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David B. Hartshorn

David Hartshorn 2022

New Britain



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David Hartshorn has been successfully handling personal injury cases for over thirty years. He graduated cum laude from Middlebury College, where he was named a Charles A. Dana Scholar and played varsity soccer and basketball. He received his juris doctor from the University of Connecticut School of Law, and he was admitted to the State of Connecticut Superior Court in 1986 and Federal Court in 1987. David has tried numerous personal injury cases to verdict in state court and at arbitrations, and several of his outstanding jury verdicts have been published in the Connecticut Law Tribune’s Top Verdicts, as well as in the New England Verdict Reporter. He is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association, American Association for Justice, and the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association.

Outside the legal field, David is a published author. His first novel, More Than Halfway There, was well-received by both critics and readers alike, and his second novel is due to be published in 2022. He has also studied guitar for many years. David lives in Burlington, and in his free time he enjoys golfing and biking.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Workers’ Compensation


  • 1986, Connecticut and U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
  • ISLN: 905174196


  • Law School: University of Connecticut, J.D., 1986
  • College: Middlebury College, B.A., cum laude, 1976, Charles A. Dana Scholar

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Hartford County Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American Association For Justice
  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association


Recent Reviews & Testimonials


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“BJM is simply awesome , the team helped me at a time when I needed it the most! I felt hopeless and lost almost everything, but they helped me pull through! Sandra, was an extreme help to me along the way also, and still helps till today! They literally helped me back on my feet after my injury, and I recommend BJM for your personal injury needs. Thank you guys for helping!”


Thanks David Hartshorn

“Attorney Hartshorn was excellent. He paid attention to my case and gave me answers to my questions quickly and I could understand.”

-Attorney Hartshorn was excellent!!!

“I am very happy to have BJM and staff as a part of my extended family. Thank you for all you have done to assist me now and in the future.”


Thank You.

"Jessica was wonderful!! Everyone was always available to answer my questions.

- Debbie

Fun Office-but also very professional.

“Just a great experience overall. Sandra is the best!! Fun office- but also very professional. Thank You!!”

- Carol