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Contact information
First name Thomas Last name Cella
Full name Thomas P. Cella
Corporation Howard, Kohn, Sprague & Fitzgerald
Address 1 237 Buckingham Street
City Hartford
ZIP Code 06126-1798
State Connecticut
Phone (860) 525-3101 Fax (860) 247-4201
Assistant name Eileen McGee Assistant email
CC name Rene Deciantis CC email
Formal Qualifications & Memberships
Judge? No
ADR services 4,1,2
  • Western New England School of Law, J.D., 1983
  • University of Connecticut, B.A., 1979

National Board of Trial Advocacy, Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer American Trial Lawyers Association Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association American Bar Association Connecticut Bar Association Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association Hartford County Bar Association Manchester Bar Association


Tom Cella is a 1983 graduate of Western New England School of Law and spent one year as a law clerk for the Connecticut Superior Court before joining Howard, Kohn, Sprague & Fitzgerald in 1984. He was made a partner of the firm in 1991. Attorney Cella maintains a diverse litigation caseload which includes the representation of individuals, corporations and municipalities in all phases of trial practice.

He primarily represents both plaintiffs and defendants in personal injury litigation. For almost 20 years, Attorney Cella served as an Assistant Town Attorney for the Town of Manchester where he represented the Town in all civil litigation matters including civil rights claims against municipal employees and officials, contract disputes, construction matters, automobile and slip and fall accidents. He has also represented other municipalities and municipal officials throughout the State of Connecticut. Mr. Cella is certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy as a civil trial lawyer and has tried over 65 cases to verdict or judgment. He serves as a Special Master for the United States District Court, District of Connecticut and the Connecticut Superior Court where he assists in the resolution and settlement of pending civil matters.

Attorney Cella has been elected to membership in the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). ABOTA is a national organization of the top trial lawyers in the country representing both plaintiffs and defendants. He has been recognized by Connecticut Super Lawyers and is listed in Best Lawyers in America in the fields of personal injury, product liability litigation and medical malpractice. Attorney Cella has received the highest rating (AV) from Martindale-Hubbell.



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Practice started 2010
Dispute areas 15,18,20,42,44,47,50,61,65,67,70,71,94
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