A large percentage of Attorney Rojas' practice is devoted to car accidents. If you have been in a car accident, our firm will work tirelessly to obtain fair and just compensation for you.

    25 years

  2. Personal injury
    50%
    Attorney Rojas handles life altering and catastrophic personal injury case. Starting his career representing Government, big business and insurance companies, he now devotes himself to the representation of individuals.

    25 years

Mr. Rojas graduated from law school in 1997, cum laude.  He was awarded the Corpus Juris Secundum Award for Criminal Law and a similar award for his Legal Writing class, and was recognized by his law school for his overall.  He was also recognized by the law school for his overall academic achievement.  Following law school, Mr. Rojas was recruited and commissioned as a Captain by the United States Army, Judge Advocate General's Corps.  He served with distinction as a lawyer for the United States Army, receiving the Army Achievement Medal as a member of the XVIII Airborne Corps.  Later, Mr. Rojas was appointed Special Assistant United States Attorney whereupon he was given the awesome responsibility of representing the United States as a federal prosecutor.  Mr. Rojas prosecuted and tried cases such as rape, child molestation, homicide and larceny.  Mr. Rojas was awarded a certificate of appreciation by the Director of the FBI for his "outstanding prosecutive skills"and was made an honorary Agent with the Army Criminal Investigation Division. 

Mr. Rojas left public service and spent the next five years representing large corporate and governmental clients such as Home Depot, Shell Oil, Behr Paint and the City of Hartford.  He was employed by Shipman & Goodwin, LLP, one of Connecticut's largest and most prominent firms.

In 2005, Mr. Rojas left Shipman & Goodwin to start The Rojas Law Firm, LLC.  Mr. Rojas was driven by a desire to make his legal skills available to individuals, rather than corporations and governmental entities.  Since founding The Rojas Law Firm, LLC, Mr. Rojas has shifted his practice to the representation of the injured and the criminally accused.  Mr. Rojas is now driven by a personal passion to bring justice to those who need it most. Mr. Rojas has been featured in the evening news (NBC30), the Connecticut Law Tribune, and has been quoted in the Hartford Courant.

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Licensed for 25 years
State CT
Status Active
Acquired 1999
Updated 11/28/2022
State WI
Status Resigned
Acquired 1997
Updated 12/05/2022

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

Contact Jose

Jose Michael Rojas
The Rojas Law Firm
40 Russ Street
Hartford, CT, 06106

Reviews

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Posted by Meera | February 11, 2015
Highly Talented Lawyer
I definitely endorse Attorney Jose. He is been very responsive to our case and very talented with high detail. I am very glad that he is our lawyer and definitely for any future needs we will approach him only. Hence I recommend him to others as well.
Posted by Paul | February 11, 2015
Attorney Jose Rojas Is A True Credit To His Profession
Words just can not express my everlasting gratitude towards Attorney Rojas. He was Always there for me from day one and treated me as if I was his only client. He put himself in my shoes and felt just what I was going through. He really did care about me as an individual. Attorney Rojas has such an Unbelievable knowledge of the law...Why it's truly Amazing. I have recommended Attorney Rojas to both my family and friends because he is the Best there is...Hands Down. Thank You again for everything.
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Posted by Joe | February 11, 2015
Skeptical at first
Very thorough ,Most appreciated part was the willingness to go over different approaches Took the time to explain different alternatives ,Pros and Cons Overall Great Job. Thank You Mr.Rojas
Posted by Frank | February 11, 2015
My experience with the representation provided By Attorney Jose Rojas.
Hello, My name is Frank I felt it important to take a minute to provide some feedback regarding my experience with the Rojas Lawfirm. First about Attorney Rojas, Jose is a extremely compitent and accomplished attorney his knowledge of the law and the way the system works is brilliant. Jose intrenches himself in your case never making mention of the ammount of time and research he puts into the matter. Attorney Rojas is a compassionate person in his approach to the client but also is extremely honest and forthcoming when it comes to what your expectations of a case should be. in my experience he was extremely prompt, responsive, and professional. The results I recieved were beyond my expectations and I credit Jose's patience, research, and knowledge of the law for much of that. Too many times in today's world you pay for services only to be dissapointed in what you get in return, not with this man!! I am happy to say this was one of the better choices I have made when seeking professional legal services and would highly reccomend his firm. Sincerely, Frank
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Posted by Annmarie | September 19, 2009
One of the best attorneys I have used. He is a wealth of knowledge and superior in representaion.
Attorney Rojas was by my side the whole way. I felt very comfortable with him. He is extremely knowledgeable , down to earth and honest. He speaks in terms that you can understand. He also takes time to explain everything, and informs you of all your options, with patience and compassion.
Posted by Maureen | September 17, 2009
Excellent!
Attorney Rojas is caring and brilliant. I feel fortunate that he was recommended to me, and would not hesitate to recommend him to my closest friends.
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Cost

