Nico J. Piscopo

Nico J. Piscopo

Associate
Location:
Manchester, Connecticut
Phone:
860-649-4400
860-966-0513 (Cell)
Fax:
860-645-7900
Email:

Nico J. Piscopo joined the law firm of Barry, Barall & Spinella, LLC in October 2017. He is a graduate of Clarke
University in Dubuque, Iowa and the University of Connecticut School of Law, where he received his Juris Doctorate
with honors in 2017. While in law school, he was the President of the Mock Trial Society, a Notes and Comments Editor
of the Connecticut Public Interest Law Journal, winner of the UConn Negotiation Competition, and winner of the William
R. Davis Mock Trial Competition.

Attorney Piscopo has experience in a variety of civil matters, including: contract and tort litigation and labor and
employment disputes. He has conducted complex legal research relating to Connecticut Appellate Court and Supreme
Court appeals and has researched and drafted memoranda of law concerning severance agreements, race
discrimination, and pregnancy discrimination. Attorney Piscopo has also led corporate training on sexual harassment
prevention and has assisted area high school students to understand concepts of constitutional law in conjunction with
The CT Supreme Court’s Law Day.

Areas of Practice

  • Employment
  • Personal Injury

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 2017

Education

  • University of Connecticut School of Law, Hartford, Connecticut
    • J.D. - 2017
    • Law Journal: Connecticut Public Interest Law Journal, Notes and Comments Editor
  • Clarke University, Dubuque, Iowa
    • B.A. cum laude - 2014
    • Honors: Academic All-American (Baseball)
    • Honors: Sister Durkin Philosophy Award
    • Honors: Socrates Award
    • Honors: Knight Pre-Law Award
    • Major: Philosophy
    • Major: Psychology

Representative Clients

  • Pragmatic Approach to Age Discrimination in Connecticut, 16 CONN. PUB. INT. L.J. (2017)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Connecticut Bar Association, Member
  • Manchester Bar Association, Member
  • CT Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • CT Italian-American Bar, Member
  • Hartford County Bar Association, Member
  • Supreme Court Historical Society, Member
  • CT Supreme Court Historical Society, Member
  • Oliver Ellsworth Inn of Court, Barrister, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Gordon, Muir & Foley, LLP, Certified Legal Intern, 2017
  • Horton, Shields & Knox, PC, Law Clerk, 2015 - 2017
  • Jackson Lewis, PC, Summer Associate, 2016
  • University of Connecticut Criminal Appellate Clinic, Certified Legal Intern, 2015
  • Sabatini & Associates, LLC, 2015