Joram Hirsch

Adelman Hirsch & Connors, LLP

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jhirsch@ahctriallaw.com

1000 Lafayette Blvd.
Bridgeport, CT 06604-4725
(203) 331-8888
(203) 333-4650 fax

153 White Street
Danbury, CT 06810-6843

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Biography

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Wesleyan University B.A. Economics, Magna Cum Laude (1972-1976)

Georgetown University Law Center, J.D. (1976-1979) Associate Editor, The Tax Lawyer

Admitted to Practice; Connecticut Superior Courts (1979) United States District Court for the District of Connecticut (1980) United States Supreme Court (1993) United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit (1993)

Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association : Parliamentarian (2009); Member Board of Governors (1991- present); Chairman, Amicus Committee (1993- present); Member, Continuing Legal Education Committee (1992 - present); Member, Medical Malpractice Committee (2000- present); Connecticut Bar Association; Raymond E. Baldwin American Inn of Court (1989 - 2000): (Treasurer – 1998 – 2000); American Association for Justice

Law Clerk to Chief Justice John P. Cotter, of the Connecticut Supreme Court (1979-1980); Special Master, United States District Court, District of Connecticut (1997-present); Seminar Presentations: Chairman, How to Recognize a Victim of Traumatic Brain Injury, Connecticut Trial Lawyer's Association (1991); Speaker, Litigating Premises Liability Cases, Connecticut Trial Lawyer's Association (1992); Chairman, Traumatic Brain Injury: Recognizing and Dealing with "Mild" or "Moderate" Head Injury Cases; Connecticut Trial Lawyer's Association (1993); Speaker, Reimbursement of Collateral Source Benefits under the 1993 Automobile Insurance Reform Act and Application of ERISA Preemption; College of Evidence, Connecticut Trial Lawyer's Association (1993); Chairman, Traumatic Brain Injury: Recognizing and Dealing with "Mild" or "Moderate" Head Injury Cases; Connecticut Trial Lawyer's Association (1995); Faculty member, Trial Practice Workshop -Direct Examination of Experts; (1995); Speaker, Medical Coverage and Reimbursements; Winning Automobile Cases Seminar, Connecticut Trial Lawyer's Association (1997); Speaker, How to Make the Most out of Depositions; From Classroom to Courtroom: Trial Techniques for the New Lawyer, American Trial Lawyers’ Association (1997); Speaker, Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Cases, Connecticut Trial Lawyer's Association (1998); Co-Chairman, Mild Head Injury, Understanding & Proving the Invisible Injury, Connecticut Trial Lawyer's Association (2000); Program Faculty, Great West Life v. Knudson, A Round Table Discussion, Connecticut Trial Lawyer’s Association (2002); Program Faculty, The Art of Negotiation and Settlement, Connecticut Trial Lawyer’s Association (2003); Speaker, Amicus Committee Report, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association Annual Meeting (2004); Speaker, Proving the Uninsured Motorist is Uninsured, Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Cases, Connecticut Trial Lawyer's Association (2005); Co-Chair, Effective Deposition Techniques, Civil Justice Foundation (2007); Publications: “Reimbursements of Collateral Source Benefits Under the 1993 Automobile Insurance Reform Act and Application of ERISA Preemption” CTLA Forum Vo. 11, NO. 5, September, 1993. The Legal Framework of a Products Liability Case in Connecticut (Co-author), Connecticut Bar Journal, Vol. 65 No. 5 Oct., 1993. The Trials and Tribulations of 220(D) (Co-author), CTLA Forum, Vol. 12 No. 1, Jan, 1994. Supreme and Appellate Court Review 1994, (Co-author), CTLA Forum, Vol. 12, No. 6, November/December 1994. Supreme and Appellate Court Review 1995, (Co-author), CTLA Forum, Vol. 13, No. 4, July/August 1995. Supreme and Appellate Court Review 1996, (Co-author), CTLA Forum, Vol. 14, No. 1, January/February 1996. Supreme and Appellate Court Review 1996-1997, (Co-author), CTLA Forum, Vol. 15, No. 4, July/August, 1997. Supreme and Appellate Court Review 1998, (Co-author), CTLA Forum, Vol. 16, No. 4, July/August, 1998. Representative Cases: On Site Energy Corp. v. Sperry Rand Corp., 5 Conn. App. 326 (Appellate Court 1985); National CSS Inc. v. Stamford, 195 Conn. 587 (Ct. Supreme Court 1985); Gold v. Newman, 211 Conn. 631 (Ct. Supreme Court 1989); Petriello v. Kalman, 215 Conn. 377 (Ct. Supreme Court 1990); McGlinchey v. Aetna, 224 Conn. 133 (Ct. Supreme Court 1992); Hines v. St. Vincent's Medical Center, 232 Conn. 632 (Ct. Supreme Court 1995); Clohessy v. Bachelor, 237 Conn. 31 (Ct. Supreme Court 1996); Sylvestre v. USAA, 240 Conn. 544 (Ct. Supreme Court 1997); Mazziotti v. Allstate Insurance Co., 240 Conn. 544 (Ct. Supreme Court 1997); Timothy Barrett, PPA, et al v. Bessie Montesano, et al, 269 Conn. 787 (Ct. Supreme Court 2004); Charles Gianetti, M.D. v. Louis Meszoros, et al, 268 Conn. 424 (Ct. Supreme Court 2004); Honors/Awards: Selected by Connecticut Magazine as a "Connecticut Super Lawyer," annually since 2007. Selected by The National Trial Lawyers (formerly the American Trial Lawyers,) "Top 100 Trial Lawyer," annually since 2008.

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