Kristen L. Stumpo

Kristen L. Stumpo

Associate

Office

Practice Groups

Kristen L. Stumpo has dedicated her practice to workers' compensation defense for more than half of her career. She counsels and defends employers, insurance carriers, third-party administrators, and self-insured clients in all stages of workers’ compensation litigation, from intake to formal hearings and appeal. Kristen has extensive experience in all stages of litigation, including representing respondents before the Workers’ Compensation Commission in all districts across Connecticut, deposing claimants and witnesses, conducting medical-legal conferences and depositions of medical experts, and advising clients on all aspects of the claim. She has tried numerous cases and regularly appeals to the Connecticut Compensation Review Board, where she recently obtained a favorable decision affirming the full dismissal of a claim.

Kristen's practice also includes representing clients in claims relating to personal injury, premises liability, general liability, construction, and Dram Shop liability. She is skilled in discovery depositions, liability expert communications, pleading practice, short calendar argument, court appearances, and all other trial preparations. Her background in general liability complements her workers' compensation practice as she is proficient in handling subrogation matters for workers’ compensation respondent-carriers seeking to recover on their liens.

Kristen received her bachelor’s in Liberal Arts and Legal Studies, graduating summa cum laude, from Quinnipiac University before going on to earn her juris doctor from the university’s School of Law. As a law student, Kristen was a successful member of the Mock Trial team, and has since returned to serve as a judge for similar competitions held by the university. She also spent a semester abroad at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland.

Representative Matters
  • Obtained a favorable decision from the Connecticut Compensation Review Board affirming the full dismissal of a claim.
Admitted to Practice
  • Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut
  • Mohegan Sun Gaming Disputes Court
Education
  • Quinnipiac University, J.D., 2010
  • Quinnipiac University, B.A., 2007
Publications