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Robert Sheldon

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Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Bridgeport, CT

Tremont Sheldon P.C.
64 Lyon Terrace
Bridgeport, CT 06604-4022
Phone: 203-335-5145
Fax: 203-366-8503
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2021
Licensed in Connecticut Since: 1974
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (70%), Workers' Compensation: Claimant (30%), Professional Liability: Plaintiff
Languages Spoken: English, Portuguese, Spanish
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Attorney Profile

A member of Tremont Sheldon P.C., Robert Sheldon focuses his practice primarily on personal injury and wrongful death litigation. From the firm's offices in Bridgeport, Connecticut, he represents people in Fairfield and New Haven counties, as well as other parts of the state, who have been harmed by the negligence of other parties. The types of cases that Mr. Sheldon has successfully handled have included motor vehicle crashes, medical malpractice, premises liability, dog bites, sexual abuse and similar incidents. He has been able to obtain numerous sizable settlements and jury awards during his distinguished career. Mr. Sheldon also has a workers' compensation practice, helping people who have been injured on the job to obtain their rightful benefits under their employer's insurance coverage, and he sits on the state's Workers’ Compensation Advisory Board.

Mr. Sheldon has developed an excellent reputation among his colleagues for the quality of his work and high degree of ethics. He holds an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo. In addition, he has been selected for inclusion in both The Best Lawyers in America and The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100.

A 1971 recipient of a Bachelor of Arts from the College of the Holy Cross, Mr. Sheldon obtained his legal education at the University of Connecticut School of Law, and he was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1974. He has been with his current firm for his entire career. Admitted to practice before all Connecticut state courts, Mr. Sheldon is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit. A member of the board of governors of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, he is an active participant in several other legal organizations as well.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 30%Workers' Compensation: Claimant
  • 0%Professional Liability: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Legal Malpractice, Professional Malpractice - Other


16 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2021

About Robert Sheldon

First Admitted: 1974, Connecticut

Professional Webpage:


  • Connecticut Super Lawyers®
  • One of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Connecticut by The National Trial Lawyers
  • The Best Lawyers in America®
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell (the highest possible rating for lawyer)

Bar/Professional Activity

  • The Connecticut Bar Association, Member
  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association: Board of Governors, Past President
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1974
  • The American Association for Justice, Member
  • State of Connecticut, Judicial Review Council
  • Connecticut, 1974
  • The American Board of Trial Advocates, Member
  • The Greater Bridgeport Bar Association, Member
  • State of Connecticut Workers' Compensation, Legal Advisory Board
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 1974

Educational Background

  • College of Holy Cross, Worcester, Massachusetts, B.A., 1971
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Office Location for Robert Sheldon

64 Lyon Terrace
Bridgeport, CT 06604-4022

Phone: 203-335-5145

Fax: 203-366-8503

Last Updated: 6/11/2021

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