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Bruce H Stanger

Family Attorney at West Hartford, CT

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Practice areas
  1. Family
    30%
    I work hard to do the right thing, and help my clients do the same. Fight in court if you have to - and if you do work to win - but if you can it is best to resolve by agreement. I do mediation and collaborative law as well as traditional litigation.

    13 years

  2. Litigation
    30%
    Commercial, tort, legal malpractice, or medical malpractice. We pride ourselves on practical solutions to difficult problems.

    45 years

  3. Business
    15%
    Whether starting, merging, selling, buying, growing or ending a business we are here to help.

    38 years

  4. Divorce and separation
    10%

  5. Mediation
    10%
    I have been on all sides of mediation. I have represented the parties as well as been the mediator. If you can try it. The cost savings and sense of satisfaction at the end are high. Collaborative Law is great - try it.

    38 years

  6. Medical malpractice
    5%

Bruce Stanger is a highly experienced Connecticut Legal Malpractice Attorney.

After graduating cum laude from Western New England College School of Law in 1977, I started my legal career as a law clerk for the judges of the Appellate Session of the Superior Court which was helping them write opinions a great way to start my career. Prior to attending law school, I earned my Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering in 1974 from the University of Hartford. I worked on the design of nuclear power plants before going to law school. I actually use the engineering/science background as a lawyer in many of my cases. I also used the engineering to earn some money while I was in law school, working part time as a computer programmer.

I have been honored with a listing in two editions of Who's Who in American Law. I like to give back to the profession as a contributing author to professional publications and as a speaker regarding use of technology in litigation as well as other subjects such as nursing home litigation.

Another way I try to contribute is to volunteer for a variety of organizations. I am currently the President Elect of the Rotary Club of West Hartford. I have been active in a host of organizations including as the President of the Probus Club, the Executive Committee of the Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford, and as the President of the Solomon Schechter Day School where I served as President from 1997 to 1999. I was also instrumental in the $9 million campaign for the renovation and expansion of SSDS. I am a graduate of the Wexner Heritage Foundation Leadership program. I am the former chair of the Commission on Jewish Education. I am a current Director and past Vice President of Camp Ramah of New England. I am a co chair of the Israel Ride a 350 mile bike ride in Israel each year.

In my spare time I enjoy, reading, road races, bike riding and participating in area triathlons.

I am admitted to practice before all Connecticut state and federal courts. I am a member of the Hartford County Bar Association where I have served on the Office Technology Committee, the Civil Litigation Committee and the Ethics Committee. I am also a member of the American Trial Lawyers Association and the Connecticut Bar Association where I am a long term member of the Professional Ethics Committee, the Professional Discipline Committee and the Civil Litigation Committees. I am a member of the Family Law Section of the CBA. I have been trained in Collaborative Divorce, and I am a member of IACP, the International Association of Collaborative Professionals. I am of course a member of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association.

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Licensed for 45 years
State CT
Status Active
Acquired 1977
Updated 11/28/2022

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Stanger Stanfield Law LLC
433 South Main Street
112
West Hartford, CT, 06110

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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Founder
  • Stanger & Associates
  • 1979 - Present

Education

  • Western New England College School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1977
  • University of Hartford
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1974

Associations

  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 1979 - Present
  • Hartford County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1978 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1978 - Present
  • American Association for Justice
  • Member
  • 1978 - Present
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1977 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • Distinguished
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2020
  • Distinguished
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2017
  • Recognition
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2010
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2009
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2008
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2008
  • 7th Edition
  • Who's Who In American Law
  • 1992
  • 6th Edition
  • Who's Who In American Law
  • 1991
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Publications

  • Connecticut Law Tribune Magazine
  • Protect Yourself From Regrets the Morning After
  • 1999

Speaking Engagements

Attorney endorsements

Received (9)
Given (10)
Endorse Bruce
Litigation Attorney | Jun 14
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
Mediation Attorney | Dec 08
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
Business Attorney | Dec 08
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
Business Attorney | Oct 09
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
Business Attorney | May 14
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have worked with Bruce Stanger for many years. First as a law clerk, then as a lawyer at his firm, and now as a fellow lawyer in the community. I've referred several business clients to Bruce and they have all been exceptionally pleased with the services he's provided."
Family Attorney | Jun 12
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Bruce. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community."
Litigation Attorney | Oct 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Bruce is an excellent lawyer, who is practical and aggressive only when necessary. He knows the rules of ethics cold. I have given his name to several people over the years and every one of them comments on his thorough analysis. Keep this in mind if you are thinking about hiring him: your opponent will know Bruce's reputation and that alone may make them more willing to resolve the matter."
Litigation Attorney | Apr 15
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer's work. We have worked together on many client matters over the past 25+ years. Bruce is one of the bright legal minds who brings with him into every client and peer relationship a focused depth of knowledge, and an awesome ability to pursuade, that few in our profession possess."
Business Attorney | May 15
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer's work. I first met Bruce as members of the Professional Discipline Committee of the Connecticut Bar Association. Bruce is an attorney clients can rely upon."
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West Hartford Family Lawyer Bruce H Stanger
Bruce H Stanger
Family Attorney
West Hartford, CT
Licensed for 45 years