Robert B. Adelman

Adelman Hirsch & Connors, LLP

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radelman@ahctriallaw.com

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

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St. Lawrence University

Cornell Law School

State of Connecticut; United States District Court, District of Connecticut: United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit: Supreme Court of the United States

Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association: American Association for Justice: National Board of Trial Advocacy: American College of Trial Lawyers: State of Connecticut, Judicial Department, Code of Evidence Oversight Committee of the Supreme Court: Connecticut Bar Association: Bridgeport Bar Association

Listed in Best Lawyers in America, all editions since 1991. Selected by the Connecticut Law Tribune as one of its “Top Ten Lawyers” in 1993. Selected by Connecticut Magazine as one of the “Top Lawyers in Connecticut,” 2001. Selected by New York Magazine as one of “The New York Area’s Best Lawyers,” annually since 2005. Selected by Connecticut Magazine as a “Connecticut Super Lawyer,” annually since 2006. Selected by Best Lawyers in America as "2011 Stamford Area Medical Malpractice Lawyer of the Year." Selected by Best Lawyers in America as "2012, 2014 and 2019 Stamford Area Product Liability Lawyer of the Year." PUBLICATIONS; Contingency Fees Under the Model Rules of Professional Conduct and the Tort Reform Act, CTLA Forum, Vol. 5, No. 1, January, 1987. Proving Damages, co-author, Products Liability Practice Guide, 1988. Connecticut Evidence Review, CTLA Forum, Vol. 9, No. 6, November, 1991. Update on Evidence 1992, CTLA Forum, Vol. 10, No. 6, November, 1992. The Legal Framework of a Products Liability Case in Connecticut, Connecticut Bar Journal, Vol. 65, No. 5, October, 1993. Update on Evidence 1993, CTLA Forum, Vol. 11, No. 6, November, 1993. The Trial and Tribulations of §220(D), CTLA Forum, Vol. 12, No. 1, January, 1994. Update on Evidence 1994, CTLA Forum, Vol. 12, No. 6, November, 1994. BRB Carrier's Subrogation Rights After the Automobile Insurance Reform Act of 1993, CTLA Forum, Vol. 13, No. 1, January, 1995. Congress Enters the Tort-Reform Fray, The Connecticut Law Tribune, June 19, 1995. Update on Evidence 1995, CTLA Forum, Vol. 13, No. 6, November, 1995. Update on Evidence 1996, CTLA Forum, Vol. 14, No. 6, November, 1996. Update on Evidence 1997, CTLA Forum, Vol. 15, No. 6, November, 1997. Update on Evidence 1998, CTLA Forum, Vol. 16, No. 5, September/December, 1998. Update on Evidence 2000, CTLA Forum, Vol. 18, No. 4 October/December, 2000. Update on Evidence 2001-2003, CTLA Forum, Vol. 21, No. 2 October/December, 2003 Update on Evidence 2005, CTLA Forum, Vol. 23, No. 1 October/December, 2005 How to Value a Personal Injury Case, The Connecticut Law Tribune, Vol. 32, No. 22, May 22, 2006 New Rules Intended to Raise Professionalism, The Connecticut Law Tribune, Vol. 32, No. 49, November 13, 2006 Update on Evidence, 2006, CTLA Forum, Vol. 25, No.1 Winter, 2006 Update on Evidence, 2007, CTLA Forum, Vol. 25, No.3 Winter, 2008 The Sunny Side of Apportionment, 2008, CTLA Forum, Vol. 25, No.4 Summer, 2008 Update on Evidence, 2008 , CTLA Forum, Vol. 26, No. 1, Spring, 2009 Update on Evidence, 2009, CTLA Forum, Vol. 26, No. 2, Winter, 2010 Update on Evidence 2010, CTLA Forum, November/December, 2011 Update on Evidence, 2011, CTLA Forum, April, 2012 Update on Evidence, 2012, CTLA Forum, March, 2013 PROFESSIONAL SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS November 1, 1986, The 1986 Institute of Evidence, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association March 14, 1987, Trial of a Rear End Collision Soft Tissue Damage Case, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association September 26, 1987, Fifth Annual College of Evidence, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association March 26, 1988, Wrongful Death, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association September 24, 1988, Sixth Annual College of Evidence, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association May 6, 1989, Products Liability, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association September 23, 1989, Seventh Annual College of Evidence, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association September 22, 1990, Eighth Annual College of Evidence, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association September 14, 1991, Ninth Annual College of Evidence, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association April 11, 1992, Proving Damages, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association September 19, 1992, Tenth Annual College of Evidence, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association September 18, 1993, Eleventh Annual College of Evidence, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association September 17, 1994, Twelfth Annual College of Evidence, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association October 22, 1994, Screening, Preparing and Winning The Medical Malpractice Case, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association February 25 - March 1, 1995, Recovering Damages for Increased Risk or the Loss of a Chance, ATLA’s National College of Advocacy, Snowmass, Colorado September 16, 1995, Thirteenth Annual College of Evidence, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association September 28, 1996, Fourteenth Annual College of Evidence, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association September 20, 1997, Fifteenth Annual College of Evidence, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association April 4, 1998, How to Make Money on Low Impact, Connective Tissue Cases, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association September 12, 1998, Sixteenth Annual