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John Logan

Attorney Logan practices exclusively as a trial lawyer. An undergraduate of the University of Connecticut, he graduated from Western New England University School of Law in 1982 with honors. His trial experience includes being lead counsel in trials involving medical malpractice, product liability, automobile accidents, divorce, custody, will contests, criminal law, juvenile law, building contracts, employment law, property disputes, zoning and inland wetlands appeals, however, by choice he now limits his practice to representing victims injured through the negligence or recklessness of others.

Attorney Logan was designated a "Super Lawyer" in the years 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 by that publication.

Appointed as an Attorney Factfinder, Arbitrator and Attorney Trial Referee, Attorney Logan also handles private mediations.

  • Delivered ethics lecture and LCBA at the Connecticut Bar Association’s annual meetings in 2012 and 2014.
  • Delivered a lecture on Premise Liability Law at the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Foundation in January 2016.
  • Authored a new article recently published in the Connecticut Bar Journal, Vol. 86 No. 4, entitled Municipal Tort Liability and Immunity: Revisiting the “Ministerial” Verses “Discretionary” Distinction.
  • Selected as a SuperLawyer: 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. To learn about the Connecticut selection process, click here.
  • Past-chair (2011-2014) and current member of the CBA’s Standing Committee on Professional Ethics.
  • Connecticut Bar Association –Attorney Logan’s long history of leadership in the Connecticut Bar Association was recently honored with the presentation of the 2012 John Eldred Shields Distinguished Professional Service Award. He currently serves the CBA as on the Awards Committee, Fair & Impartial Courts, Nominating Committee and Standing Commitee on Professional Ethics.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • American Association of Justice - member
  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association - member
  • American Bar Association - member
  • American Counsel Association - member
  • Litchfield County Bar Association - member
  • Connecticut Law Tribune Editorial Board - past member and vice chair
  • Judicial Independence Task Force - member
  • Task Force on Confidentiality and the Courts - member
  • Task Force on Lawyer's Trust Accounts - member
  • Task Force on Executive Compensation - chair
  • Connecticut Bar Foundation - boardmember, chairman of audit committee
  • Sustaining Life Fellow of the American Bar Foundation

REPORTED CASES

Attorney Logan has briefed and argued numerous matters before Connecticut’s Supreme and Appellate Courts. For reported cases handled by Attorney Logan see:

  • Estate of Bochicchio v. Quinn, 136 Conn. App. 359; 46 A.3d 239 (2012)
  • Coe v. Watertown, 301 Conn. 112, 19 A.3d 640 (2011)
  • Benedict v. Norfolk, 296 Conn. 518, 997 A.2d 449 (2010)
  • Parsons v. United Technologies, 243 Conn. 66, 700 A.2d 655 (1997),
  • Klug v. Inland Wetlands, 30 Conn. App. 85, 619 A.2d 8 (1993)
  • Coscina v. Coscina, 24 Conn. App. 190, 587 A.2d 159 (1991)
  • Klug v. Inland Wetlands,19 Conn. App. 713, 563 A.2d 755 (1989)
  • Johnson v. Fuller, 190 Conn. 552, 461 A.2d 988 (1983)
  • Town of West Hartford v. Rechel, 190 Conn. 114, 459 A.2d 1015 (1983)

IN THE COMMUNITY

A past president and current member of the Torrington-Winsted Rotary Club, Attorney Logan’s service to the community earned him the prestigious Paul Harris Fellowship Award. He is the co-founder a charitable golf outing which has raised over One Million dollars. He is a past treasurer of the Avon Democratic Town Committee and a past chair and treasurer of the Torrington Democratic Town Committee. He is a past-chair of the Torrington Ethics Commission and is a former member of the Avon Inland Wetlands Commission. For two years Attorney Logan taught political science at Northwest Community College.

Attorney Logan lives in Avon with his wife and youngest children.

WRITINGS AND LECTURES

Attorney Logan authored numerous editorials adopted by the Connecticut Law Tribune editorial board. He has also written:

  • Connecticut’s Visitation Statute after Troxel v. Granville, Connecticut Lawyer, Vol. 11 No. 3 (2000)
  • Examining the Duty to Preserve Evidence, Conn. Law Trib. (9/19/12)

He is an occasional speaker on ethics matters most recently presenting at the Litchfield County Bar Association.


UConn School of Law Demystifying Medical Marijuana Symposium - Morning Session.
Presntation by JOHN LOGAN 
October 25, 2013
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Examining The Duty To Preserve Evidence
By JOHN LOGAN 
September 19, 2012

A client asks you to investigate a potential medical malpractice matter. You immediately seek all the relevant medical records only to discover that a portion of the records, vital to the determination of the matter, no longer exist. The physician contends the missing records were inadvertently lost during a conversion of written office notes to an electronic format. Can you still make a case for your client? Welcome to the law of spoliation of evidence.

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RECENT AWARDS

Eldred Shields Distinguished Professional Service Award

The Connecticut Bar Association (CBA) presented the 2012 John Eldred Shields Distinguished Professional Service Award to Torrington attorney John R. Logan at its 2012 Annual Dinner on June 11.  This award recognizes a member of the CBA who has performed outstanding service to the Association that has benefitted fellow CBA members, the legal profession and the community at large.

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RECENT NEWS: Fox 61 - The Real Story

Attorney Logan was a guest on Fox 61's news show "The Real Story" which aired Sunday March 10. He appeared in his capacity as the chair of the Connecticut Bar Association's Professional Ethics Committee. The topic centered on the state's recent passage of the medical marijuana act and the ethical issues this legislation presents for attorneys in light of conflicting federal law. The committee's recent opinion on the subject was the focus of questions for Attorney Logan.

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