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Thomas P. Barrett, Mediator & Arbitrator, West Hartford, Connecticut.

Thomas P. Barrett

Litigation Alternatives Inc.
433 South Main Street
Suite 213 West
West Hartford, CT 06110
Tel: (860) 521-8500
Fax: (860) 561-4533
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Recognized to Connecticut Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration Other ADR Services: Early Neutral Evaluation, Fact Finding, Insurance Umpire, Med-Arb, Mini-Trial Judge
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  • Practice Commenced1998
  • # of MEDS (as of 29/5/24)3000
  • # of ARBS (as of 29/5/24)1000
Current Practice
Online / In-Person


A native of Bridgeport, Connecticut, Tom moved to the metropolitan Hartford area after graduating with honors from Loyola University School of Law in New Orleans.

Since 1999 Tom has been a full time mediator, arbitrator and ADR consultant. Tom's practice as a civil litigator encompassed the areas of personal injury, product liability, real estate, municipal, commercial, probate, workers' compensation, and constitutional law. Additionally, as a mediator and arbitrator, Tom has also heard and been involved in matters of commercial construction, architectural practice, employment law, labor issues and condominium disputes.

Tom received mediation training from the Manville Mediation Training Project while participating in asbestos litigation. Tom has also had great success in the settlement of complex, multi-party mediations, where disputed questions of fact and law are of prime importance. Many of the cases Tom has mediated have settled in the six and seven figure range. While in private practice,

Tom's reputation, intelligence, skill and integrity led to him being selected regularly by his peers as a "mutually acceptable" hearing officer. Since entering the field of Alternative Dispute Resolution full time, his reputation has spread and he is now known throughout Connecticut.

Case Experience

  • Admiralty
  • Appellate
  • Automotive
  • Business Dissolution
  • Civil Rights
  • Commercial/Business
  • Condominiums
  • Construction
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Contract Disputes
  • Education
  • EEOC
  • Employment
  • Environmental
  • Family Businesses
  • Franchise
  • Insurance
  • Labor/Unions
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Libel & Slander
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Homes
  • Personal Injury
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Police
  • Premises Liability
  • Probate
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Public Policy
  • Railroad & Trucking
  • Real Estate
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Sports
  • Title Disputes
  • Torts
  • Unfair Competition
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Wrongful Death


  • Loyola University School of Law, New Orleans, LA - J.D. , May 1979 (Honors: Case Note Book Review Editor, Loyola Law Review)
  • Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT B.A., in History, May 1976 (Magna Cum Laude)

Memberships & Affiliations

Admitted to Federal District Court, United States Supreme Court and Connecticut State Courts

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