Attorney J. Paul Vance, Jr.

J. Paul Vance, Jr.

Attorney

J. Paul Vance, Jr. is a partner at Logan, Vance, Sullivan & Kores LLP and he focuses his practice in the areas of personal injury, workers’ compensation and medical malpractice.

Attorney Vance is committed to fighting for those who have been injured by others. He has represented clients from all over the State of Connecticut and beyond in Federal and State Court and before many administrative bodies. To reach Attorney Vance, call the office at 860-489-5000 ext. 1101 or email PVance@torringtonlaw.com.

After graduating from Seton Hall University School of Law in 1999, Attorney Vance began his career as a clerk at the Connecticut Appellate Court. Following his experience working for the court, he practiced in Hartford and Waterbury. In 2011, he was appointed by Governor Dannell Malloy as the Claims Commissioner and he headed the State of Connecticut Office of the Claims Commissioner. As the Claims Commissioner, he decided countless claims filed against the State of Connecticut by people who sought money damages from the State of Connecticut, including claims for catastrophic injuries and wrongful incarceration.

Attorney Vance is active in the community and is a volunteer for several professional and civic organizations. He has served in leadership for the Connecticut Bar Association as a member of the Board of Governors and House of Delegates. Vance has been involved with Our Lady of Mount Carmel School (Waterbury), Literacy Volunteers of Greater Waterbury and he is active in the Town of Watertown, where he lives with his wife and two sons. Attorney Vance was elected to four terms as the President of the Board of Alderman in the City of Waterbury. An avid basketball fan, he serves as the Varsity Boy’s Basketball Coach for Watertown High School and for several youth teams.

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • Waterbury Bar Association
  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
  • Litchfield County Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Foundation, James W. Cooper Fellow
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Board of Governors
  • House of Delegates
  • Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee
  • Litigation Committee
  • Workers Compensation Committee
  • Connecticut Democratic State Central Committee
  • Watertown Democratic Town Committee
  • Town of Watertown Charter Revision Commission

Education

  • Villanova University, B.A., 1996
  • Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D., 1999
  • Columbia University, Master of Public Administration, 2005

Admissions

  • Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
  • Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Bar

CAR ACCIDENTS
WRONGFUL DEATH
MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENTS
TRUCKING ACCIDENTS
BOATING ACCIDENT
PREMISES LIABILITY
NURSING HOME ABUSE
WORKERS' COMPENSATION

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE
EMPLOYMENT
MUNICIPAL LIABILITY
HIGHWAY DEFECTS
CONSUMER PROTECTION
ANIMAL BITES
CIVIL RIGHTS
SEXUAL ABUSE

APPEALS
DMV ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS
FIREARM REVOCATION APPEAL HEARINGS
CRIMINAL DEFENSE
FEDERAL CRIMINAL DEFENSE
CONNECTICUT PARDONS
LEGAL MALPRACTICE & GRIEVANCE DEFENSE

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