Edward V. Walsh III

Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury-Plaintiffs
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Trucking Accidents
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
Certified Legal Specialties:
  • Certified Trial Referee, State Superior Court, 1995

Edward V. Walsh, III was admitted to the State of New York Bar in 1981 and the State of Connecticut and United States District Court in 1990. Mr. Walsh earned a bachelor's degree from Fairfield University in 1977, (B.A. Political Science). Mr. Walsh received his law degree from Quinnipiac University School of Law in 1980, and a Master of Laws degree from Boston University School of Law in 1981.

Mr. Walsh has over 35 years of personal injury litigation experience. Mr. Walsh is passionate about obtaining justice for his clients. Mr. Walsh has tried over 25 personal injury and other types of cases to verdict including motor vehicle accidents, bus accidents, medical, dental and attorney malpractice, product liability, negligent homicide, dog injuries, unfair trade practices, and premises liability. Mr. Walsh has also argued in both the Connecticut Appellate Court and Connecticut Supreme Court.

Mr. Walsh began his legal career as an attorney in the Torts Division of the New York City Transit Authority, where he was responsible for defending claims against the City of New York's largest transportation provider across all five boroughs. Mr. Walsh served in the Brooklyn Trial Unit of the New York City Transit Authority and tried cases pending in the Brooklyn courts.

Mr. Walsh continued his career working in associate, partner, and of counsel roles in Connecticut personal injury and insurance defense firms. In these roles, Mr. Walsh handled numerous catastrophic personal injury matters involving wrongful death, medical malpractice, dental malpractice, attorney malpractice, motor vehicle and trucking accidents, product liability, premises liability and dog injuries.

Mr. Walsh has also previously served as an assistant town attorney for the Town of Trumbull, where he was responsible for handling legal issues involving the police department, emergency medical services, grievance complaints filed against town officials, appearing, and presenting before the Trumbull Town Council, handling Freedom of Information requests, and issuing statements to the media.

Mr. Walsh has also served as counsel to Fairfield University in Fairfield, Connecticut Mr. Walsh represented Fairfield University in employment cases before the Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities and the Connecticut Department of Labor and in a variety of other legal issues.

Attorney Walsh is very active in his community. He has taught mock trial to grammar school students at St. Rose of Lima School in Newtown, Connecticut for the last fifteen years. Mr. Walsh also serves as a Reader at St. Rose of Lima Church in Newtown, Connecticut. In his leisure time Mr. Walsh enjoys road cycling.

Past Positions:
  • New York City Transit Authority, Trial Attorney, 1982 to 1987
  • Civil Discovery Practice in Connecticut, Contributor
  • Boston University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • LL.M. - 1981
    • Major: Tax Law
  • Quinnipiac College School of Law, Hamden, Connecticut
    • J.D. - 1980
  • Fairfield University, Fairfield, Connecticut
    • B.A. - 1977
    • Major: Political Science
Bar Admissions:
  • Massachusetts, 1981
  • New York, 1982
  • Connecticut, 1990
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 1990
Pro-Bono Activities:
  • Mock Trial Coach, St. Rose of Lima School, Newtown, CT, 2006 to Present
Representative Cases:
  • Boretti v. Panacea Co. 67 Conn.App. 223 (2001)
  • Pickel v. Automated Waste Disposal, Inc. 65 Conn.App. 176 (2001)
  • Rosato v. Mascardo 82 Conn. App. 396 (2004)
Professional Associations:
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Member
  • The Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, Member