Attorney Richard Zayas was admitted to the Connecticut Bar in 1990 and was also admitted to practice before the Federal District Court in the District of Connecticut the same year. Attorney Zayas graduated   from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst (1980 cum laude), and the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University (Master City and Regional Planning, 1982). After working for several years for the General Assembly of the State of Connecticut (House of Representatives) he decided to attend the school of law at the University of Connecticut from where he received his law degree (1989).  He is a member of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association and the American Trial Lawyers Association.

Attorney Zayas has been practicing law in the Hartford area since 1990 and has represented thousands of victims in accident cases such as motor vehicle accidents, slip and falls and medical malpractice. He has tried many jury cases particularly representing clients injured in motor vehicle and slip and fall accidents.  He has also briefed and argued cases before the Supreme and Appellate Court of the State of Connecticut.

For over ten years Attorney Zayas has been presenting the program “La ley y Usted (“The Law and You”) every Wednesday at noon time on WPRX 1120 AM.  He has also prepared and conducted many special programs dealing with Caribbean music, his second passion.  Attorney Zayas is well known in the Hartford Community for his involvement and support of cultural and musical organizations and events. Although he is extremely busy with the practice of law, he always finds time to relax with his music and his vast collection of percussion instruments.

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Attorney Maximiliano Zayas joined Attorney Richard Zayas in November 2007.  Max Zayas grew up in New England. He graduated from Boston College Law School.  Max Zayas returned to New England from Miami, Florida where he practiced for four years with the distinguished law firm of Gaebe, Mullen, Antonelli, Esco & Dimatteo.  There he focused his practice in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death, premises liability, products liability, medical malpractice, insurance coverage and bad faith, and construction defect. 

He is a strong believer in helping the injured receive fair compensation for injuries and losses suffered due to the negligence of others.  Although his career is just beginning Mr. Zayas has already obtained a multi-million dollar verdict in a wrongful death case in Florida. 

He is a member of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association and the American Association for Justice, both of which fight for the rights of injured individuals.  He also takes pride in being a member of the Connecticut Hispanic Bar Association. 

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