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Connecticut Personal Injury and Family Law Attorneys

Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice, Family Law & Divorce Lawyers Serving Clients Throughout Connecticut, Including New Haven, Litchfield, Hartford and Fairfield Counties

We give a voice to people in Connecticut who have suffered serious personal injuries, who are victims of medical malpractice and the family members of those who have died a wrongful death due to the negligence of another.

We also help clients through the emotional turmoil of divorce so they can move forward with their lives. Whatever the specifics of your legal problem, at D'Amico, Griffin and Pettinicchi, LLC, we are your advocates for your future well-being.

If you have questions about a personal injury, divorce and/or family law matter, contact us at our office in Watertown.

Recognized. Accomplished. Well-Respected ... and in Your Own Backyard
Call us at 860-631-5368 or toll free 866-751-5691 for a free initial consultation on all injury claims.

Areas of Practice

With over 100 combined years of experience, our attorneys have extensive legal knowledge and use that skill to obtain a just and fair resolution for your case. Our entire legal team is committed to providing the highest-quality legal representation and client service. The firm's practice areas are:

Award-Winning Lawyers

As an AV-rated* law firm, D'Amico, Griffin and Pettinicchi, LLC, is well-known and respected as a firm that upholds the highest ethical standards and is featured in The Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers.

Michael D'Amico is dual board-certified in civil trial advocacy and civil pretrial practice by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Mike has achieved the highest possible AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the leading peer review rating organization. Most recently in 2015 Mike was named Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers® in the practice of Plaintiff's Personal Injury Litigation for the New Haven metropolitan area. Mike was also selected for inclusion in the 21st Edition of The Best Lawyers in America® in three practice areas: Plaintiff's Medical Malpractice Law; Plaintiff's Personal Injury Litigation and Plaintiff's Product Liability Litigation. Also in 2015 Mike was named to the Connecticut Law Tribune's Personal Injury Hall of Fame. He has been consistently named a Connecticut Super Lawyer and a New England Super Lawyer by Law and Politics magazine. Mike has also been named one of the Top 50 attorneys in Connecticut by Super Lawyers and Law and Politics Magazine.

As a dedicated trial lawyer with a specialty in personal injury, Mike frequently serves as trial counsel for clients referred by other local and out-of-state law firms. Mike is an active member of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, currently its Vice-President, and the American Association for Justice. Mike serves on the Board of Governors of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association and on its Executive, Medical Malpractice and Legislative Committees.

Mark Griffin concentrates his practice in the field of personal injury and is admitted to practice in all Federal and State Courts in Connecticut. He is a member of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, the Connecticut Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, the National Institute of Trial Advocacy and National Trial Lawyers. Mark is a life member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and has been consistently named a Connecticut Super Lawyer, as well as a New England Super Lawyer by Law and Politics Magazine.

Thomas Pettinicchi concentrates his practice in the area of matrimonial law, divorce mediation and personal injury. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the Family Law Section of the Connecticut Bar Association, the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association and the National Trial Lawyers Association. In addition he serves as a Special Master in the Alternative Dispute Resolution Process for Family Matters for the Superior Court of the State of Connecticut and for the Regional Family Trial Docket in Middletown. He has been recognized by the court for his service in representing children in family cases. Thomas has been a lecturer for the National Business Institute on various family law topics.

Brendan Faulkner focuses exclusively on personal injury and wrongful death claims, including medical malpractice, nursing home negligence and product liability. He is licensed and admitted to practice in the state and federal courts of Connecticut and Massachusetts and the state courts of Hawaii. Brendan is a member of the American Association for Justice, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, and the National Institute for Trial Advocacy. Brendan has achieved the highest possible AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the leading peer review rating organization.  He has been consecutively selected to the Connecticut Super Lawyers Rising Stars list by Law and Politics Magazine (no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are named to the Rising Stars list).

Christine Norton concentrates exclusively in the areas of medical malpractice and products liability. She has represented clients from all over the state for a variety of medical claims, including nursing home, radiology, general surgery, anesthesiology, internal medicine, urology, obstetrics and gynecology, plastic surgery, emergency medicine and pediatrics. These cases have included claims of significant economic loss, wrongful death and severe permanent injury.  Christine has managed all aspects of litigation in the state and federal courts of Connecticut and is admitted to practice in Connecticut and Massachusetts.

Meaghan Griffin concentrates in the area of personal injury and is admitted to practice in the State of Connecticut. She is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association and the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association. Dedicated to being an active member of her community, Meaghan is also a member of the Waterbury Bar Association and Young Professionals of Greater Waterbury Region.

All of our Connecticut personal injury and family law lawyers are dedicated to fighting the good fight on behalf of our clients - and getting results. While we always work to achieve a fair settlement outside of the courtroom, we are skilled and successful Connecticut trial lawyers who will take your case to court if the opposition refuses to be reasonable.

Contact a Connecticut Personal Injury Lawyer, Medical Malpractice Lawyer or Family Law Lawyer

Are you seeking experienced and ethical personal injury, medical malpractice, family or divorce legal representation? Contact us today to arrange for a consultation. Our firm serves clients in the greater Waterbury area, the greater Litchfield area, the greater Bridgeport area, the greater New Haven area, the greater Hartford area, the greater Danbury area, and other surrounding communities. Whether you need the assistance of a personal injury attorney, a car accident lawyer, a truck accident lawyer, a motorcycle accident lawyer, a boat accident lawyer, a medical malpractice lawyer, a nursing home lawyer, a product liability lawyer, or a divorce and family law attorney, we can help.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

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St. Thomas More Prayer

"Lord, grant that I may be able in argument,
accurate in analysis,
strict in study,
candid with clients,
and honest with adversaries.
Sit with me at my desk
and listen with me to my client's plaints,
read with me in my library,
and stand beside me in court,
so that today I shall not,
in order to win a point
lose my soul."

D’Amico, Griffin & Pettinicchi, LLC
465 Straits Turnpike

P.O. Box 670
Watertown, CT 06795

Phone: 860-631-5368
Toll Free: 866-751-5691
Fax: 860-945-6668

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