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James Kernan
David Scully
John McDonald
Kevin Scully

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JAMES KERNAN is an experienced trial lawyer who has concentrated his practice in personal injury cases, estate litigation and business disputes. He has been Board Certified as a Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy since 1991 and has maintained the highest possible "AV"® rating from Martindale-Hubbell since 1993.

Bachelors Degree, Boston College
Law Degree, George Washington University (with honors)
Post-Grad Courses at NYU School of Law and Wesleyan University

As a Civil Trial Specialist, Attorney Kernan has advocated the cause of his clients in thousands of cases throughout Connecticut involving injury or wrongful death. Many of the cases involved catastrophic and complex injuries and engineering or scientific elements. Attorney Kernan has litigated complex legal issues and has successfully argued matters before the Connecticut Appellate Court and Connecticut Supreme Court, as well as the United States Court of Appeals.

In the area of legal ethics, Attorney Kernan has been appointed by the Administrative Judge for the Hartford Judicial District to serve on the Hartford Judicial District grievance panel. He has also been appointed by the Chief Court Administrator of the State of Connecticut as a Connecticut Attorney Trial Referee and Attorney Arbitrator.

Past President, Highfield Club; District Chairman, Boy Scouts; Board of Directors, Boys Club.

James E. Kernan


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