Who We Are

Our Fantastic 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:

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Autumn Flaum

Litigation Paralegal

Autumn Flaum is a Litigation Paralegal in the Waterbury Office of Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers. She has over 15 years experience in the practice of personal injury and worker’s compensation matters.  She loves what she does and is committed to providing the best service possible to our clients.  In her spare time she enjoys painting, traveling and spending time with her family and friends.

Sarah Olbrei

Discovery Paralegal

Sarah Olbrei is the Discovery Paralegal for the Hartford and New Haven offices of Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers. She is an Alumna of Central Connecticut State University where she obtained her Undergraduate Degree in History. Sarah obtained her ABA-accredited Paralegal Certificate from the University of Hartford. Outside of work, Sarah spends her time with her family, friends and her two adopted dogs.

Minerva Tabor

HR and Accounting Manager

Minerva Tabor is the HR and Accounting Manager for Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers.  Minerva has been a bookkeeper for 17 years and is based in the New Haven office.  When Minerva is not crunching numbers, she loves taking pictures, drawing, working out, and spending time with her family.

Eric Gustafson

Case Manager

Eric Gustafson is a Case Manager in the New Haven office of Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers. Eric attended both Naugatuck Valley Community College and Western Connecticut State University. Eric has extensive experience in the customer service field. When he is not at work, Eric spends his time collecting records, drinking coffee, and trying to find the best pizza restaurants in Connecticut.  Eric also sings and plays guitar in a band.

 

Delphina JB Richards

Social Security Case Manager/ Paralegal

Delphina JB Richards is a Worker’s Compensation and Social Security Case Manager/ Paralegal at the Bridgeport Office of Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers. Delphina has a Bachelor’s Degree in Legal Studies from the Post University in Waterbury, Connecticut. She is a member of the PHI THETA KAPPA and ALPHA CHI Honor Societies. She is also a Notary Public in the State of Connecticut. In her spare time, she volunteers at the First Baptist Church of Stratford, Connecticut and in her free time, she enjoys listening to music, cooking, gardening, traveling and spending time with her family. Delphina has a passion for law and is very excited to be a part of the Jonathan Perkins Injury Law team.

 

Tammy Manyon

Legal Assistant

Tammy Manyon is the Legal Assistant in the Waterbury office of Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers. Prior to that, she worked for 11 years as a Medical Assistant. Tammy loves the outdoors and baking. In her spare time, you will find her either with family, friends or her two dogs, Niki and Butch.

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