Attorney Profiles

LOUIS J. MARTOCCHIO

Louis J. Martocchio is a graduate of Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven, Connecticut.  While at Southern, Attorney Martocchio was the recipient of numerous University Awards including the Dean of Economics Scholastic Achievement Award and the School of Business Award. In addition, Attorney Martocchio served as Chairman of the Effective Living Counsel and on the Executive Board of Sigma Phi, an international fraternal organization. Attorney Martocchio completed his graduate studies at the Quinnipiac School of Law (formerly Bridgeport School of Law) in 1991. Upon graduation, he was presented with the University Award for Outstanding Class Performance.


Attorney Martocchio is experienced in nearly all facets of the law including personal injury, criminal defense, business law, real estate and family law. He has litigated matters in all Connecticut Courts and at age 27 became one of the youngest attorneys in Connecticut to argue a case before the State’s Supreme Court.


PROFESSIONIAL AFFILIATIONS & APPOINTMENTS
  • Member of American Bar Association
  • Member of Connecticut Bar Association
  • Member of Southington Bar Association
  • Member of Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association (1992-2009)
  • Connecticut Superior Court Family Special Master
  • Court appointed trustee for attorneys with disciplinary issues 
  • Statewide moot court trial competition judge
  • Member of CBA’s Resolution of Legal Fee Disputes Board
  • Honorary Chairmen of National Republican Congressional Business Advisory Council

AWARDS, HONORS & ACCOLADES

  • Named as "Best Attorney in Southington" in local readers poll  (2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013)
  • Named as "One of the Best" in local readers poll  (2010 ) 
  • Named as "Volunteer Person of the Year" by the Greater Southington Chamber of Commerce (2012) 
  • Named as "Top 100 Real Property Professionals in Connecticut" as featured in Connecticut Magazine (2013)
  • Honorable mention for "Greater New Britain Community Superstars Award" (2009)
  • Member of "Who's Who in American Law" (2001-2005)

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT AND VOLUNTEER WORK
  
  • Member of Southington Town Council (2011-Present)
  • Assistant Town Attorney for Southington, Connecticut (2009-2011)
  • Founder and trustee of Mary Martocchio Nursing Scholarship Fund (2010-Present)  
  • Member of the Greater Southington Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors (2004-2009)
  • Member of Arc of Southington Board of Directors (2002-2008); President (2006-2008)  
  • Legal Advisor for Bread for Life (2006-2007)
  • Advisor for Southington High School Education to Work Program
  • Frequent guest on several area radio shows providing commentary related to current legal issues
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JEFFREY J. OLIVEIRA

Attorney Oliveira received his Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude, from the University of Connecticut in 1986, where he graduated as an Honors Scholar.  While at the University of Connecticut, Attorney Oliveira was awarded membership in the Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Kappa Phi honor societies.  In 1985, he was also given the University Scholar and Student Leader award.  Attorney Oliveira then went on to attend the University of Connecticut School of Law, graduating with honors in 1989 with his Juris Doctor Degree.


Attorney Oliveira thereafter began his legal career with the law firm of Levy & Droney in Farmington, Connecticut, where he remained until 1997.  In December of 1997, he joined the law firm of Moynahan, Ruskin, Mascolo & Minnella, where he remained until December 31, 2000, when he formed Martocchio & Oliveira, LLC, with Louis Martocchio.
 

PROFESSIONIAL AFFILIATIONS & APPOINTMENTS

  • Current Member Connecticut Bar Association
  • Current Member Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
  • Current Member Southington Bar Association
  • Former Member American and Hartford Bar Associations
  • Former Voting Member of The House of Delegates for the Connecticut Bar Association (11th District)
  • Former Editor for Compensation Quarterly
  • Current Member of Standing Committee on Workers' Compensation Certification for the Connecticut Bar Association.

AWARDS, HONORS & ACCOLADES

  • Honors Scholar- University of Connecticut
  • University Scholar and Student Leader- University of Connecticut -1985
  • Phi Beta Kappa I Phi Kappa Phi Honor Societies- University of Connecticut
  • Board Certification by Connecticut Bar Association as Workers' Compensation Specialist since 2001 (One of the group of the first thirty one attorneys in the State of Connecticut to achieve board certification by the Connecticut Bar Association).

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT AND VOLUNTEER WORK
  
  • Chaired and lectured at seminars for the Connecticut Bar Association and Professional Educations Systems, Inc. with respect to settlement of civil lawsuits, Workers' Compensation and Bad Faith Claims.
  • Past President and Current Executive Board Member of the Exchange Club Family Life Foundation of Greater Waterbury, CT, Inc.
  • Past President of the St. John School Board, Middletown, CT  
  • Chair- Statewide Committee for the Prevention of Child Abuse- Connecticut District Exchange
  • Little League Coach- Middletown, CT  
  • Junior Achievement Volunteer

 

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