Law Office of Angelo Paul Sevarino
Attorney at Law
Call today!
Angelo Paul Sevarino
  • Attorney At Law, Of Counsel
Location:
East Windsor, CT
Phone:
Fax:
Email:
profile

Angelo Paul Sevarino has maintained a private practice of law since 1980. In 2012 he became of Counsel with the firm of Morrissey, Morrissey, & Mooney, LLC with offices in West Hartford and Naugatuck. Prior to entering the private practice of law, he was employed in regional and home office managerial positions within the commercial property-casualty insurance industry holding positions in commercial underwriting, commercial claims and field operations.

He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology (BA'71) and Master of Arts degree in educational psychology (MA'72) from the University of Connecticut. While a graduate student he was 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 since May 2001, is nationally credentialed by the commission on Health Care Certification (CHCC) as a Medicare Set-Aside Consultant- Certified (MSCC)*, served on the Examining Committee for applicants in the Connecticut Workers' Compensation certification process 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. He is a former officer and served as its Secretary (1996-1997); was the founder and first chair of the CBA Young Lawyers Section Workers' Compensation Committee (1982-1984); is a member since its inception of the CBA Workers' Compensation Section Executive Committee serving as its founder and first chair (1984-1986); Was a 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). In addition to his membership with the Connecticut Bar Association he is a long-time member of the workers Injury Law & Advocacy Group (WILG) and National Alliance of Medicate Set-Aside Professions (NAMSAP).

He is rated..."Av" by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, was inducted in 2011 as a FELLOW of the College of Workers' Compensation Lawyers; is the recipient of the 2005 Achievement Award presented by the Connecticut Italian 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 recognized in The Best Lawyers in America, Top Lawyers in New England, Connecticut Super Lawyers, New England Super Lawyers, Top Attorneys in Connecticut, Greater Hartford Top Attorneys and Top Rated Lawyers in Healthcare.

He holds appointments as a Magistrate for the Superior Court, Judicial Districts of Hartford and Tolland and served for many years as a State Attorney Trial Referee/Arbitrator/Factfinder for the Judicial Districts of Hartford and New Britain. He is also the Democratic Registrar of Voters for East Windsor, CT and is certified as a registrar of Voters by the state of Connecticut.

He is a principal in Integrated Settlement Solutions, a mediation firm located in Farmington, CT.

He authors "Settlements, Offsets and Set-Asides" (2004), "Practitioner's Guide to Settlements, Offsets and Set-Asides" (2009), "practitioner's Reference Manual to Settlements, Offsets and Set-Asides" (2013) and "Practitioners' Reference Manual to Settlements, Offsets and Set-Asides- Second Edition" (2016), with Cumulative Supplement NO. 1 92018) all published by Atlantic Law Book Company, West Hartford, CT. He also currently authors "Connecticut Worker' Compensation After Reforms" now in its Seventh Edition.

 

 

Areas of Practice

  • Administrative Law
  • Workers' Compensation Law 40%
  • Administrative Hearings & Adjudication
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Arbitration
  • Mediation
  • Private Judging
  • Civil Rights
  • Disability & Illness Discrimination
  • Government Agencies & Programs
  • Medicare & Medicaid
  • Social Security -- Disability 10%
  • Social Security -- Retirement & Survivors Benefits
  • Health & Health Care Law
  • Disability
  • State & Municipal Employees
  • Workers' Compensation Appeals
  • Workers' Compensation Fraud
  • Medicare Secondary Compliance 50%

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Workers Compensation Medicare Set Aside Consultant, Workers Compensation Section Connecticut Bar Association, 2001
  • Board Certified Workers Compensation Specialist, Connecticut Bar Association Standing Committee on Workers Compensation Certification, 2001
  • Nationally Credentialed by the Commission on Health Care Certification (CHCC) as a Medicare Set-Aside Consultant Certified (MSCC), 2008
  • Workers' Compensation Specialist , Connecticut Bar Association , 2001
  • Medicare Set-Aside Certified Consultant , Commission on Health Care Certification, 2011

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 1980
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 1980
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1984

Education

  • Western New England College School of Law, Springfield, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 00/1978
  • University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut
    • M.A. - 1972
    • Honors: Graduate Teaching Assistant
    • Major: Educational Psychology
  • University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut
    • B.A. - 1971
    • Major: Psychology
  • Enfield High School Enfield, Connecticut
    • Insurance Institute of America
      • Major: Property-Casualty Insurance

