Attorney Richard L. Aiken, Jr.
Richard L. Aiken, Jr. is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of The University of New Haven and Cum Laude graduate of Western New England College School of Law. He has been practicing workers' compensation law for over 35 years and has been certified by the Connecticut Bar Association as a Workers' Compensation Specialist. His previous experience included supervising workers' compensation claims for two major insurance companies. He has a background in forensic science and has particular expertise in medical-legal issues as they relate to the field of workers' compensation. He has appeared before the Compensation Review Board and the Connecticut Appellate Court. Attorney Aiken has spoken before many organizations on the subject of workers' compensation law. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Connecticut Bar Association and the Hartford County Bar Association. During 2004 and 2005 Attorney Aiken was the Chair of the Workers' Compensation Section of the Connecticut Bar Association. He also serves on the Workers' Compensation Commission Chairman's Legal Advisory Committee as well as the Workers' Compensation Executive Committee. Attorney Aiken is also admitted to practice in Massachusetts.
Attorney Aiken is "AV" by Martindale-Hubbell. Martindale-Hubbell states that "an AV® certification mark is a significant rating accomplishment - a testament to the fact that a lawyer's peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence."
Attorney Aiken has been selected by his peers to be included in Best Lawyers in America. He also has been designated as a Connecticut Super Lawyer and has been named by Connecticut and Hartford Magazine as one of the top Attorneys in the area of Workers' Compensation Law.
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