Gerald V. Davino

Phone: (860) 563-6200
Fax: (860) 563-6206

Gerald Davino II
Managing Partner


  • California Western School of Law, San Diego, CA
    Juris Doctor, 1994
  • American Jurisprudence Awards: Trial Practice & Business Organizations; full time certified legal intern, San Diego County District Attorney's Office, Spring Semester, 1994
  • University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
    Bachelor of Arts, Economics, 1991
  • Dean's List five semesters


Mr. Davino passed the July 1994 California Bar Exam and was admitted to practice in California State Court and the Federal District Court, Southern District of California (San Diego). Upon relocation back to his home state of Connecticut in September 1995, he was admitted to the Federal District Court, District of Connecticut, in the fall 1995 and passed the February 1996 Connecticut Bar Exam and was admitted to practice in Connecticut State Courts thereafter.

Since graduating law school Mr. Davino has been practicing in a variety of civil litigation areas as well as in workers' compensation matters. He has extensive trial experience as well as experience in arbitration and mediation matters. Mr. Davino joined Testan Law on August 1, 2005.

Mr. Davino is an active member of the Connecticut Bar Association and Workers' Compensation Section. He also belongs to the Risk & Insurance Management Society (RIMS) and the Connecticut Farmington Valley Chapter. Recently, Mr. Davino became a member of the Claims and  Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) and is the Connecticut State Membership Committee Chairperson. He is also an inactive member of the California Bar Association.

Most recently, Mr. Davino received the prestigious designation of Certified Litigation Management Professional (CLMP) from the CLM's Litigation Management Institute. He became a participant in the firm's Sports Law Practice Group and is an active member of the Sports Lawyers Association.


December 6, 2007 & December 7, 2007:  Guest Lecturer on behalf of National Business Institute for wc seminar, topic discussed: “Results Oriented Hearing Strategies”

January 21,2009: Guest lecturer on behalf of National Business Institute for wc seminar, topics discussed:  “preparing for the pre-hearing conference, trial strategies, conducting direct and cross exam of medical experts, and effectively refuting the other side’s case”   Published Article:  Workers’ Compensation Quarterly, Winter 2009 Edition:  “Unilateral Cessation of Prescription Drug Treatment:  The Law and Consequences”.  A Point, counterpoint article co-written with a claimant’s counsel   Recognition:  The Hartford Advocate, January,1 2009 Edition:  recognized as a Top 20 Atty in Hartford County.

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