Who We We

Our Staff

Our Team

The professional staff of Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers is devoted to helping clients win cases. Their hard work and dedication is an invaluable asset for both attorneys and their clients. The professional staff includes:

Sandra Brunét

Litigation Paralegal

Sandra Brunét is a Litigation Paralegal in the New Haven office of Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers.  Sandra has a strong background with over 20 years of litigation experience specializing in personal injury and workers’ compensation matters.  Sandra holds a BS in Business Administration from the University of Connecticut and a paralegal certificate from the Morse School of Business.  In her spare time, Sandra enjoys bicycling, cooking, gardening and spending time with family.

Jennifer Lipovsky

Litigation Paralegal

Jennifer Lipovsky is a Litigation Paralegal in the Waterbury office of Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers. Prior to joining the firm, Jennifer lived in Florida and graduated from college with an A.S. degree in Legal Studies. She has worked in the legal field for the past 10 years. In her free time, she loves gardening, traveling and spending time with her 6 dogs.

Candace Stanley

Receptionist

Candace Stanley is the Receptionist who greets everyone with a warm welcome at our New Haven office. Having been with the firm since 2004, Candee also manages many administrative tasks associated with running Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers.

Dawn Soffer

Intake Manager

Dawn Soffer is the Intake Manager for Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers. She is responsible for speaking with every client about their injuries and finding the perfect case manager to handle each client’s file. Dawn graduated from the University of Denver in 1980. She has been a paralegal for many years and has experience in personal injury, product liability, and medical malpractice law. She is based in the New Haven office.

Kevin Banahan

Investigator

Kevin Banahan is an Investigator for Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers. With his friendly manner, his inquisitive mind and extensive knowledge, he is able to provide written and photographic documentation for our clients’ claims. His experience in photography and politics (he has served on many local government boards and commissions) make him an asset to both the clients and attorneys of Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers.

Angela Marquez

Litigation Paralegal

Angela Marquez is a Litigation Paralegal in the Bridgeport Office of Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers. Before joining the firm, Angela worked in the real estate and education fields. She is committed to providing the best customer service possible to our clients.

Yeisel Sanchez

Case Manager

Yeisel Sanchez is a Case Manager in the firm’s New Haven office and she is also in charge of training all new staff at Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers. She has a paralegal degree from Branford Hall and she is completely bilingual in Spanish and English. In addition, she is a licensed insurance producer. Yeisel loves to sing and she also enjoys helping people in need.

Deidre DePratti

Discovery Paralegal

Deidre DePratti is the Discovery Paralegal for the New Haven, and Bridgeport office of Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers. She is an Alumna of American International College in Springfield, Mass where she obtained her Bachelors of Science in Psychology. Deidre has a background in banking, medical and retirement services. She is an elected official and a very active volunteer with a polish nonprofit organization in her hometown. She enjoys cooking, and spending time with her family and friends.

Angelina D’Alessandro

Litigation Paralegal

Angelina D’Alessandro is a Litigation Paralegal in the firm’s Hartford office. She graduated from South Windsor High School in 2003 then went on to obtain her paralegal degree from Branford Hall. She is completely bilingual in Spanish and English. Angelina loves spending time with her family and friends.

Stephanie Hardwick

Legal Assistant

Stephanie Hardwick is the Legal Assistant in our New Haven office. She is currently finishing her associate’s degree at Naugatuck Valley Community College. She plans to further her education in pursuit of her bachelors as well. In her spare time, Stephanie loves to bake and spend time with her friends and family, especially her dog, Bandit.

Janet Musante

Accounting Manager

Janet Musante is the HR and Accounting Manager for Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers. Janet graduated from Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT in 1987 with a B.S. in Finance. She has been a Bookkeeper for 10 years and has additional experience in Accounting and Banking. Janet is based in the New Haven office.

Annaly Rodriguez

Case Manager

Annaly Rodriguez is a Case Manager in our Bridgeport office. Born and raised in Southern California, she moved to Rhode Island to attend Johnson & Wales University and graduated in 2012 with a B.S in Criminal Justice and a concentration in Psychology and Sociology. In 2014 she graduated with a Masters in Criminal Justice Management. Annaly is fluent in Spanish. She love to travel and explore new places.

LeeAnne Charette

Case Manager

LeeAnne Charette is a case manager in our Hartford Office. Being involved in the legal field for over six years, LeeAnne plans to obtain her paralegal certificate in the very near future. She provides a wide range of support for our clients, attorneys and paralegals. LeeAnne is motivated each day by the opportunity to help people. LeeAnne is a proud mother of two beautiful children.

Carmen Baldwin

Case Manager

Carmen Baldwin is a Case Manager in Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers’ New Haven office. She has a paralegal degree from Branford Hall and is completely committed to providing outstanding customer service. She will not stop until she gets an answer when she needs one for her clients. Carmen enjoys the fundamentals in life such as the willingness and ability to learn something new every day. She believes that the harder you work, the better you become at mastering your craft.

