I graduated from Emory University school of law, a nationally recognized institution, ranked 20 out of 184 accredited law schools. In 1977, I became an associate in a law firm, located in Bridgeport and began my 32 year career handling personal injury cases for both Plaintiffs and Defendants. Over the years I have handled thousands of personal injury matters and amassed over 100 jury verdicts.
In 1979 I was appointed to the post of Assistant Town Attorney for the Town of Stratford, being the youngest person to obtain this position. In the mid-80s I was honored with the position of Town Attorney fot Stratford. I personally handled most of the litigation for the Town, trying numerous cases to conclusion.
In 1983 I established my own firm with an emphasis on personal injury litigation. During that time I represented injured persons and also represented individuals on behalf of over 25 insurance carriers. In 1985 I obtained the largest verdict in the state against a chiropractor for malpractice. I have successfully argued cases before the Connecticut Supreme Court, concerning under-insured motorist coverage, medical malpractice and police conduct matters.
In 1999, i restricted my practice to solely handling cases for injured persons, preferring to forgo taking on cases on behalf on insurance companies.
Languages spoken: Spanish, English
Contingent (25-33%), Free consultation (120 minutes)
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|GA||Terminated - Nonpayment of Dues||1977||08/05/2016|
This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Former Town Attorney||Town of Stratford||1985 - 1987|
|Former Assistant Town Attorney||Town of Stratford||1979 - 1981|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Connecticut Bar Association||Member||1978 - Present|
|American Society of Law & Medicine||Member||N/A|
|American Arbitration Association||Member||N/A|
|Association of Law and Medicine||Member||1990 - 1997|
|American Trial Lawyers Association||Member||1988 - 2002|
|Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association, Legislative Liaison Committee||Member||1984 - 1997|
|Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association||Member||1982 - 1997|
|American Bar Association||Member||1976 - 1993|
|Emory University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1977|
|Local Churches||Fair Debt Collection Practices Act||2013|
|Stratford High School||Lectured on Police proceedures and students rights||1996|
|Town of Stratford Town Council||Freedom of Information Seminar||1988|