Stephanie Z. Roberge

Top rated medical malpractice attorney in New Haven, Connecticut

Kennedy Johnson Schwab & Roberge, LLC
Stephanie Z. Roberge
Kennedy Johnson Schwab & Roberge, LLC

Practice Areas: Medical malpractice, General litigation, Personal injury; view more

Licensed in Connecticut since: 1990

Education: Quinnipiac University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2022

Kennedy Johnson Schwab & Roberge, LLC

555 Long Wharf Drive
13th Floor
New Haven, CT 06511 Visit website

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An award-winning attorney, Stephanie Z. Roberge focuses her work on representing clients who have suffered instances of medical negligence as well as other personal injury incidents. She is a partner at Kennedy, Johnson, Schwab & Roberge, L.L.C., where she takes cases throughout the State of Connecticut.

In 1987, Ms. Roberge earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of Rhode Island, where she received a Bachelor's of Science in Pharmacy. She went on to receive a Juris Doctor from the Quinnipiac University School of Law in 1990.

While Ms. Roberge excels in all aspects of civil litigation, her medical background makes her an especially formidable foe in medical malpractice cases. She has the scientific knowledge as well as practical experience necessary to hold negligent parties accountable for mistakes. Her caseload has involved essentially all areas of medicine, including obstetrics and gynecology, oncology,general surgery, neurosurgery, internal medicine, emergency medicine, cardiology and orthopedics. In addition, she works on all types of complex personal injury cases, including claims of sexual assault, wrongful death, motorvehicle injuries and claims against the state.

As a result of her accomplishments, Ms. Roberge has been invited for membership in the most prestigious trial lawyers associations, including ACTL- the American College of Trial Attorneys, ABOTA-the American Board of Trial Advocates and the International Academy of Trial Lawyers; and, she has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America as one of the top personal injury lawyers in the country. Admitted to practice before all federal and state courts in Connecticut, as well as the state of New York, Ms. Roberge is prepared to take a claim wherever it needs to go in order to serve the best interest of the client. In negotiations and litigation, she always prioritizes the client’s needs. 

Active in the legal community, Ms. Roberge is a member and officer of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, the Connecticut Bar Association and  the New Haven County Bar Association.

Practice areas

Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff, General litigation, Personal injury - general: plaintiff

Focus areas

Medical malpractice, Birth injury, Delayed or incorrect diagnosis, Informed consent, Litigation, Animal bites, Motor vehicle accidents, Personal injury - plaintiff, Slip and fall, Wrongful death, Dram shop laws, Construction accident, Sexual abuse - plaintiff, Trucking accidents, Premises liability - plaintiff

  • 80% Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff
  • 10% General litigation
  • 10% Personal injury - general: plaintiff

First Admitted: 1990, Connecticut

Professional Webpage: https://www.kennedyjohnson.com/our-firm/attorneys/stephanie-...

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • CTLA co-chair and lecturer- numerous continuing education seminars. Topics have included-Medical Malpractice, Depostions of Experts, Suing the State, Daubert and Porter challenges,Voir Dire, Premises Liability
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Licensed pharmacist Rhode Island, 1987
  • Connecticut Bar, 1990
  • US District Court, Connecticut, 1991
  • NY Bar, 1991
  • Southern District of New York, 2018
  • Licenced pharmacist in Connecticut , 1989
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Connecticut, 1990
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 1991
  • New York, 1991
  • ABOTA- American Board of Trial Advocates, 2015
  • ACTL-American College of Trial Attorneys, 2018
  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers, 2019
  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA)-Board of Governors, Executive Committee,Medical Malpractice Committee, Continuing Legal Education Committee,Officer (Treasurer)
  • Best Lawyers in America, Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice 2018-2020, 2018
  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Member
  • American Association for Justice
  • New Haven County Bar Association, Member
Educational Background:
  • Quinnipiac University School of Law, 1990
  • University of Rhode Island, School of Pharmacy, B.S. Pharmacy, 1987
Honors/Awards:
  • American College of Trial Attorneys, ACTL- One of the premier legal associations in North America.  Fellowship in the College is extended by invitaion only and only after careful investigation, to those experienced trial lawyers of diverse backgrounds, who have mastered the art of advocacy and whose professional careers have been marked by the highest standards of ethical conduct, professionalism, civility and collegiality.  Lawyers must have a minimum of fifteen years trial experience before they can be considered for Fellowship. Membership in the College cannot exceed one percent of the total lawyer population of any state or province. There are currently approximately 5,800 members in the US and Canada.    , Fellow, American College of Trial Attorneys, 2018
  • Membership by invitation only. The Academy limits membership to 500 fellows from the US., Fellow, International Academy of Trial Lawyers, 2019
  • ABOTA-Recognized as one of the most prestigious organizations for trial lawyers.Membership by invitation only to select group of trial lawyers in the country. Criteria include high personal character, honorble reputation and extensive amount of trial experience. , Member, American College of Trial Advocates, 2015
  • Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice, Best Lawyers in America, 2020
  • Personal Injury, Best Lawyers in America, 2019
  •  Personal Injury, Best Lawyers in America, 2018
Verdicts/Settlements:
  • Medmal-State of CT-settlement/stipulated judgment-$975,000, 2017
  • Medical Malpractice (cardiology), wrongful death -jury verdict, $2,500,000, 2015
  • Municipal fall on sidewalk, jury verdict, $143,000, 2014

Office location for Stephanie Z. Roberge

555 Long Wharf Drive
13th Floor
New Haven, CT 06511

Phone: 866-689-1248

Selections

5 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2022

Top lists

Top 50: Connecticut Super Lawyers: 2022 Top 25: Women Connecticut Super Lawyers: 2022

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