D. Kirt Westfall

  • Landlord Tenant, Personal Injury, Criminal Law...
Claimed Lawyer Profile

Founding and managing partner of boutique general practice law firm, a well-known general litigation practice that covers civil and criminal litigation through trial and appeal.

Selected achievements:
• Defense and successful counterclaim of seven-figure federal judgment
• Recoveries in numerous personal injury lawsuits against top rated insurance defense
• CUIPA recovery against insurer for failure to pay cardiopulmonary disability claim
• Initiated, litigated, negotiated and resolved complex commercial litigation of multiple commercial parties
• Start to finish courtside and jury awards in multiple civil rights lawsuits
• Labor and employment recoveries against municipalities and prominent government official
• Successful reversal of lower court ruling on appeal
• Supervised, trained and mentored junior litigation associates, paralegals and secretaries
• Developed case-type spreadsheet to assess litigation efficiency and cost effectiveness
• Representation of corporations and individuals in DOJ grand jury investigations
• Negotiation, drafting and closing of corporate asset and entity purchase, sale and buyout contracts

Practice Areas
  • Landlord Tenant
  • Personal Injury
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
Quinnipiac University School of Law
J.D. (1989) | Law
Honors: Cum laude; 5 x American Jurisprudence Award winner
Activities: Law Review; National Moot Court Semifinalist; Civil Clinic
University of Pennsylvania
B.A. (1981) | Science, History and Sociology of
Minors in Biology, Political Science and English
Honors: Dean’s List 1979-1981
Activities: Varsity Football
Professional Associations
State Bar of Connecticut # 400643
Connecticut Bar Association # 400643
- Current
United States District Court of Connecticut # ct04533
- Current
Websites & Blogs
Contact & Map
Westfall & Behrens
P.O. Box 579
Northford, CT 06472
Telephone: (203) 484-9630
Westfall & Behrens
P.O. Box 579
Northford, CT 06472
Telephone: (203) 484-9630
Cell: (203) 415-7017