College of Evidence, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association September 18, 1999, Seventeenth Annual College of Evidence, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association October 8, 1999, Mastering Connecticut’s New Code of Evidence, Connecticut Bar Association September 16, 2000, Eighteenth Annual College of Evidence, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association March 17, 2001, See the Jury Think: “Focus” on Damages, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association September 15, 2001, Nineteenth Annual College of Evidence, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association September 21, 2002, Twentieth Annual College of Evidence, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association – Connecticut Civil Justice Foundation October 4, 2002, Effectively Handling Your Medical Malpractice Case, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association – Connecticut Civil Justice Foundation September 20, 2003, Twenty First Annual College of Evidence, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association – Connecticut Civil Justice Foundation September 18, 2004, Twenty Second Annual College of Evidence, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association – Connecticut Civil Justice Foundation September 10, 2005, Twenty Third Annual College of Evidence, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association – Connecticut Civil Justice Foundation April 25, 2006, Your Evidence Toolbox, Fairfield County Bar Association June 19, 2006, Supreme and Appellate Court Review, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association Annual Meeting September 9, 2006, Twenty Fourth Annual College of Evidence, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association – Connecticut Civil Justice Foundation January 18, 2007, Your Evidence Toolbox, Hartford County Bar Association May 18, 2007, Making a Federal Case of It: Feeling Confident in Federal Court, Connecticut Civil Justice Foundation June 6, 2007, The Art of the Civil Trial, Fairfield County Bar Association June 14, 2007, Supreme and Appellate Court Review, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association Annual Meeting September 15, 2007, Twenty Fifth Annual College of Evidence, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association – Connecticut Civil Justice Foundation June 2, 2008, Supreme and Appellate Court Review, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association Annual Meeting December 6, 2008, Twenty Sixth Annual College of Evidence, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association – Connecticut Civil Justice Foundation June 8, 2009, Supreme and Appellate Court Review, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association Annual Meeting September 25, 2009, Twenty-Seventh Annual College of Evidence, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association - Connecticut Civil Justice Foundation June 7, 2010, Supreme and Appellate Court Review, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association Annual Meeting September 11, 2010, Twenty-Eighth Annual College of Evidence, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association - Connecticut Civil Justice Foundation June 13, 2011, Supreme and Appellate Court Review, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association Annual Meeting September 10, 2011, Twenty-Ninth Annual College of Evidence, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association - Connecticut Civil Justice Foundation June 4, 2012, Supreme and Appellate Court Review, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association Annual Meeting September 22, 2012, Thirtieth Annual College of Evidence, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association - Connecticut Civil Justice Foundation April 5, 2013, Bad Faith and Negligent Failure to Settle, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association - Connecticut Civil Justice Foundation, June 10, 2013 Supreme and Appellate Court Review, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association Annual Meeting, September 7, 2013, Thirty-First Annual College of Evidence, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association - Connecticut Civil Justice Foundation, June 2, 2014, Supreme And Appellate Court Review, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association Annual Meeting, September 13, 2014, Thirty-Second Annual College of Evidence, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association - Connecticut Civil Justice Foundation, June 8, 2015, Supreme and Appellate Court Review, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association Annual Meeting, September 12, 2015, Thirty-Third Annual College of Evidence, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association - Connecticut Civil Justice Foundation, June 6, 2016, Supreme and Appellate Court Review, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association Annual Meeting, September 23, 2016, Thirty-Fourth Annual College of Evidence, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association - Connecticut Civil Justice Foundation, June 26, 2017, Supreme and Appellate Court Review, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association Annual Meeting, January 19, 2018, Revisions to the Connecticut Code of Evidence, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association - Connecticut Civil Justice Foundation, February 1, 2018, Revisions to the Connecticut Code of Evidence, Middlesex County Bar Association, June 4, 2018, Supreme and Appellate Court Review, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association Annual Meeting, October 26, 2018, Thirty-Fifth Annual College of Evidence,  Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association - Connecticut Civil Justice Foundation.   

Robert B. Adelman