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Kerry M. Wisser is a principal in the West Hartford, Connecticut law firm of Weinstein & Wisser, P.C., where he practices in the areas of Commercial litigation, Personal Injury litigation andMedical Malpractice litigation. He is a Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Civil Trial Advocacy and he is a member of the Examining and Advisory Board. He has extensive trial experience in state and federal courts. He also has extensive experience in arguing appeals before the Supreme and Appellate Courts.


Mr. Wisser has been named as a "Super Lawyer" in Connecticut Magazine for 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015. For 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015, Kerry has been selected to the New England Super Lawyers. (For more information please see www.superlawyers.com/connecticut.) He has also received the highest ("AV") Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, which evaluates lawyers in the United States and Canada , and is solely based on peer review. Attorney Wisser has been selected as a "Fellow" of the Litigation Counsel of America, which is a Trial Lawyer Honorary Society. It is based upon peer review regarding evaluation of effectiveness and accomplishments. He has been selected as Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the Members of the American Trial Lawyers Association.


Mr. Wisser has lectured in the past regarding various trial techniques and evidentiary issues.


He is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut, as well as the Supreme Courts of Connecticut and Pennsylvania.


Mr. Wisser is a former member of the House of Delegates of the Connecticut Bar Association and is also a member of the American Bar Association, American Trial Lawyers Association, the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association and the Hartford County Bar Association.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Litigation: 34%
  2. Medical Malpractice: 33%
  3. Personal Injury: 33%

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Weinstein and Wisser, P.C.

29 S Main St Ste 207
West Hartford, CT, 06107-2460

Weinstein & Wisser, P.C.

29 S Main St Ste 207
Weinstein & Wisser, Pc
West Hartford, CT, 06107-2460

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CTActive198507/14/2016
PAInactive198504/02/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5.0Martindale-Hubbell2015
Board Certified Civil Trial AdvocateNational Board of Trial Advocacy2015
Million Dollar AdvocateMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2015
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2015
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2012
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2011
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2010
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2009
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2008
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2007
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2006
Law ReviewQuinnipiac School of Law1983
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerWeinstein & Wisser, PC1986 - Present
Assisitant District AttorneyCommonwealth of Pennsylvania1985 - 1986
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Board of Civil Pretrial AdvocacyCivil Pretrial Practice Advocacy2012 - Present
The American Trial Lawyers AssociationTop 100 Trial Lawyers2010 - Present
The National Board of Trial AdvocacyBoard Certified Civil Trial Advocate2004 - Present
The Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMember1990 - Present
American Association of JusticeMember1990 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Commissioner of Environmental Protection v. State Five Industrial Park, Inc, 304 Conn. 128 (2012)The Supreme Court unanimously reveresed the trial Court decision to apply Reverse Veil Piercing to my client. It is a pivotal decision on that doctrine.
Land mark Investment Group, LLC v. CALCO COnstruction and Development CompanyThe jury awarded a verdict of $4 million plus punative damages and attorney's fees under CUTPA
Prince v. Johnson Memorial Hospital, IncThe court entered a verdict reinstating the physician's privileges to perform surgeries at the hospital and awarded over $200,000 in damages for lost income.
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Quinnipiac University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
Connecticut CollegeGovernmentBA - Bachelor of Arts1982
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Hartford County Bar AssociationPiercing the Corporate Veil2012
American Bar AssociationPicking a Winner-Personal Injury Cases2012
Connecticut Bar AssociationConducting an Effective Cross Examination2001