- Litigation & Dispute Resolution
- Trucking & Transportation
|University ||Siena College, B.A., 1983|
|Law School||Western New England College School of Law, J.D., 1987|
|Admitted||1987, Massachusetts; 1988, Connecticut; 1988, District of Massacusetts; 1993, District of Connecticut|
Connecticut Bar Association
Connecticut Defense Lawyer's Association
Defense Research Institute
|Born||Bethpage, New York, July 20, 1961|
Kevin Roche's legal experience spans a broad range of practice areas. His experience as a litigator includes all aspects of litigation including pretrial discovery, jury trials, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution. Kevin practices before both the state and federal courts in Connecticut and Massachusetts.
Kevin's practice includes auto liability, premises liability, trucking and transportation and professional liability defense with regard to lawyers, real estate agents and architects. Kevin has also defended construction companies in matters concerning serious accidents involving heavy equipment. He also defends stock brokers with respect to negligence and contract claims before the New York Stock Exchange and the NASD. In addition, he has also defended negligence cases arising out of accidents in northeastern navigable waters.
He also represents restaurants and bars with respect to assaults, Dram Shop claims, and negligent supervision claims.
|Reported Cases||Representative Matter: Cab Company Not Guilty of Negligence in Jury Trial; In December 2014, after five weeks of trial, Kevin Roche won a jury trial at the Stamford Superior Court, representing a well-established taxi service in the matter of Brenda Snell v. Norwalk Yellow Cab, Inc. Yellow Cab driver, Johnley Sainval, parked his cab at Monterrey Village, a housing complex in Norwalk, CT, and left the cab with the keys in the ignition. While the cab was left unattended, two teenagers, with little driving experience, stole the taxi from the housing complex and drove it to Stamford. In Stamford they were involved in a minor car accident and in an attempt to flee the scene, the driver drove up on the sidewalk striking and severely injuring the plaintiff, Ms. Snell. Ms. Snell alleged negligence on the part of the cab driver for leaving the keys in the ignition. The jury found for the defendant after two hours of deliberations.|
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