    Published Works

    • Connecticut Workers' Compensation After Reforms, Atlantic Law Book Company, Fourth Edition, 2010
    • Practitioner's Guide to Settlements, Offsets and Set-Asides, Atlantic Law Book Company, 2009
    • Connecticut Workers' Compensation After Reforms, Atlantic Law Book Company 2002; Update Release No. 1, 2003; Update Release No. 2, 2005; Update Release No. 3, 2006 ; Update Release No. 4, 2008, Third Edition, 1995
    • Settlements, Offsets and Set Asides, Atlantic Law Book Company, 2004
    • Connecticut Workers' Compensation After Reforms, Atlantic Law Book Company, 1999, Commutative Supplements 2000, 2001, Second Edition
    • Connecticut Workers' Compensation After Reforms, Atlantic Law Book Company, 1994, Cumulative Supplements 1995, 1996, 1997
    • Connecticut Lawyers' Desk book, Connecticut Workers' Compensation, (Co-Author), Connecticut Bar Association, 1998, 2008
    • Connecticut Workers' Compensation - Connecticut Basic Practice Manual, Connecticut Bar Association 1986, 1993
    • A Form 36 A Carrier's Catch 22, The Journal of the Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association, June, 1986
    • A Revised Regulations Changes and Additions Every Attorney Should Know, The Connecticut Law Tribune, 20 CLT 1, 21, December 27, 1993, January 3, 1994
    • AA Revamped System, The Connecticut Law Tribune Magazine, April 25, 1994
    • Specialty Certification for Connecticut Counsel, The Connecticut Law Tribune, 20 CLT 46,23, November 21, 1994
    • A Workers' Compensation Costs: Independent Contractor or Employee, The Balance Sheet, Lillis & Burnett CPA's Fall, 1996
    • A The Invasion of Managed Care, The Connecticut Law Tribune Magazine, February 3, 1997
    • A Impact of the Elimination of Pre-Existing Condition, Compensation Quarterly, Spring, 1999
    • A Medicare Set-Aside Mechanisms - Frequently Asked Questions, Compensation Quarterly, Fall, 2003
    • A An Expanding Role For Medicare Set-Asides, The Connecticut Law Tribune, 35 CLT 5, September 21, 2009
    • Medicare Set-aside Accounts, Compensation Quarterly, Vol. 22, No. 1, Spring, 2012
    • Practitioner's Reference Manual to Settlements, Offsets & Set-Asides, Atlantic Law Book Company , 2013
    • Connecticut Workers' Compensation After Reforms, Atlantic Law Book Company, Seventh Edition, 2017
    • Connecticut Workers' Compensation After Reforms, Atlantic Law Book Company, Sixth Edition, 2015
    • Connecticut Workers' Compensation After Reforms, Atlantic Law Book Company, Centennial Edition, 2013
    • Connecticut Workers' Compensation After Reforms, Atlantic Law Book Company, Second Edition, Cummutative Supplements 2001, 2001, 1999
    • Connecticut Lawyers' Deskbook, Connecticut Workers' Compensation, Connecticut Bar Association, 1998, 2008 Co-Author

    Representative Clients

    • Individuals and Law Firms throughout Connecticut

    References

    • John A. Mastropietro, Chairman, Connecticut Workers' Compensation Commission, Hartford, CT 06105

    Honors and Awards

    • Rating of AAV By Martindale Hubbell Law Directory's Highest Accolade
    • Edward Pomeranz/Edward O'Brien Memorial Award for Excellence and Achievement, Workers' Compensation Section of the Connecticut Bar Association
    • Connecticut Italian American Bar Association, 2005 Achievement Award
    • The Best Lawyers in America
    • Connecticut Super Lawyers
    • New England Super Lawyers
    • Top Attorneys In Connecticut and Greater Hartford
    • Martidale-Hubbell Law Directory Av rated

    Professional Associations and Memberships

    • Connecticut Bar Association
    • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
    • Connecticut Bar Association, Officer, 1996 to 1997
    • Connecticut Bar Association, Secretary, 1996 to 1997
    • Connecticut Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, Executive Committee Member, 1982 to 1984
    • Connecticut Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Section, Executive Committee Member, 1984 to Present
    • Founder and first chairperson, Workers' Compensation Committee, Young Lawyers Executive Committee Member, 1982 to 1984
    • Workers' Compensation Section, Connecticut Bar Association, Founder and First chairperson, 1984 to 1986
    • Compensation Quarterly, quarterly review for Workers Compensation Section of the Connecticut Bar Association, Founder and First Editor, 1990 to 1992
    • Connecticut Bar Association Workers' Compensation Certification, Chair, Standing Committee
    • Connecticut Liaison to American Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Committee, 1994 to 1997
    • Connecticut Bar Association, Member, Examining Committee of the Standing Committee on Workers' Compensation Certification, 2001 to 2009
    • Workers Injury Law & Advocacy Group, 1995 to Present
    • National Alliance of Medicare Set-Aside Professionals, 2010 to Present

    Past Employment Positions

    • Full Time, Attorney-at-Law, 1985 to 1985
    • Part Time, Attorney-at-Law, 1980 to 1985
    • Aetna Insurance Company, Mid-West Region, Special Multi-Peril Underwriter, 1973 to 1974
    • Allstate Insurance Company, New England Region, Commercial Underwriter and Commercial Claims Supervisor, 1974 to 1979
    • Orion Capital Companies (Security Insurance Group), Regional Commercial Underwriting Manager and Field Underwriting Director, 1979 to 1985
    • Tunxis Community College, Lecturer Business Law, 1980 to 1982
    • Judicial District of Hartford at Manchester and Rockville, Magistrate, 1998 to 2012
    • Judicial Districts of Hartford and New Britain, State Attorney Trial Referee, 1990 to 2012
    • Insurance Department, Administrative Law Hearing Officer, 2007 to 2012
    • Judicial Districts of Hartford and New Britain, Arbitrator/Fact Finder, 1990 to 2012
    • Workers Compensation Commission Legal Advisory Committee, Member, 2008 to 2012

    Ancillary Businesses

    • Integrated Settlement Solutions, Farmington, CT 06032

    Languages

    • English

    Fraternities/Sororities

    • Phi Kappa Theta

    Contact The Firm

    New Releases

    Practitioners Guide

    Practitioner’s Reference Manual To Settlements, Offsets & Set-asides – Second Edition… to order click here

    Centennial Edtion

    Connecticut Workers’ Compensation After Reforms – Sixth Edition…to order click here