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Somers, A. Jeffrey Esq.

Somers, A. Jeffrey Esq.
Farber, Brocks & Zane, LLP, Simsbury, CT
Biography:

Attorney Somers concentrates his practice in the area of general liability defense, including premises liability and motor vehicle claims.

Mr. Somers has been practicing law in Connecticut for over thirty five years with an emphasis on civil litigation including trials and appeals in the state and federal courts. He is a former City Attorney for the City of Meriden, Connecticut, and Senior Trial Attorney for Nationwide Insurance Company. He has tried over one hundred jury cases to conclusion, and has successfully argued appeals before the state Supreme and Appellate Courts. He has lectured on personal injury litigation and insurance coverage issues and has been appointed as an arbitrator and special master by the Connecticut Judicial Branch. He is also frequently appointed as a provider of private alternative dispute resolution services as an arbitrator and mediator.

Mr. Somers received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Washington and Lee University and his Juris Doctorate degree from Western New England University School of Law. He is admitted to practice before the Courts of the State of Connecticut and the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut. He is member of the Connecticut Bar Association.