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Michael S. Burrell
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Bridgeport: (203) 331-8888
Danbury: (203) 744-4707
Middletown: (860) 343-1051

1000 Lafayette Blvd
Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604

Michael had specialized in insurance defense work for approximately 20 years before joining Adelman Hirsch & Connors. During that time, he has handled numerous cases in a multitude of areas including, but not limited to, product liability, motor vehicle, traumatic brain injury (TBI), Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome (RSD), complex regional pain syndrome (CPRS), Fibromyalgia, uninsured/underinsured motorist cases, premise liability, construction defect, trucking litigation, fire/spread/suppression, hydrology/flooding involving storm water runoff, municipal liability, medical malpractice, and wrongful death.

Michael has tried over 60 jury trials to verdict.


J.D., Quinnipiac College School of Law, Hamden, CT, 1995

B.A., Ohio University, Athens, OH, 1991

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice Connecticut, 1995
U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 1996
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Connecticut Bar Association

Greater Bridgeport Bar Association

Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association

Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys

Honors and Awards

Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist, By the National Board of Trial Advocacy (2002 to Present) (recertification required every 5 years)

Listed in Best Lawyers in America ®, Plaintiffs; Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs (2019 Edition)

Litigation Percentage

100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Published Works
Classes / Seminars Taught

Chair, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, Inside Baseball: Adjuster’s Friend or Foe? 2017-2018 Seminar Series

Co-Chair, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, Inside Baseball: Tips from the Dark Side Converts 2016-2017 Seminar Series

Client Reviews
Bob is one of the most experienced, qualified, ethical, creative and hard-working lawyers in the state. He is committed to his clients. He has worked hard for a more fair and equitable justice system. He is a trustworthy and likeable guy. He is an honor to our profession. Antonio Ponvert III
Exceptional. Michael Burrell handled my case and I can't thank him enough for the tremendous work he did on my behalf. He always explained things well, was very thorough, and followed through on every small detail. John Judd
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