Board Certified Workers’ Compensation Specialist
Nationally Certified Medicare Set-Aside Consultant*
Angelo Paul Sevarino joined the firm of Morrissey, Morrissey & Mooney LLC as Of Counsel in 2012. Prior to that he was in private practice for 33 years and prior to that held position in regional and home office managerial positions within the commercial property-casualty insurance industry holding positions in commercial underwriting, commercial claims and field operations from 1972 to 1984.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology (BA’71) and Master of Arts degree in educational psychology (MA’72) from the University of Connecticut. While in graduate studies he was a graduate teaching assistant instructing a course in educational tests and measurements. He earned his Juris Doctor degree from Western New England College School of Law (JD’78). He is a Board Certified Specialist in Workers’ Compensation, is nationally credentialed by the Commission on Health Care Certification (CHCC) as a Medicare Certified Set-Aside Consultant (MSCC)*; is designated “Av” rated by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory; and sits as a member of the Workers’ Compensation Commission Legal Advisory Committee. He is admitted to all courts of the State of Connecticut, as well as the United States Federal District Court of Connecticut (1980) and the United States Supreme Court (1984).
He has been active in the Connecticut Bar Association since 1980; served as Secretary of the Connecticut Bar Association (1996-1997); was founder and first chair of the CBA Young Lawyers Section Workers’ Compensation Committee(1982-1984); served on the Examining Committee for applicants in the workers’ compensation Connecticut certification process; is a member of the CBA Workers’ Compensation Section Executive Committee since its inception serving as its founder and first chair (1984-1986); was founder and first editor of Compensation Quarterly, the quarterly review published by the CBA’s Workers’ Compensation Section(1990-1992); founded and chaired the Lawyer Specialty Committee (1993-1997) and served as Connecticut’s Liaison to the American Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Committee(1994-1997). He is a member of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association and a member of its Workers’ Compensation Committee; Workers Injury Law & Advocacy Group and National Alliance of Medicare Set-Aside Professionals.
He was inducted as a Fellow of The College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers (Class of 2011), the recipient of the 2005 Achievement Award presented by the Connecticut Italian American Bar Association and the 2007 recipient of the Edward Pomeranz/Edward O’Brien Memorial Award for Excellence and Achievement presented by the Workers’ Compensation Section of the Connecticut Bar Association. He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America, New England Super Lawyers, Connecticut Super Lawyers and Greater Hartford Top Attorneys
He holds appointments as a Magistrate for the Superior Court, Geographic Districts of Manchester, Rockville and New Britain and as a State Attorney Trial Referee/Arbitrator/Factfinder for the Judicial Districts of Hartford and New Britain.
He authors “Connecticut Workers’ Compensation After Reforms,” now in its Fifth Edition, “Settlements, Offsets & Set-Asides” (2004) and “Practitioner’s Guide To Settlements, Offsets & Set-Asides”(2009) and “Practitioner’s Reference Manual To Settlements, Offsets & Set-asides – Second Edition (April, 2013) all published by the Atlantic Law Book Company, West Hartford, Connecticut. He authored “Connecticut Workers’ Compensation-Basic Practice Manual” and co-authored June2013 “Connecticut Lawyers’ Deskbook” (Workers’ Compensation) both published by the Connecticut Bar Association.
He is a frequent lecturer at professional and business conferences and continuing legal education seminars on the subjects of workers’ compensation, Social Security and Medicare Setaside arrangements and is a former adjunct faculty member of Tunxis Community College where he lectured in Business Law.
*Connecticut does not certify lawyers as specialists in Medicare law.