Michael R. Kerin received his law degree from Quinnipiac University School of Law, Summa Cum Laude, after receiving his M.A. in English from Middlebury College in Middlebury, VT, his M.F.A. in creative writing from American University, in Washington, D.C. and his B.A. in English from Vassar College, in Poughkeepsie, NY.
The CBA’s Workers’ Compensation Certification Program
He is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association, the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association as well as a former member of the American Trial Lawyers Association. He was the Chairman of the Workers’ Compensation Specialization Committee from 2009 through 2014. He is a former editor of the Connecticut Bar Association’s publication “Compensation Quarterly” and has authored three articles in this publication.
To obtain the Workers' Compensation Specialist Certification, attorney Kerin:
demonstrated that no less than twenty-five percent of their total practice has been in the area of workers’ compensation law;
engaged in the practice of law in Connecticut for at least 5 years and been a member in good standing of each bar in which the attorney is admitted;
maintained a malpractice policy with minimum limits of $300,000 per occurrence;
have a satisfactory disciplinary and malpractice history;
participated in a minimum of thirty-six hours of continuing legal education activities in the area of workers’ compensation law in the three years prior to filing the application;
have a minimum of five references from other attorneys knowledgeable regarding the applicant’s practice and competence; and
have passed a one-day written examination.
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Mike Kerin is a lawyer in Milford, and his daughter, Michaela, is a student at The University Of Miami. In their column, this father and daughter bicker and banter about boys, curfews, homework, stress at school, dress codes, and a host of other issues that represent the jagged edges of adolescence which they must navigate every day, sometimes with humor, sometimes with sarcasm, always with love.