Rates
  • Contingency 33%-33%

Resume

AVVO RATING 9.7 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Managing Partner
  • The Rojas Law Firm, LLC
  • 2005 - Present
  • Associate
  • Shipman & Goodwin
  • 2001 - 2005
  • Associate
  • Ryan, Ryan & Deluca
  • 2000 - 2001
  • Special Assistant United States Attorney
  • U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of North Carolina
  • 1998 - 2000
  • Judge Advocate
  • Judge Advocate General's Corps
  • 1997 - 2000
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Education

  • Quinnipiac University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1997
  • Bentley University
  • bachelor of science
  • 1994

Legal Cases

  • Ghalmi v. Varimixer
  • $1.3 million verdict

Associations

  • Federal Grievance Committee
  • Member
  • 2010 - Present
  • Connecticut Trial Lawyer's Association
  • Member
  • 2004 - Present
  • United States Supreme Court Bar
  • Member
  • 2003 - Present
  • Criminal Justice Act
  • appointee
  • 2001 - Present
  • United States District Court for the District of Connecticut
  • Member of the Bar
  • 2001 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

Honors and Awards

  • SuperLawyer
  • Connecticut Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • SuperLawyer
  • Connecticut Super Lawyer
  • 2012
  • SuperLawyer
  • Connecticut Super Lawyers
  • 2011
  • SuperLawyer
  • Connecticut Super Lawyers
  • 2010
  • Connecticut Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2009
  • Connecticut Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2008
  • "Outstanding Prosecutive Skills
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
  • 2000
  • Honorary Special Agent
  • Army Criminal Investigation Division
  • 2000
  • Corpus Juris Secundum
  • Corpus Juris
  • N/A
  • Cum Laude
  • Quinnipiac University
  • N/A
  • Army Achievement Medal
  • United States Army
  • N/A
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • N/A
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Publications

  • National Business Institute Seminar
  • Handling a Personal Injury Case in Federal Court
  • 2003

Speaking Engagements

  • Handling a Personal Injury Case in Federal Court
  • Personal Injury in Federal Court
  • 2003

Attorney endorsements

Received (15)
Given (3)
Endorse Jose
Personal injury Attorney | Oct 30
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Dec 18
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Aggressive and driven lawyer with exceptional results for his clients.."
Personal injury Attorney | Nov 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I regularly consult with Jose on cases. He is an outstanding trial attorney with an impressive track record of results."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jun 12
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Jose. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community."
Personal injury Attorney | Oct 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Jose Rojas can be described best as a knowledgeable and aggressive lawyer. His trial and case management skills promote the best results for his clients. I do highly recommend Jose Rojas."
Unknown Attorney | Sep 12
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Jul 14
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Jan 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Attorney Rojas is a skilled litigator with the ability to expertly analize a legal action. Jose is one of the few lawyers gifted in multiple practice areas, including criminal law and negligence law. He is a dedicated trial lawyer who will see his client's case through no matter how difficult the fight."
Criminal defense Attorney | Dec 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Feb 06
Relationship: Supervised lawyer
"I worked with Jose for several years and was always proud to call him my colleague. He is a tireless advocate for his clients and a true champion of justice."
Personal injury Attorney | Sep 30
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer's work. Jose, has the keen insight to analyze the specific aspects of each case and use that analysis to the advantage for each of his clients. He also is an attorney that does not hide the weak points of a client's case, from the client, but addresses those aspects with the client. He usually can solidify the weakest points of his clients' cases. If I ever needed a personal injury attorney, Jose Rojas would be my first choice."
Personal injury Attorney | Sep 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer's work."
Criminal defense Attorney | Sep 25
Relationship: Supervised lawyer
"I endorse this lawyer's work."
Litigation Attorney | Sep 25
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer's work. Attorney Rojas has impeccable work ethic and I would, without hesitation, refer a civil action to him for handling."
Personal injury Attorney | Sep 24
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer's work. Keen intellect and superior writing skills. Also, fearless approach to trial."
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