Joseph R. Rossetti Esq.

Joseph R. Rossetti Esq.

Associate
Location:
Middlebury, Connecticut
Phone:
203-651-7096
Fax:
203-272-9273
Email:

Joseph R. Rossetti received his undergraduate degree from Fairfield University in 2006 and his law degree from Quinnipiac University School of Law in 2009. He is licensed to practice law in Connecticut Superior Court, U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut, and Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Court. His practice is limited to the representation of injured persons and their families. Joseph primarily handles motor vehicle collisions, premises liability cases, and product liability. He likes to focus his work on cases involving complicated medical causation and those with multiple expert witnesses.

Joseph was one of the youngest (if not the youngest) Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate in the State of Connecticut. This honor was achieved through trial work, credentials, and examination in November, 2016. He has also been recognized as a New Leader of the Law by the Connecticut Law Tribune, A Super Lawyers Rising Star for multiple years, and a Top 40 Under 40 Advocate by the National Trial Lawyers.

Joseph He has successfully tried numerous cases to verdict; both bench and jury. He recently achieved a 1.4 million dollar verdict on a contested liability case in the Judicial District of Waterbury. The pretrial offer was $10,000. This is just one of the many cases where the final outcome for his clients has been far in excess of the last "best offer".

Joseph worked and volunteered at Bridgeport Hospital's Radiology Department for nearly a decade prior to becoming a lawyer. During his time there, Joseph gained valuable medical experience while witnessing, first hand, the pain and suffering that can result from the negligence of others. Joseph also served as a licensed Emergency Medical Technician. From this, he brings a unique perspective to all personal injury cases. His medical background has been particularly beneficial in cases involving complex medicine and/or difficult causation.

He had also served as an instructor/coach for the Quinnipiac University School of Law Mock Trial Honor Society for over five years. There, he mentored future lawyers on all aspects of trial preparation and presentation.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury- Plaintiffs
  • Motor Vehicle Collisions
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Malpractice

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 2009
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 2011
  • Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Court, 2013

Education

  • Quinnipiac University School of Law, Hamden, Connecticut
    • J.D. - 2009
    • Major: Health Law Concentration
  • Fairfield University, Fairfield, Connecticut
    • B.S. - 2006
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: Political Science

Classes/Seminars

  • Mock Trial Instructor/Coach, Quinnipiac Law, 2008 - 2014
  • Litigation Perspectives from a Trial Attorney, CTAALNC, 2014 - Present

Honors and Awards

  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40
  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers edition of Connecticut Magazine
  • New Leaders of the Law, Connecticut Law Tribune

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 2008 - 2016
  • Waterbury Bar Association, Member, 2010 - 2016
  • Connecticut Bar Association , Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • American Health Lawyers Association, Member
  • New Haven Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Bridgeport Hospital, Radiology
  • Sinoway, McEnery, Messey & Sullivan, P.C., Associate