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Richard A. Roberts

Richard A. Roberts
Senior Partner
Phone: (203) 250-2000 ext. 229
Fax: (203) 250-3131

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Attorney Roberts is a senior partner with Nuzzo & Roberts. His practice is focused in insurance defense, professional liability, contractor liability and product liability. He has tried numerous cases and argued over 15 appeals. He is A-V rated by Martindale Hubbell and has been listed in Connecticut and New England Super Lawyers for the past six years.

Attorney Roberts is past-president of the Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association. He is also past-president of the New Haven County Bar Association, has been on its Executive Committee since 2001, and has chaired its Membership and Public Service Committees. He sits on the Civil Justice Commission with all presiding judges of Connecticut's State Courts. He is on the Executive Board of the New Haven Bar Community Foundation and is a fellow of the Connecticut Bar Foundation. He was ABA Young Lawyers Division District Representative and President of the New Haven Young Lawyers. He was awarded Outstanding Big Brother of the Year for enacting a project encouraging attorney volunteers in the Big Brother/Big Sister program.

Attorney Roberts received his J.D. in 1983 from the State University of New York at Buffalo, where he was a member of the Moot Court Board, and his B.A. in 1979 from the State University of New York at Binghamton. Attorney Roberts was admitted in Connecticut in 1984, the District Court for the District of Connecticut in 1985, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in 2006, and the Supreme Court of the United States in 2008.

Attorney Roberts was a Lecturer in Legal Studies at Quinnipiac College, and speaks frequently on topics including "Advanced Personal Injury," "Personal Injury Settlements," "Premises Liability: The Defense Perspective," "Most Common Mistakes Made Handling Claims," "Nuts and Bolts of Tort Law," "Third Party Practice" and "Preparing and Trying the Automobile Accident Case." Mr. Roberts presides over private arbitrations and mediations and is a court-appointed arbitrator.

Areas of Practice
Construction Litigation
Employment Litigation
Health Professional Liability
Miscellaneous Professional Liability
Premises Liability
Product Liability
Toxic Tort

State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, 1983
State University of New York at Binghamton, Binghamton, New York, 1979

Connecticut, 1984
U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut, 1985
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 2006
U. S. Supreme Court, 2008

Peer Review Recognition
AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell
Connecticut Super Lawyers® (Personal Injury, Professional Liability, Employment Litigation) 2007-2018
New England Super Lawyers® (Personal Injury, Professional Liability, Employment Litigation) 2007-2018

Professional Associations and Memberships
New Haven County Bar Association, President, 2010 - 2011
Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association, President 2011-2012, Board of Directors, 2005 - present, Executive Board 2001 - present
Connecticut Bar Association, Executive Board Member, Young Lawyers Section 1988 - 1996
American Bar Association, District Representative, Young Lawyers Division, 1991 - 1993
New Haven Young Lawyers, President, 1989-1990

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