Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers

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Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers

It takes experience and a special skill set to successfully represent injured clients and get the best possible results. With this is mind, the attorneys at Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers have chosen to limit their practice exclusively to personal injury law. Unlike other kinds of attorneys, our entire firm is dedicated to aggressively representing clients who have been injured due to the negligence and wrongful acts of others. We have over 140 years combined legal experience.


Jonathan Perkins


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Jonathan Perkins has recovered tens of millions of dollars in damages for his clients. He is dedicated to fighting to protect the interests of those who have suffered injuries. You can count on his experience and proven success record to assist you in obtaining the compensation you deserve.

Jonathan has had much success as a personal injury lawyer, and represents clients in practice areas including auto accidents, product liability, animal attacks such as dog bites, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, premises liability, slip & fall accidents, and wrongful death.

Jonathan Perkins graduated from Pace University, magna cum laude, with a B.A. in 1984. He received his Juris Doctor degree from New York University’s School of Law in 1987.


Wendy Kowarik

Supervising Attorney

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A lifelong resident of Connecticut, Wendi graduated from the University of New Haven, magna cum laude, with a degree in Criminal Justice and Political Science. She received her Juris Doctor degree from Catholic University of America, in Washington, DC in 1983.

She is admitted to practice law in the State of Connecticut and to the US District Court for the District of Connecticut. Wendi and her husband and children are active in their hometown politics, church, Boy Scouts, and Polish heritage programs.

Based in the New Haven Office of Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers, Wendi has been with the personal injury law firm since 2003. She is the firm’s supervising attorney.


Jeffrey Lynch

Personal Injury Lawyer

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Attorney Jeffrey D. Lynch graduated from Catholic University in Washington, DC with a B.A. degree in World Politics in 1981. He received his J.D. from Loyola University in New Orleans, LA in 1984.

Jeff is admitted to practice law in the State of Connecticut, the US District Court and the US 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals. He has been a litigating attorney since 1984, representing both insurance companies and individual clients in motor vehicle accidents, slip and falls and medical malpractice actions.

Jeff is based in the Bridgeport office of Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers.


Kevin Blake

Workers Compensation & Social Security Disability

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Attorney Kevin M. Blake, a lifelong resident of Ansonia, Connecticut, graduated from Providence College in 1982 with a degree in History. He received his juris doctorate degree in 1985 from California Western School of Law. Attorney Blake is admitted to practice in Connecticut, the District of Columbia and before the United States Supreme Court.

Kevin has been representing both employees and employers before the Workers’ Compensation Commission since 1990, having been a former staff counsel for CNA Insurance Companies. Kevin is a former member of the Board of Alderman of the City of Ansonia and is currently an officer of Webster Hose Hook and Ladder Co. No. 3. He holds a private pilot’s license.

Kevin, who resides with his wife, Karen, and daughter, Lindsay, in Ansonia, is based at the Bridgeport office of Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers.


Jean Hamer

Personal Injury Lawyer

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Attorney Jean Marie Hamer brings her extensive knowledge of personal injury cases in Connecticut to the representation of injured individuals. Attorney Hamer graduated from the University of Connecticut with a Bachelors of Science and received her Juris Doctor degree from Villanova University School of Law in 2001.

Prior to joining the firm, Jean worked for law firms in Bridgeport, Hartford and Boston defending corporate clients such as Stop & Shop, CVS, Family Dollar and State Farm Insurance Companies. Her experience in defending claims gives her a unique perspective as to how these claims are settled and defended in court.

When not at the office or in court, Jean enjoys going to the barn to see her American Quarter Horse, Impress Heiress (aka “Hershey”). She also practices Kundalini Yoga and became certified as a teacher in 2013.