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D. Kirt Westfall

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Biography

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
    Evictions, Housing Discrimination, Landlord Rights, Rent Control, Tenants' Rights
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    DUI & DWI
Education
Quinnipiac University School of Law
J.D. (1989) | Law
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Honors: Cum laude; 5 x American Jurisprudence Award winner
Activities: Law Review; National Moot Court Semifinalist; Civil Clinic
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University of Pennsylvania
B.A. (1981) | Science, History and Sociology of
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Minors in Biology, Political Science and English
Honors: Dean’s List 1979-1981
Activities: Varsity Football
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Professional Associations
State Bar of Connecticut  # 400643
Member
Current
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Connecticut Bar Association  # 400643
- Current
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United States District Court of Connecticut  # ct04533
Member
- Current
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Websites & Blogs
Website
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