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Joel Lichtenstein - Bridgeport, CT

350 Fairfield Avenue Suite 501 Bridgeport, CT 06604

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Updated: 10/18/2023

Bridgeport Medical Malpractice Lawyer

Overview

In the book, Damages, author Barry Werth says, "[Joel] Lichtenstein had ... a psychiatrist's empathy, a banker's perspicacity, a doctor's concern..."

Joel has devoted his entire legal career to handling medical malpractice cases. To date, he has reviewed more than 30,000 medical malpractice files.

For more than 45 years Joel has led Koskoff Koskoff & Bieder's medical malpractice investigation team...

In the book, Damages, author Barry Werth says, "[Joel] Lichtenstein had ... a psychiatrist's empathy, a banker's perspicacity, a doctor's concern..."

Joel has devoted his entire legal career to handling medical malpractice cases. To date, he has reviewed more than 30,000 medical malpractice files.

For more than 45 years Joel has led Koskoff Koskoff & Bieder's medical malpractice investigation team. Joel is well known for his medical knowledge and his ability to analyze complex medical problems and malpractice cases.

Joel was a contributor to the President's Commission on medical malpractice concerning medical malpractice in the 1970s. Prior to joining Koskoff, he worked for five years at a leading plaintiff's firm in New York, and then served as Executive Vice President and Head of Claims for a New York insurance company, in charge of medical malpractice litigation.

Joel has been a frequent lecturer to trial lawyer groups on issues relating to the investigation and detection of medical malpractice. He has also lectured to hospital and medical societies concerning liability issues.

About Joel Lichtenstein

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Attorney

Practice Areas

  • Medical Malpractice

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 1980
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1980
  • Connecticut, 1975

Other Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy (Former Board of Examiners)
  • Connecticut Bar Association (Past Chairman, Medical Legal Committee)
  • American Association for Justice, Professional Negligence, 1998 - 1999 (Founding Member and Chair)
  • American Association for Justice, Birth Trauma Litigation Group, 1993 - 1996 (Founding Member and Chair)
  • American Association for Justice, Advanced College of Advocacy, 1979 - 1980 (Faculty Member)

Pro Bono Activities

  • Board of Directors, UJA/FEDERATION of Eastern Fairfield County
  • Board of Directors, Congregation Beth El of Fairfield

Education

  • Boston University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts

Office Information

Address

350 Fairfield Avenue Suite 501 Bridgeport, CT 06604

Fax

  • 203-368-3244

Office Hours

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday

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Included on the 2024 Connecticut list


Past Lists

  • 2023 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
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  • 2007 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2006 Connecticut Super Lawyers list

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Honors

  • Best Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers
  • Martindale-Hubbell Rated AV, Highest Rating for Attorneys

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