59 Elm Street, New Haven CT 06510
T 203-624-9500  

Timothy P. Pothin

Partner

"Victims of life-altering events confront each day with the kind of courage that inspires us to do our very best work."
+Overview

A seasoned trial attorney, Tim Pothin has been arguing cases in the State and Federal Courts for thirty years. His career began as a prosecutor. In private practice, he has tried dozens of complex civil and criminal cases to verdict. Certified as a Civil Trial Advocacy Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, Tim handles medical malpractice, catastrophic personal injury, products liability and wrongful death.

With years of experience across several practice areas, Tim is a respected member of the trial bar known for his adaptive courtroom style and his strong advocacy skills. As a forward-thinking and meticulous lawyer, he believes that preparation and attention-to-detail ensures the best possible outcome for each client. Giving clients hope and confidence, Tim has brought many difficult cases to verdict and has successfully prosecuted several wrongful death cases resulting in large recoveries for his clients.

Tim was a trial advocacy instructor for the National Institute of Trial Advocacy for several years and has lectured on the admissibility of expert testimony for the National Business Institute. AV-rated by Martindale Hubbell, Tim is also a James Cooper fellow of the Connecticut Bar Foundation. Like his partners, he believes strongly in public service and is an active member in the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association.


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Education

University of Florida, 1980

University of Bridgeport School of Law, 1985

Awards & Recognitions

AV-Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Best Lawyers In America, personal injury litigation 

Connecticut Super Lawyer, personal injury litigation, 2006-2016

New England Super Lawyer, personal injury litigation, 2006-2016

Admissions

States of Connecticut and New York

U.S. District Court (District of Connecticut)

U.S. Court of Appeals (Second Circuit)

Memberships

Attorneys Information Exchange Group

Board-certified in Civil Trial Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA)

Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association

Connecticut Bar Association

New Haven County, Milford and Greater Bridgeport Bar Associations


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What's on my playlist

Eddie Vedder, Marvin Gaye, Cold Play

Last read

The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown

What I do when not
practicing law

Try out my gourmet skills in the kitchen, travel with my family, or play tennis with friends


Favorite food

Chicken Scarpariello

Favorite movie/TV character

The Hustler with Paul Newman

One thing I cannot live without

Coffee ice cream

Favorite vacation spot

Charleston, S.C.

Favorite sports team

NY Giants

I am a fanatic about

A clean car

Quote I live by

This above all: to thine own self be true.

+Education
Education

University of Florida, 1980

University of Bridgeport School of Law, 1985

+Awards & Recognitions
Awards & Recognitions

AV-Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Best Lawyers In America, personal injury litigation 

Connecticut Super Lawyer, personal injury litigation, 2006-2016

New England Super Lawyer, personal injury litigation, 2006-2016

+Admissions
Admissions

States of Connecticut and New York

U.S. District Court (District of Connecticut)

U.S. Court of Appeals (Second Circuit)

+Memberships
Memberships

Attorneys Information Exchange Group

Board-certified in Civil Trial Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA)

Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association

Connecticut Bar Association

New Haven County, Milford and Greater Bridgeport Bar Associations

+Related News +What's on my playlist
What's on my playlist

Eddie Vedder, Marvin Gaye, Cold Play

+Last Read
Last read

The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown

+What I do when not
practicing law
What I do when not
practicing law

Try out my gourmet skills in the kitchen, travel with my family, or play tennis with friends


+Favorite Food
Favorite food

Chicken Scarpariello

+Favorite movie/TV character
Favorite movie/TV character

The Hustler with Paul Newman

+One thing I cannot live without
One thing I cannot live without

Coffee ice cream

+Favorite vacation spot
Favorite vacation spot

Charleston, S.C.

+Favorite sports team
Favorite sports team

NY Giants

+I am a fanatic about
I am a fanatic about

A clean car

+Quote I live by
Quote I live by

This above all: to thine own self be true.

Timothy P. Pothin

203-624-9500

tpothin@
faxonlawgroup.com

59 Elm Street
New Haven CT 06510