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Robert Ryel Sheldon

Robert Ryel Sheldon, American Lawyer ( law: pract. & administration)Civil litigation, stateCivil litigation, federalPersonal injury (including property damage)lawyer. Recipient American Jurisprudence award Bancroft-Whitney Company/Lawyers Cooperative Public Company, 1972.

Background

  • Sheldon, Robert Ryel was born on February 18, 1949 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States. Son of Frederick C. and Mary E. (Quinn) Sheldon.

  • Education

    • College of The Holy Cross (Bachelor of Arts, 1971). University of Connecticut (Juris Doctor, 1974).

    Career

    • Worked at Tremont & Sheldon, P.C. (Bridgeport, Connecticut) specializing in Civil Litigation in Federal and State Courts. Personal Injury and Commercial Law. Admitted to the bar, 1974, Connecticut.

      Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award. State Trial Referee, Fact-Finder/Arbitrator, State of Connecticut Superior Court (1990-1997). Member, State of Connecticut Judicial Review Council (1997—).

      Special Master, United States District Court (1994—). Member, State of Connecticut Workers Compensation Commission Committee on Uniform Procedures (1990-1991). Member, State of Connecticut Workers Compensation Legal Advisory Board (1992—).

      Member: Greater Bridgeport (Lecturer, Continuing Legal Education Program, 1987—), Connecticut (Lecturer, Continuing Legal Education Program, 1980—. Member, Executive Committee, Workers Compensation Section, 1988—) and American Bar Associations. Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association (Member, Board of Governors, 1987—.

      Parliamentarian, 1990-1991. Secretary, 1991-1992. Treasurer, 1992-1993.

      Vice President, 1993-1994. President-elect, 1994-1995. President, 1995-1996.

      Lecturer, Continuing Legal Education Program, 1979—). The Association of Trial Lawyers of America. Fellow, Connecticut Bar Foundation.

      Tremont & Sheldon, P.C., has traditionally limited its size and specialty in order to give each matter individual care and attention. Since 1961, we have specialized in plaintiff's personal injury litigation in the federal and state courts ranging from simple automotive accidents to complex multi-victim disasters.

    Membership

    Member, State of Connecticut Judicial Review Council (1997—). Special Master, United States District Court (1994—). Member, State of Connecticut Workers Compensation Commission Committee on Uniform Procedures (1990-1991).

    Member, State of Connecticut Workers Compensation Legal Advisory Board (1992—). Member: Greater Bridgeport (Lecturer, Continuing Legal Education Program, 1987—), Connecticut (Lecturer, Continuing Legal Education Program, 1980—. Member, Executive Committee, Workers Compensation Section, 1988—) and American Bar Associations.

    Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association (Member, Board of Governors, 1987—. Parliamentarian, 1990-1991. Secretary, 1991-1992.

    Treasurer, 1992-1993. Vice President, 1993-1994. President-elect, 1994-1995.

    President, 1995-1996. Lecturer, Continuing Legal Education Program, 1979—). The Association of Trial Lawyers of America.

    Fellow, Connecticut Bar Foundation. Fellow, Connecticut Bar Foundation.

    Connections

    • Married Deborah J. Goodwin, April. Children: Jeffrey D., Christopher R. Bachelor of Arts History, College.
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    Born February 18, 1949
    (age 68)