David Leard – Manasse, Slaiby & Leard, LLP

Practice/Organization Description

Certified specialist in workers' compensation law. Attorney in private practice for 28 years. In 2001, Attorney Leard was among the first group of attorneys in Connecticut to be recognized as a workers' compensation specialist by the Connecticut Bar Association. Listed in Connecticut

Super Lawyers 2010, 2011, Who's Who in America, and Who's Who in American Law. Practice is limited to injury claims: workers' compensation, automobile accidents, and Social Security disability claims. Attorney Leard is experienced at all levels of workers' compensation claims: settlements, Informal Hearings, Formal Hearings and appeals. Published author of several articles on workers' compensation law in legal journals. Speaker at workers' compensation seminars for doctors and attorneys.

Bar Admissions

Connecticut 1984


The University of Connecticut School of Law

Professional Associations & Memberships

Workers' Compensation section of the Connecticut Bar Association, National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives, Litchfield County Bar Association

Honors and Awards

Workers' Compensation Certified Specialist, listed in Who's Who in America, Who's Who in American Law, Connecticut Super Lawyers 2010, 2011.


507 East Main St.
Torrington, CT 06790, United States

Areas of Practice
  • Personal Injury
  • Worker’s Compensation
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