- Probate Litigation
- Litigation & Dispute Resolution
|University ||Villanova University, B.A., 1990|
|Law School||Quinnipiac University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1994|
|Admitted||1994, Connecticut; 1995, District of Connecticut; 1995, 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals|
|Memberships ||Connecticut Bar Association; American Bar Association; Hartford County Bar Association; New Britain YWCA (Board of Trustees). |
|Born||New Britain, Connecticut, October 7, 1968|
Jeffrey Gostyla has a considerable amount of litigation experience in the state and federal courts in a broad range of practice areas including insurance law, commercial law, probate law and criminal defense. In a recent jury trial before the New Britain Superior Court, he obtained a defendants' verdict in an insurance coverage case that involved claims of nearly $200,000 against an insurer under the direct action statute. In a jury trial before the Waterbury Superior Court (Complex Litigation Docket), he obtained a verdict of over $500,000 on behalf of his client in a commercial dispute involving claims of breach of contract. Jeff is also an experienced appellate litigator and is a member of the firm's Appellate Law Group.
In 2004, Jeffrey was selected to receive the Connecticut Law Tribune's New Leaders of the Law award. The New Leaders of the Law awards honor attorneys admitted to the Bar for ten years or less who have made important contributions to their profession and their communities.
In 2006, Jeffrey was selected by Law & Politics and the publishers of Connecticut Magazine as one of Connecticut's Super Lawyers in the area of Insurance Law. Super Lawyers are outstanding attorneys in Connecticut, representing a wide range of practice areas, firm sizes and geographic locations. Only the top five percent of the lawyers in Connecticut are named Super Lawyers.
Connecticut Bar Association
American Bar Association
Hartford County Bar Association
Central Connecticut Chapter of the Villanova University Alumni Association (President)
New Britain YWCA - Board of Trustees
Defending Against Stipulated Judgments
Insurance Law Update, 10/22/2012
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