John A. Collins, III
Firm: Suisman Shapiro Attorneys-at-Law
Address: 2 Union Plaza
New London, CT 6320
Membership: Professional Associations and Memberships•American Bar Association, 1981 - Present •Connecticut Bar Association, 1981 - Present •New London County Bar Association, 1981 - Present •Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, 1981 - Present •American
University: College of the Holy Cross, B.A., 1978, Case Western Reserve University Law School, J.D., Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law, Member/Notes Editor, 1981
Admitted: 1981, Connecticut and U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
Biography: John A. Collins, III, is a Director/Shareholder who concentrates in the areas of Personal Injury Law and Civil Litigation. Attorney Collins currently serves as the Managing Partner of Suisman Shapiro. He is a member of the Connecticut Bar. Mr. Collins received his B.A. from the College of the Holy Cross (1978) and his J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law (1981) where he was a member and Notes Editor of the Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law. Attorney Collins is a member of the American, Connecticut and New London County Bar Associations. He is also a member of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, the Connecticut Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.Attorney Collins has successfully obtained verdicts or public settlements on behalf of clients ranging from a $10 Million settlement for a young girl badly burned in a school fire, a 2008 verdict of $379, 000 (including interest and costs) for a 22 year old woman injured in an automobile collision, a recent $225, 000 settlement for an individual wrongfully deprived of 401k funds and a $1 million judgment for a victim of sexual abuse. Disclaimer: Of course, past results are no indication as to the value or results likely to be obtained in any present and future claims.