DAVID COMPAGNONE

Attorney Compagnone practices mainly in the areas of Criminal Defense, Personal Injury and Real Estate law.  He has tried numerous civil and criminal cases in both state and federal courts in Connecticut and Missouri.  In a case that gain international attention, Attorney Compagnone was lead trial counsel for the criminal homicide jury trial in State v. Benedetto Cipriani which was tried in Hartford Superior Court.  The entire three week trial was the first fully televised trial, broadcast throughout the State of Connecticut on CT-N.

Since joining The Kaloidis Law Firm, Attorney Compagnone has been assigned to lead the Personal Injury division.  His extensive litigation experience and proven record of success makes him the personal injury powerhouse that every injury plaintiff deserves on their side.   Attorney Compagnone’s two most recent trials, a Slip & Fall and an Auto Accident case, resulted in Plaintiff’s verdicts for our clients, the latter of which was a substantial verdict with non-economic recovery in excess of 15 times the medical bills. Additional recent results include:
·         Won jury verdict in the amount of $262,618.90 on a personal injury (car accident case). During the settlement negotiations they offered $15,000. Attorney Compagnone would have settled for $25,000.00 but since they did not match the demand, the case went to trial, resulting in a substantially larger amount than originally anticipated.

  • Negotiated a $1 million settlement for a Motorcycle Biker who was hit by a drunk driver and sustained extensive injuries to his leg.
  • Settled a car accident case for $756,000.00 for a client who sustained traumatic brain injury as a result of the accident.

Attorney Compagnone prepares every case as if it were going to trial.  His hard work and preparation put into each case has gained him a reputation as a no nonsense personal injury litigator; a fact well known to defense attorneys and insurance adjusters alike.

Prior to joining The Kaloidis Law Firm, Attorney Compagnone worked at various other law firms in Connecticut that concentrated on Plaintiff’s Personal Injury, Family Law and Criminal Defense. Attorney Compagnone has combined all of the knowledge he has gained throughout the years to create a systematic approach to successfully navigating both Personal Injury and Criminal Defense cases, from initial client contact through highly contentious courtside and jury trials.

Prior to practicing law in Connecticut, Attorney Compagnone worked in Missouri and Pro Hac Vice in Kansas. Attorney Compagnone’s trial work in the Midwest included contested Family Law cases as well as lead plaintiff’s counsel for the first jury trial in the U. S. on the Federal Employee Polygraph Protection Act, and as defense co-trial counsel on a Capital Murder-For-Hire case. While in Missouri, Attorney Compagnone also did appellate work, taking a Divorce case to the Missouri Supreme Court.

Attorney Compagnone has a Bachelors Degree in Marketing & Management from Missouri Southern State University and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Quinnipiac University. He is licensed to practice law in; Connecticut, Missouri, Federal District Court in the Western District of Missouri, Federal District Court in Connecticut.

Professional Affiliations

· Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
· Missouri Bar Association






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