Jeffrey P Dressler

Jeffrey P Dressler

Hartford, Connecticut

Attorney Dressler is  licensed in  Connecticut, Pennsylvania and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.  He is  admitted to the U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut,  U.S. District Court, District of Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Federal Court of Appeals, First District, Boston. Attorney Dressler is a member of the American Association for Justice, Civil Justice Foundation, Inter American Bar Association, the National and Connecticut Hispanic Bar Associations.   He is a bi-lingual,  multi-faceted  and multi-cultural  community activist. He has served  and serves on various non-profit board of directors,  is a former radio station owner, a third-degree black belt in the martial arts, ring announcer,  member of the State Boxing Commission and founder of  Mega Education® , A Scholastic Incentive System, serving  inner-city school children  as a conduit for creative, socially responsible corporate support of scholastic incentives.

Areas of Practice

  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Tractor Trailer & Trucking Accidents
  • Motorcycle & Bicycle Accidents
  • Pedestrian v. Auto Accidents
  • Medical Malpractice

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut
  • Pennsylvania
  • Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
  • U.S. District Court District of Puerto Rico
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut
  • U.S. Federal Courts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit


  • Inter-American University of Puerto Rico School of Law, Santurce, Puerto Rico
    • J.D
    • Law Review: Law Review, Editor, 1977 - 1978
  • Connecticut University, Storrs, Connecticut
    • B.A - 1972
    • Major: Political Science-Economics
  • University of Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain
    • Diploma in Hispanic Studies

Honors and Awards

  • Latino & Puerto Rican Affairs Commission Community Service Award, 2014
  • Lex Innovatio Award for Innovative Community Outreach , 2013
  • Society of Latin American Firefighters Community Service Award, 2011
  • Hartford Guardians- of Hartford Police Community Service Award, 2004

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Association for Justice, Member, 1979 - Present
  • Civil Justice Foundation, Member, 1979 - Present
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
  • Inter American Bar Association
  • National and Connecticut Hispanic Bar Associations
  • Broad Park Development Corporation
  • Casa De Puerto Rico
  • Park Street Council
  • San Juan Center, Inc.
  • San Juan Center Sports, Inc.
  • Bushnell Carousel Society
  • Hartford Board of Education, Business-Education Outreach

Past Employment Positions

  • U.S. District Court, District of Puerto Rico, Law Clerk
  • U.S Attorney’s Office, Law Clerk
  • WLAT, Latino 1230AM Radio, Former Owner

Pro Bono Activities

  • Community Relations Council, Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford
  • Corporator, Hebrew Healthcare
  • Corporator, Catholic Family Services
  • Corporator, Village for Families & Children
  • Member, State Boxing Commission
  • Mega Education® -Scholastic Incentive System, 1990 - Present
  • USA Boxing, 1992 - Present


  • Portuguese
  • Spanish