Herbert Mendelsohn

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Slip and Falls
  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Medical Malpractice

Licenses

  • Connecticut
    • 1982
  • New York
    • 1983
  • U.S. District Court
    • Connecticut
    • New York

Legal Work Experience

  • General practice of law encompassing plaintiff’s personal injury, workers’ compensation, medical malpractice, automobile accidents, general civil litigation.
    • 1994 — Present

Association Memberships

  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association

Education

  • Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, PA
    • B.A. with Honors 1971
  • University of New Haven
    • M.S. Criminal Justice 1978
  • Quinnipiac University Law School
    • J.D., 1982

Publications

  • Note, Section 1983 and the Exhaustion of State Administrative Remedies, 3 U.B. Law Rev. 72 (1982)
  • Comment, The Supreme Court Opens the Courthouse Doors, Richmond Newspapers, Inc. v. Commonwealth of Virginia, 2 U.B. Law Rev. 83 (1981)

Reported Cases

  • Swift v. Levesque, 614 F. Supp. 172 (D. Conn. 1985)

Law related Awards and Activities

  • Editor, Quinnipiac University Law Review
  • Recipient, American Jurisprudence Book Award, Labor Law

Community Activities

  • Economic Development Commission, Town of Woodbridge, CT;
    • 2005 — present (appointed by First Selectman)
  • Alternate Delegate, Zoning Board of Appeals, Town of Woodbridge, CT;
    • 1997 — 2005 (elected position)
  • Assistant Scoutmaster, Boy Scouts of America, Connecticut Yankee Council, Troop 63, Woodbridge, CT;
    • 2000 — 2003
  • USTA/New England Connecticut —
    • President; 1993-1998
  • USTA/New England —
    • Board of Directors, Connecticut Delegate 1993 — 1998
  • BJ Players (community theater group)
    • 2003 — Guys and Dolls; “Big Julie”
    • 2004 — Big

Volunteer activities

  • YMCA
  • National Kidney Foundation