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Charles E. Tiernan III - New Haven, CT

52 Trumbull StreetP.O. Box 1612 New Haven, CT 06510- 1002

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Overview

Charles E. Tiernan, III has been an attorney with the New Haven law firm of Lynch, Traub, Keefe & Errante since 1983. He was named a Partner in 1988. Attorney Tiernan began his career handling civil litigation and labor matters. Attorney Tiernan also provided representation in family matters where he tried a number of marriage dissolution and child custody cases. He now concentrates his practice on criminal defense juvenile matters and workers' compensation matters...

About Charles E. Tiernan III

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Law
  • State and Federal
  • Workers Compensation
  • Administrative Law
  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • Child Neglect Matters
  • Probate Law

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Attorney/Principal

Year Joined Firm

  • 1983

Languages

  • German

Representative Clients

  • Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc.
  • Sedgwick Claims Management Services
  • Covidien
  • Tyco
  • Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Meridian Resources, Inc.

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 1983
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 1983
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1987
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1991
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1984

Other Affiliations

  • New Haven County Bar Association (Member)
  • Connecticut Bar Association (Member)
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Workers Compensation Section (Member, Executive Committee)
  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • Connecticut's Judicial Selection Commission, 2019 - 2022 (Chairman)
  • Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers’ Association (Member)
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Criminal Law Executive Committee (Member)

Education

  • Drake University Law School, Des Moines, Iowa, 1982
    J.D.
    Law Review: Drake Law Review, Board of Editors, 1981 - 1982
  • Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, 1980
    B.A.
    Major: Political Science

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Alpha Chi Rho

Past Positions

  • Connecticut Superior Court, Law Clerk, 1983

Pro Bono Activities

  • Branford Democratic Town Committee, Vice-Co-Chairman
  • Connecticut Democratic State Central Committee, 12th Senatorial District

Classes and Seminars

  • Lecturer, Defending Drunk Drivers, New Haven County Bar Association, 1987
  • Lecturer, What's New In Workers' Compensation Law?, New Haven County Bar Association, 1991
  • Lecturer, Defending Drunk Drivers, New Haven County Bar Association, 1999
  • Adjunct Professor, Introduction to Law, Quinnipiac University, 1989 - 1996
  • Adjunct Professor, Family Law, Quinnipiac University, 1997 - Present

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Charles E. Tiernan III

Included on the 2023 Connecticut list


Past Lists

  • 2022 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2006 Connecticut Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Charles E. Tiernan III on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Super Lawyer, Criminal Defense/Workers' Compensation, Connecticut Magazine, 2006 - 2018
  • Martindale Hubbell AV Pre-eminent
  • Super Lawyers 2006-2022
  • Best Lawyers 2007-2022
  • Lawyer of the Year: DUI/DWI Defense - New Haven 2016
  • Lawyer of the Year: Criminal Defense - New Haven 2022
  • Constable, Town of Branford, 2018-Present

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Office Information

Address

52 Trumbull StreetP.O. Box 1612 New Haven, CT 06510- 1002

Fax

  • 203-782-0278

Publication

Articles

  • "Standing Barriers to Citizen and Taxpayer Suits in the Federal Court", 32 Drake Law Review 2, 1983
  • "Safety and Security In The Workers' Compensation Forum", Compensation Quarterly, Volume 5, Number 3, Summer, 1995
  • "A Pig in the Parlor", "Insurer's Liens on Workers' Compensation Awards", Compensation Quarterly, Volume 15, Number 4, Fall, 2005
  • Author, Standing Barriers to Citizen and Taxpayers Suits in the Federal Court”, 32 Drake Law Review, 2, 1983

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