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733 East Main Street
P.O. Box 946
Torrington, CT 06790
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Al Mencuccini (Retired 12/31/15)

Attorney Mencuccini grew up in the Torrington, Connecticut and attended local area schools. After graduating from high school, he attended Stanford University, from which he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1971. After an eight (8) year period of helping to manage his family’s supermarket business, he attended Vermont Law School in South Royalton, Vermont. He received his Juris Doctorate degree and graduated Cum Laude in 1982. Admitted to the practice of law in 1982, Attorney Mencuccini practices exclusively as a litigation trial attorney. His civil litigation experience includes representation of individuals sustaining personal injuries in motor vehicle accidents and due to defects in premises, both private and commercial He has also represented families and Estatesseeking to recover just compensation for the wrongful death of a loved one. Attorney Mencuccini has also represented individuals who have suffered financial loss and injury from misrepresentation, fraud and due to the professional malpractice of others.

Attorney Mencuccini has secured jury verdicts in trials for personal injuries suffered in automobile accidents or due to defective premises. He has also secured favorable jury verdicts in professional malpractice actions. Attorney Mencuccini also has extensive experience defending individuals charged with crimes. His criminal jury trial experience includes the defense of individuals charged with murder, distribution of narcotics and other controlled substances, driving while under the influence and other serious offenses. Attorney Mencuccini recently represented one of the eight defendants charged in the high profile murder of Mary Ann Measles of New Milford, Connecticut. Attorney Mencuccini also recently tried a criminal jury case to a defendant’s verdict. His client faced drunk driving charges as well as enhanced penalties as a multiple offender. The acquittal avoided what would have been a lengthy mandatory jail sentence. Most recently Attorney Mencuccini and Attorney Logan jointly tried a highway defect case against the State of Connecticut Department of Transportation and secured a jury verdict of $1.6 million for their injured client.

Attorney Mencuccini most recently represented one of the eight defendants charged in the high profile murder of Mary Ann Measles of New Milford, Connecticut. He also recently secured an acquittal in the DWI trial of State v. Carey before the Connecticut Superior Court, Litchfield, Connecticut.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • American Association of Justice - member
  • Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association - Attorney Mencuccini was one of the founding members of this organization and served as its past treasurer.
  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
  • Litchfield County Bar Association

IN THE COMMUNITY

Attorney Mencuccini has served as a member of the Torrington Coalition to Stop Underage Drinking. He was appointed by the Mayor, Mr. Owen Quinn, to this position in 2004. Attorney Mencuccini is a member of the Torrington Country Club and serves on the Board of Directors for that organization. He is also a member of the Northwest Connecticut Chamber of Commerce, and is a member of the Elks Club of Torrington , Connecticut, B.P.O.E. #372.