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Humbert J. Polito Jr. - Waterford, CT

567 Vauxhall Street ExtSuite 230 Waterford, CT 06385

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Updated: 09/12/2018

Waterford Personal Injury Lawyer


Personal Injury

  • Car Accidents
  • Slip and fall injuries
  • Injuries caused by dogs and other animals, dog bites
  • Truck and tractor trailer accidents
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Traumatic brain injury, mild TBI
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Bicycle accidents
  • Medical Malpractice

  • Surgical errors
  • Birth injuries
  • Failure to diagnose
  • Infections, MRSA
  • Medication errors
  • Nursing Homes

  • Bed sores
  • Falls
  • Infection
  • Medication errors
  • Elder abuse
  • Misconduct with elders
  • Sexual Misconduct

  • Priests and Ministers
  • School Teachers
  • School Coaches
  • Extended Statute...
  • About Humbert J. Polito Jr.

    Practice Areas

    • Personal Injury
    • Medical Malpractice
    • Nursing Home Injury & Neglect
    • Sexual Misconduct
    • Product Liability
    • Business Litigation


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    Current Employment Position(s)

    • Member


    Bar Admissions

    • Connecticut, 1986
    • Rhode Island, 1987
    • U.S. District Court District of Rhode Island, 1987
    • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 1988
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1993
    • U.S. Supreme Court, 2017

    Specialties and Certifications

    • National Board of Trial Advocates, 2000
    • National Board of Trial Advocates - (Recertified), 2005

    Other Affiliations

    • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, 2008 - 2009 (President Elect)
    • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, 1993 - Present (Member, Board of Governors)
    • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, 2003 - Present (Member, Executive Committee)
    • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association (Member, Medical Malpractice Committee)
    • American Association of Justice (Member)
    • Connecticut Bar Association (Member)
    • New London County Bar Association (Member)
    • Rhode Island Trial Lawyers Association (Member)
    • Rhode Island Bar Association (Member)
    • Connecticut Traumatic Brain Injury Association, 1992 - 1998 (Board of Governors)
    • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, 2009 - 2010 (President)


    • University of Connecticut School of Law, Hartford, Connecticut, 1986
      Honors: cum laude
    • College of the Holy Cross, 1978
      Honors: magna cum laude
      Honors: Phi Beta Kappa

    Past Positions

    • Justice Donald F. Shea, Supreme Court of Rhode Island, Law Clerk, 1986 - 1987

    Classes and Seminars

    • Speaker, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
    • Adjunct Professor of Law, University of Connecticut School of Law, Trial Advocacy, 1998 - Present


    Other Sources of Feedback About Humbert J. Polito Jr.

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    Past Lists

    • 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 Humbert J. Polito Jr. on Super Lawyers


    • Martindale Hubbell Preeminent Lawyers (AV Rated), 2004 – Present
    • New England Super Lawyers, 2007-Present
    • Connecticut Magazine Super Lawyer, 2006- Present
    • Best Lawyers in America, 2005- Present
    • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), 2000 – Present
    • Selected as a James W. Cooper Fellow of the Connecticut Bar Foundation
    • New London Area Best Lawyers Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiff’s Lawyer of the Year for 2013 as selected by Best Lawyers

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    Office Information


    567 Vauxhall Street ExtSuite 230 Waterford, CT 06385


    • (860) 447-3389

    Offers Free Initial Consultation


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