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Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA)

About the CTLA


  • Founded: 1954
  • Location: Hartford, Connecticut

Mission and History

Founded in 1954, the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA) is a professional legal association dedicated to preserving the rights of individuals against powerful corporations and the negligence of others.

The CTLA is part of the Connecticut Civil Justice Foundation (CJF). Members of CTLA enjoy deep discounts at CLE seminars, access to publications, and networking opportunities with many of the most active and successful Connecticut personal injury lawyers. CTLA organizes more than 15 events every year.

Today, the CTLA membership has grown to more than 1,300 of Connecticut's top civil trial lawyers focused on personal injury, medical malpractice, product safety, nursing home abuse, and insurance bad faith claims. The CTLA is headquartered in Hartford, CT, but the organization serves attorneys throughout the state of Connecticut.




Stephanie Zakar Roberge
New Haven, CT
Timothy L O'Keefe
Vice President
Hartford, CT
Anastasios T Savvaides
Stamford, CT
Paul A Slager
Immediate Past President
Stamford, CT
Alinor C Sterling
Bridgeport, CT
Marisa A Bellair
New Haven, CT

Board of Governors

Robert B Adelman
Bridgeport, CT
Marisa A Bellair
New Haven, CT
James W Bergenn
Hartford, CT

CTLA Members Active on Lawyer Legion

Thomas P. Parrino
Parrino|Shattuck, PC
Westport, CT
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Christopher James Flood
The Flood Law Firm LLC
Middletown, CT
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Kieran J Costello
Costello, Brennan and DeVidas, P.C.
Fairfield, CT
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William J Lasko
William J. Lasko, Attorney At Law, LLC
Stamford, CT
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Kenneth Namnoum Jr
Law Office of Ken Namnoum
Hartford, CT
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Anthony J. Pantuso III
Hayber Law Firm
Hartford, CT
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Contact the CTLA

Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA)
150 Trumbull Street 2nd Floor
Hartford, CT 06103
Office: (860) 522-4345

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Benefits of Membership

The benefits of becoming a member in the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA) include:

  • A public listing on the CTLA's on-line "Find a Lawyer" directory;
  • Access to publications such as the Forum, the Case Strategy and Analysis Service, and the Trialsmith Trial Testimony and Expert Witness Depositions Bank;
  • Deep discounts to the registration fees in the finest Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminars in the state hosted by the CTLA and the Civil Justice Foundation;
  • Access to Listserves to stay in contact with other attorneys fighting similar battles;
  • Mentor program that connects new attorneys with many of the most experienced;
  • Networking and leadership opportunities with the New Lawyers Group, the Workers' Compensation Section, the Women's Caucus; and events such as the CTLA's Golf Tournament and Annual Meeting; and
  • Access to FastCase Law Library.


Members of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA) enjoy opportunities to help the community through action on various committees including:

  • CLE Committee
  • Women's Caucus
  • Young Lawyers Committee
  • Membership Committee
  • Budget Committee
  • Nominating Committee
  • Fund Development
  • Public Relations
  • Public Service Coordinators
  • Legislative Action Committee
  • Legislative Committee
  • Workers' Compensation Section
  • Medical Malpractice Committee
  • Products Liability Committee
  • Employment Law Committee
  • Foreclosure Pro Bono Committee
  • Veterans Pro Bono Committee
  • Health Courts Committee
  • Amicus Curiae
  • Court Rules Committee
  • Executive Compensation Committee
  • Executive Committee
  • LAC-Key Person
  • Professional Ethics Committee

Directory of Personal Injury Lawyers in Connecticut

Lawyer Legion maintains a statewide directory of personal injury lawyers in Connecticut which includes both CTLA members and non-members amongst a broader directory of Connecticut attorneys. To help the public find the best choices when searching for a personal injury attorney, Lawyer Legion recognizes attorneys for their involvement and leadership within the CTLA and other professional associations. This includes recognition for CTLA members who have updated their Lawyer Legion profile with information about their involvement with the CTLA.

Use this directory to find a Connecticut personal injury lawyer in your local area. Start by choosing your county or city from the list below.

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