Ernest F. Teitell

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Attorney Awards


Listed in "Best Lawyers in America", 2004-; Listed in Connecticut Magazine, Super Lawyers, 2006-; Listed in New England Super Lawyers Magazine, New England Super Lawyers, 2007-; Connecticut Law Tribune Publisher's Award, 2009; Connecticut Law Tribune Pro Bono Award, 2004; Quinnipiac University School of Law - 2003 Honorary Law Degree; The Barrister's Award, 2005; Adjunct Professor, Trial Practice and Advanced Trial Practice, Quinnipiac University School of Law, 1987-2010; Quinnipiac University School of Law, Dean's Council (Chairperson), 2004-; Quinnipiac University, President's Advisory Board (Member), 2009-; Law Committee, Loyola University Law School, 2006- 2009; State of Connecticut Public Defender Services Commission, Chairman, 1994-1995; Member, Connecticut Superior Court Special Public Defenders Appointment Committee, 1996-2009. Author: "Warning: Anything you say can be used against you on TV," The National Law Journal, July 6, 2009; "Listening" CTLA Forum, Summer 2008; "An American Attorney's View: On Cross Examination," 2008; "Production of Documents and Tangible Things, Civil Discovery Practice in Connecticut," Law Practice Handbooks, Inc., 1995; "Current Issues in the Psychiatrist-Patient Relationship," Pace University School of Law and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1999, 20 Pace L.Rev. 231-262, 2000. Lecturer: Trial Advocacy College, AAJ Atlanta, GA 2011; Cross Examination, NELA, Los Angeles, CA 2011; Rules in Depositions, AAJ Miami, FL 2011; "Proving Recklessness in Pool Cases," AAJ Weekend with the Stars, New York, NY 2010; Trial Techniques, CTLA 2010; Damages, AAJ Atlanta, GA 2010; Damages, AAJ Las Vegas, NV 2009; Damages, AAJ San Francisco, CA 2009; Damages, Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Williamsburg, VA 2009; Cross Examination, CTLA 2009; Closing Argument, AAJ Memphis, TN 2009; Cross Examination, City University of London, 2009; Negotiation Mediation, CLE Las Vegas, NV 2008; Expert Witness Disclosure Rules, CTLA 2008; Damages College, AAJ Atlanta, GA 2008; Cross Examination, CTLA 2008; Trial Demonstration, CTLA 2007; Cross Examination of Defense Medical Expert, CTLA 2007; Discovery and Trial, AAJ Chicago, IL 2007; Cross Examination, CTLA 2007; Damages College, AAJ Atlanta, GA 2007; Damages, ATLA Santa Fe, NM 2006; Medical Malpractice, CTLA 2006; College of Evidence CTLA 2005; Evidence in Connecticut, Connecticut Bar Association, 1994-2004; Connecticut Trial Practice Institute, Connecticut Trial Lawyers, National Institute of Trial Advocacy, 1994-2004. Lecturer and Co-Chair: Creating and Using Multimedia Presentations, 2004. Member, Board of Directors, Connecticut Legal Services Corp., 1985-1990.

2006); American Board of Trial Advocates (Member); Trial Lawyers for Public Justice (Member: Board of Directors, 2003-; Trial Lawyers Care, 2001-); The National Victim Bar Association (Member); Board of Editors, Connecticut Bar Journal; Fairfield County Bar Association (Member; Director, 1986-1990); Connecticut Bar Association (Member: Executive Committee, Section of Criminal Justice, 1983-1990; Judiciary Committee, 1992-1997), Connecticut Bar Foundation (Life Fellow; Member, Vanishing Trial Planning Committee).

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Defective Products
  • Sexual Abuse

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
203-658-7617  Phone
203-325-3769  Fax
University Attended:
Bethany College, B.A., cum laude, 1974
Law School Attended:
Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, J.D., 1977
Year of First Admission:
1985, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; 1984, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York; 1979, U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut and U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; 1978, Connecticut; 1977, Pennsylvania; 1986, U.S. Supreme Court; 1993, U.S. Claims Court
Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association (President, 2005-2006); American Association for Justice (Diplomate of Trial Advocacy, Advanced Studies in Trial Advocacy); International Academy of Trial Lawyers (Elected as
Birth Information:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, December 4, 1952

Peer Reviews

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