Attorney James F. Sullivan

James F. Sullivan

Attorney

James "Jamie" F. Sullivan is a partner at Logan, Vance, Sullivan & Kores and he practices in the areas of personal injury, medical malpractice, legal malpractice, products liability, employment, education, consumer, construction, and class action litigation. He has developed considerable experience in the areas of legal malpractice, grievance defense, and school "bullying" cases against municipalities.

To reach Attorney Sullivan, call the office at 860-489-5000 ext. 1105 or email JSullivan@torringtonlaw.com.

Attorney Sullivan graduated with Honors from the University of Connecticut School of Law in 1992. While in law school he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Connecticut Law Review. After he graduated from law school, he began his career by clerking for Connecticut Supreme Court Justice Robert J. Callahan before he entered private practice.

He has received numerous peer and professional recognitions including an AV rating with Martindale Hubbell, SuperLawyers, and he is a member of American Board of Trial Advocates which limits its membership in each state to 50 trial lawyers.

Attorney Sullivan has published countless articles and presented at many seminars in the areas of legal ethics, civil litigation, products liability, separation of powers, court rule-making, corporate liability, employment and constitutional law.

He co-authored "Connecticut Legal Ethics and Malpractice" the first, and only, such treatise of its kind in Connecticut, which has been subsequently republished in three editions (the last being released in 2016). He co-authored a chapter on Connecticut Tort Law in Morton E. Daller’s "Tort Law Reference: A Fifty-State Compendium," and authored a chapter on Connecticut Product Liability Law in Daler’s "Product Liability Desk Reference."

He is actively involved in the local, statewide and national bar associations. He serves on the Judicial Selection Committee, which is responsible for reviewing and vetting applications from attorneys seeking appointment as Superior Court judges, and evaluating incumbent judges for reappointment and elevation to the Appellate and Supreme Courts.

Attorney Sullivan is an active triathlete. He has been recognized as an All American by the United States Triathlon Association and has participated in two Ironman races, and he has completed approximately 20 marathons (including the Boston Marathon over 10 times).

Admissions

  • Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut, Second Circuit Court of Appeals, and the U.S.
  • Supreme Court

Education

  • University of Connecticut School of Law, J.D. 1992
  • University of Connecticut, M.A. 1989
  • Boston College, B.A. 1986

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Board of Governors (2018-2020)
  • House of Delegates (2018-Present)
  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
  • Hartford County Bar Association (Past President)
  • New Britain Bar Association
  • Supreme Court Historical Society
  • American Board of Trial Advocacy
  • Past Member of Common Council, City of New Britain
  • Past Chair of Claims Commission, City of New Britain
  • Past Chairman of Ethics Commission, City of New Britain
  • Past President, University of Connecticut School of Law Alumni Association
  • Past Board Member, Hartford Marathon Foundation
  • Board of Editors, Connecticut Law Tribune
  • Past President, parish council, St. Thomas the Apostle Church
  • Member of Board of Advisors for the Downtown YMCA of Greater Hartford

CAR ACCIDENTS
WRONGFUL DEATH
MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENTS
TRUCKING ACCIDENTS
BOATING ACCIDENT
PREMISES LIABILITY
NURSING HOME ABUSE
WORKERS' COMPENSATION

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE
EMPLOYMENT
MUNICIPAL LIABILITY
HIGHWAY DEFECTS
CONSUMER PROTECTION
ANIMAL BITES
CIVIL RIGHTS
SEXUAL ABUSE

APPEALS
DMV ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS
FIREARM REVOCATION APPEAL HEARINGS
CRIMINAL DEFENSE
FEDERAL CRIMINAL DEFENSE
CONNECTICUT PARDONS
LEGAL MALPRACTICE & GRIEVANCE DEFENSE

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