Krissy Mikucki

Administrative Assistant

Krissy Mikucki is an Administrative Assistant in the New Haven office of Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers. Krissy has a background in Customer Service for local manufacturing companies. She is an active volunteer with a Polish non-profit organization in her hometown. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

Mark Palazzo

Workers’ Compensation and Social Security Case Manager

Mark Palazzo is a Workers’ Compensation and Social Security Case Manager in the Bridgeport office of Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers. He graduated from the University of New Haven with a BA in Music & Sound Recording and a minor in Literature. Everything he has learned about the law has been learned “on the fly’ from working in the legal field in various law firms. The best part of working in this field is helping people who really need it. In his spare time he loves listening to music, getting hooked on awesome TV shows, and getting together with friends and family.

Vivian Vidal

Case Manager

Vivian Vidal is a Case Manager in the Bridgeport office of Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers. She is an ambitious individual who has years of experience in the legal field. She attended Johnson & Wales University, and she is currently enrolled in Post University pursuing her Bachelor`s degree. Vivian has a passion for helping others and this is why she decided to pursue a career in the legal field. She loves to cook and enjoys traveling and spending time with her family. When she is not working, Vivian loves to take restaurant tours around New York, where she is originally from. She has a passion for justice and she is excited to be part of the Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers team.

Renita Lathrop

Workers' Compensation/Social Security Case Manager

Renita Lathrop is a Workers’ Compensation/Social Security Paralegal at the Bridgeport office of Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers. She previously worked as a disability advocate for a business that specialized in social security disability in every state. Prior to that, she worked at small law firms where the practices focused on personal injury and worker’s compensation matters. She has an Associate’s Degree in criminal justice from Housatonic Community College and a Paralegal Certificate from Branford Hall Career Institute. She is currently a student at the University of Bridgeport-Ideal Program studying social science and is a member of the American Bar Association for Paralegals. She plans to one day become an attorney. In her free time, she enjoys sports, swimming, researching, and spending time with her family and friends. Helping people is something she enjoys doing and volunteers within her community to help people.

Marisol Vazquez

Discovery Paralegal

Marisol Vazquez is a Discovery Paralegal for the Hartford and Woodbridge offices.  She has a B.S. degree in Business Administration from Westfield State College, an ABA-accredited Paralegal Certificate from Bay Path College and J.D. from Western New England University Law School.  In addition, she is a board member of the Womanshelter/Compañeras in Holyoke, Massachusetts.  Marisol has a background in Personal Injury Defense Litigation and Auto/Disability Insurance Claims.  She enjoys helping people and getting justice for those who are disadvantaged and underprivileged.

Amanda DePatie

Legal Assistant

Amanda joined the Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers team in February 2016. She is the legal assistant at our Hartford office and has worked in the administration field for several years. Amanda has attended Middlesex Community College. She enjoys hiking, dancing and hanging out with her family and friends.

Rebecca Fera

Case Manager

Rebecca is a Case Manager at our New Haven office. Rebecca graduated Masuk High School in 2011 and attended Western Connecticut State University as a Spanish major and is currently taking classes online to complete her Bachelor’s Degree. Aside from schooling, Rebecca has a strong background in customer service which makes her dedicated to the satisfaction of the clients of Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers.

Meghan Begley

Case Manager

Meghan is a case manager in our Waterbury office. She graduated from Central Connecticut State University in 2016 with a BA in criminology. Meghan plans to further her education in pursuit of her master’s degree in criminal justice. She has a background in insurance as well as in customer service. Outside of work, Meghan loves to stay active and spend time outdoors.

Iris Rivera

Case Manager

Iris Rivera is a case manager in the Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers Bridgeport office. She has a paralegal certificate from Branford Hall and is a licensed insurance producer. In addition, Iris is a notary public for the State of Connecticut and is bilingual in Spanish and English. She loves spending time with family and helping others in need.

Jessica Martinez

Legal Assistant

Jessica Martinez is a Legal Assistant at Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers’ Bridgeport office and has a strong background in customer service. She graduated in 2016 from Post University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Criminal Justice. Jessica is bilingual in English and Spanish. She plans to pursue her Master’s degree in the near future. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

Sarah Rich

Case Manager

Sarah Rich is a Case Manager in the Waterbury office of Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers. She graduated from The University of New Haven in 2016 with a B.S. in Criminal Justice-Forensic Psychology, as well as a minor in Psychology, Sociology, and Russian. Sarah has a strong background in customer service and will always put the client first. Outside of the office, Sarah likes to travel and spend time outdoors.

Shanelle Brown

Workers' Compensation Case Manager

Shanelle Brown is a Workers Compensation Case Manager in the Bridgeport office of Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers. She has a paralegal certificate from Branford Hall and is a notary public for the State of Connecticut. She loves spending time with family and helping others in need.

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