James G. Williams

Top rated State, Local & Municipal attorney in North Haven, Connecticut

Williams, Walsh & O'Connor, LLC
James G. Williams
Williams, Walsh & O'Connor, LLC

Practice Areas: State, Local & Municipal, Personal Injury

Licensed in Connecticut since: 1986

Education: Quinnipiac University School of Law

Languages Spoken: Armenian, English

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2023

Williams, Walsh & O'Connor, LLC

37 Broadway
1st Floor
North Haven, CT 06473 Visit website


James G. Williams is an attorney at the law firm of Williams, Walsh & O’Connor, LLC, in North Haven, Connecticut. Mr. Williams focuses his practice on personal injury law, as well as local and state municipal law. He serves clients in North Haven and throughout the greater New Haven area.

Mr. Williams has more than 30 years of experience and is a qualified litigator. Over his time in practice, he has represented numerous major clients, including various towns and cities in Connecticut. In his personal injury practice, he handles matters involving car accidents, defective products, motorcycle accidents, products liability and other catastrophic injuries. He has recovered millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts, leading to his inclusion in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

In recognition of his accomplishments, Mr. Williams is the recipient of an AV Preeminent* peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell. He is active in his legal community and a member of the New Haven County Bar Association, the Connecticut Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the American Association for Justice.

In addition, Mr. Williams belongs to the Defense Research Institute and volunteers with the Quinnipiac University School of Law Civil Justice Clinic. He is a guest speaker on personal injury and insurance topics, and an instructor for the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities.

Mr. Williams earned a bachelor’s degree from Providence College and received his law degree from Quinnipiac University School of Law. He holds an active license to practice law in Connecticut and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

State, Local & Municipal, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 50% State, Local & Municipal
  • 50% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 1986, Connecticut

Professional Webpage: https://www.williamswalshandoconnor.com/Attorneys/James-G-Wi...

  • American Jurisprudence Award for Excellence in the Study of Administrative Law, 1985 - Present
  • Preeminent Rating by Peer Group of Lawyers
  • American Jurisprudence Award for Excellence in the Study of Evidence, 1986 - Present
  • Civil Law Clinic, Quinnipiac College School of Law, Hamden, Connecticut, 1986
  • Million Dollar Club for multiple verdicts in excess of $1 million
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Instructor, Municipal Liability & Loss Control, Connecticut Conference of Municipalities
  • Guest Lecturer, Personal Injury Litigation Matters, Various Insurance Companies, Claims Associations and Peer Groups
Representative Clients:
  • Karl Pepin vs. Christopher Cacchillo, NNH-CV-94-0364290-S
  • Konover Construction Company
  • Tarragon Management
  • Guilford Specialty Group
  • City of New London
  • Thomas Collette, Collette Physical Therapy
  • Charles McGuire v. Donald James, 88-0266445, Superior Ct, New Haven 1990
  • Town of New Canaan
  • Levitsky & Berney, P.C., Certified Public Accountants
  • Barbara Boczer, Administratrix of the Estate of Paul Boczer vs. John Doe, M.D., FST-CV-03-0197813-S, Superior Court, Stamford/Norwalk
  • Carregis Insurance Company
  • Michael Feltes, M.D., Sound Seniors Geriatrics, LLC
  • Joseph Pajor vs. Town of Wallingford, NNH-CV-94-366807-S, Superior Court, New Haven
  • Frontier Insurance Company
  • Gertrude Gayton vs. City of East Haven, CV-01-0276090-S, Judicial District, New Haven
  • Connecticut Interlocal Risk Management Association
  • VFIS Claims Management
  • Metropolitan Transit Authority
  • Kathleen Gambrell, Claims Manager, Connecticut Interlock Risk Management Agency
  • Ann Marie Ciotti v. St. Mary's Hospital, 87-079148, Superior Ct, Waterbury 1991
  • City of Danbury
  • William O'Connell, Engle Martin & Associates
  • Estate of Kristine E. Pire and Mischelle Pire vs. CWPM, LLC and Kenneth W. Clark, NNI-CV-01-0279026-S, Superior Court, New Haven
  • Housing Authority Risk Retention Group
  • Mark Tebbets, New England Code Consulting
  • Robert Denes vs. Allstate Insurance Company, NNH-CV-98-0418681-S, Superior Court, New Haven
  • First Specialty Insurance Company
  • Robert Sullivan, Claims Manager, The Housing Authority Risk Retention Group, Inc.
  • John A. Radziunas vs. Harbor Health Services, Inc., NNH-CV-02-0462946-S, Superior Court, New Haven
  • Connecticut Conference of Municipalities
  • Mettler-Toledo, Inc.
  • First Financial Insurance Company
  • Whiteway Laundry, Inc.
  • Town of Stonington
  • Alfredo L. Axtmayer, M.D.
  • Jean Elliott, Administratrix of the Estate of Kevin Elliott vs. City of Waterbury, UWY-CV-93-0117411-S, Superior Court, Waterbury
  • City of Hamden
  • Spectrum Engineering Group, LLC
  • Kelly McCurdy vs. Christopher Lachmund and System Engineering, NNI-CV-01-0278180-S, Superior Court, New Haven
  • Engle Martin and Associates
  • Michael A. Kolakowski, President, Konover Construction Corporation
  • Nancy Dembiczak vs. John Doe, M.D., NNH-CV-91-0325659-S, Superior Court, New Haven
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Connecticut, 1986
  • Federal Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute of Connecticut
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1988
  • American Association for Justice
  • New Haven Bar Association
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1987
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • University Civil Law Clinic
Educational Background:
  • Providence College, B.A., 1983

Office location for James G. Williams

37 Broadway
1st Floor
North Haven, CT 06473

Phone: 203-896-4631


14 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2023

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