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Humbert (Bert) J. Polito Jr., is the principal at the law firm of Polito & Associates in Waterford, Connecticut. His firm works one–on–one with every client,  and provides attentive, accessible support for people who need it most.  Bert has been named Best Lawyers’ 2013 and 2015 New London Area Lawyer of the Year for Plaintiffs’ Personal Injury Litigation. Bert has also been designated as one of the top 50 attorneys in the State of Connecticut by Connecticut Super Lawyers®.


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Practice areas


  1. Car Accident: 50%
  2. Personal Injury: 50%

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Polito & Associates, LLC

567 Vauxhall Street Ext Ste 230
Waterford, CT, 06385-4341


RIAuthorized to practice law198707/12/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2016
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2015
Plaintiff's Lawyer of the Year-New LondonBest Lawyers2015
Best LawyerBest Lawyers2015
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
Plaintiff’s Lawyer of the Year-New LondonBest Lawyers2013
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2012
Certified In Civil Trial AdvocacyNational Board of Trial Attorneys2005
James W. Cooper FellowConnecticut Bar FoundationN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalPolito & Associates LLC2002 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorUniversity Of Connecticut School Of Law Tax Clinic1998 - Present
Law ClerkJustice Donald F. Shea, Supreme Court of Rhode Island1986 - 1987
Association namePosition nameDuration
Connecticut Trial Lawyers AssociationExecutive Committee2003 - Present
Connecticut Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of Governors1993 - Present
American Association of JusticeMemberN/A
Rhode Island Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Connecticut Trial Lawyers AssociationMedical Malpractice CommitteeN/A
Rhode Island Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Connecticut Bar AssociationMemberN/A
New London County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Connecticut Trial Lawyers AssociationPresident2009 - 2010
Connecticut Trial Lawyers AssociationPresident-Elect2008 - 2009
Connecticut Traumatic Brain Injury AssociationBoard of Governors1992 - 1998
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Connecticut School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
College of the Holy CrossReligious StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts1978