Connecticut Personal Injury Associate


For this position, please call 866-824-3518 and follow the instructions outlined. We look forward to hearing from you!

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Litigate CT personal injury cases including automobile and premises liability cases
  • Work closely with clients, team, and partners to develop factual and medical evidence for injury claims
  • Draft pleadings, discovery, motions, and other filings with various CT state courts; conduct research on a variety of novel legal issues in State and Federal cases; present and argue discovery motions
  • Manage the court approval process for wrongful death and minor cases, including drafting petitions, presenting those to the Court, and overseeing the full approval process.
  • Prepare cases for pre-litigation, litigation, and settlement
  • Manage the filing of pleadings, tracking service of process, and assuring SOL deadlines are met.

Our requirements are pretty straightforward. To qualify you must:

  • Be admitted to the CT bar
  • Have 3+ years of personal injury experience
  • Be a team player: willing to work collaboratively with colleagues
  • Have a caring and compassionate attitude with clients that’s consistent with the firm’s core value of Doing Good by Doing Right
  • Have excellent analytical skills and excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Have a growth mindset and be eager to become an invaluable member of the Chaffin Luhana team, we want to train if you want to learn
  • Be highly proficient in Microsoft suite and demonstrated comfort with technology
  • Have strong time management and multitasking skills – must be able to simultaneously manage multiple projects in a busy environment
  • Have high attention to detail and superior organizational skills
  • Connecticut Bar Admission is required. New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, or West Virginia admission is a plus.

Perks – A few benefits you’re sure to enjoy:

  • Salary based on prior experience and incentive bonus based on KPIs
  • 401(k) with very attractive firm matching
  • Health and dental insurance—we cover most (if not all) of the premiums (for typical team member) and we kick in up to $750 in an HSA
  • FSA account—transit and healthcare
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) for pure fun and recharging, 10 yearly holidays paid so you can enjoy your friends and family and separate sick/bereavement days for those unfortunate times you need it
  • We strive to close the entire firm between Christmas & New Year’s every year so the entire team can recharge their batteries with family and start the year fresh!
  • Bonusly awards—peer-to-peer recognition app—think Facebook for the team with cool .gifs (and rewards funded by the firm)!
  • Free annual dollars for continuing education!
  • A strong company culture with cool rewards, annual firm retreat and a spectacular holiday dinner!
  • Philanthropy— our motto is Doing Good by Doing Right in our practice and in our communities – you’ll get to participate in meaningful causes outside of the firm!
  • Team members also get to nominate their own charities for the CL Foundation to support during the holidays—putting their own mark on our Doing Good by Doing Right motto!