Douglas P. Mahoney

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Biography

Douglas P. Mahoney has served as the President of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association and as the President of the Greater Bridgeport Bar Association. He has been listed as one of the top 50 attorneys in Connecticut and top 100 in New England by the publication, Super Lawyers®. He has been recognized as one of the top personal injury attorneys in the country by Best Lawyers®. He is board certified as a civil trial specialist.

Mr. Mahoney has tried many jury cases to verdict and the type of cases he has tried spans the spectrum of personal injury law. However, two multimillion dollar verdicts in particular are most important to him. The jury in the Estate of Blackwell v. Town of Seymour, et al held the defendant town responsible for the failure of its off-duty police officer to stop a drunk driver, resulting in the death of Mr. Mahoney’s client. In the case of Tim Doe v. St. Francis Hospital, the jury held the defendant hospital responsible for the sexual abuse of Mr. Mahoney’s client by one of its doctors some 40 years earlier. That verdict was affirmed by the Connecticut Supreme Court.

Mr. Mahoney is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates. He is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating a lawyer can receive by that group. He sits as a member of the Standing Committee on Recommendations to the Bar in Fairfield County. He has argued cases before the Supreme Court of the State of Connecticut as well as its Appellate Court.

He was appointed by the Chief Justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court to serve as a member of the Civil Commission as well as a member of the Task Force to Study Minimum Continuing Legal Education.

Mr. Mahoney has always been active in the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association and is a member of its Board of Governors and its Executive Committee. He has chaired its Membership Committee and its People’s Law School. He has lectured at many seminars for the organization.

(Certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy)

Areas of Practice (38)

  • Personal Injury
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Premises Liability
  • Dram Shop Liability
  • Liquor Liability
  • Inadequate Security
  • Negligent Security
  • Premises Security
  • Accidents
  • Automobile Accidents and Injuries
  • Automobile Negligence
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Brain Injury
  • Bus Accidents
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Commercial Vehicle Liability
  • Cumulative Trauma
  • Dog Bites
  • Head Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Pedestrian Injuries
  • Plaintiffs Personal Injury
  • Rental Vehicle Litigation
  • Repetitive Stress Injury
  • School Bus Accidents
  • Severe Burns
  • Slip and Fall
  • Spinal Injury
  • Third Party Wrongful Death
  • TMJ Dysfunction
  • Transfusion Associated AIDS
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Unintended Acceleration
  • Wrongful Death
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Legal Negligence
  • Legal Professional Liability

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
203-335-5145  Phone
203-366-8503  Fax
www.tremontsheldon.com
University Attended:
College of the Holy Cross, A.B., 1989
Law School Attended:
University of Connecticut, J.D., cum laude, 1992
Year of First Admission:
1992
Admission:
U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; 1993, U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut; 1992, Connecticut
Memberships:
Greater Bridgeport Bar Association (President, 2007); Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association (President, 2013-2014; Member, Board of Governors, Executive Committee, 2005-.); American Association for Justice; American Board of Trial Advocates (Associate).
Birth Information:
New York, New York, August 17, 1967
Certifications:
( Certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy )
ISLN:
900918184
Payment Information:
  • Accepts Other - No fee unless we win.
  • Free Initial Consultation

Peer Reviews

4.9/5.0 (18 reviews)
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A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.8/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.9/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.9/5.0
  • Communication

    4.9/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    5.0/5.0

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Bridgeport, Connecticut

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