Johnpatrick represents clients in a wide variety of personal injury matters, including automobile collisions, premises liability, animal attacks, workers compensation, wrongful death, and medical malpractice.  He has extensive legal experience in both bench and jury trials, as well as arguing before the Appellate Court. Johnpatrick’s goal is to make sure that all his clients receive the just compensation they deserve for their injuries.

Johnpatrick is recognized as a “Top 100” Trial Lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers Association (2013-2021) and is listed among the “Top 10” attorneys for client satisfaction by the American Institute of Personal Injury Lawyers (2016). He has been recognized by Premier Lawyers of America (2019) and The Best of The Best Attorneys (2019), and as the nation’s top one percent of attorneys by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel (2021).

 He has also received Lifetime Achievement recognition from America’s Top 100 Attorneys ® (2018).

Johnpatrick serves as an Attorney Trial Referee, a factfinder, and an arbitrator for the Judicial Districts of Bridgeport and Milford. In addition, he is a representative of the Connecticut Bar Associations House of Delegates District 5. He and his family live in Southport.



Thomas M. Cooley Law School, J.D. 1994

Missouri State University, M.P.A., 1991

Sacred Heart University, B.S., 1989


  • Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York

Honors & Awards

National Trial Lawyers Association, "Top 100", 2013-2021

American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys "Top 10" for client satisfaction, 2016

America's Top 100 Attorneys® Lifetime Achievement Recognition, 2018

Premier Lawyers of America, 2019 

Best of the Best Attorneys, 2019

Moffly Media's "Top Lawyers in Fairfield County", Personal Injury, 2021

National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2021


Professional Affiliations

Connecticut Bar Association

American Bar Association

Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association

American Association of Justice

Greater Bridgeport Bar Association

Support Staff

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