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PRACTICE AREAS
PERSONAL INJURY FAMILY LAW

ALAN SCOTT PICKEL

Founder

LOCATION
Stamford, CT


PHONE
(203) 348-4100


FAX
203-708-9879


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Alan Scott Pickel founded The Pickel Law Firm, LLC in 2003, and he serves clients throughout the state of Connecticut as well as in New York. Practicing law since 1990, Alan has devoted his legal career to helping people with challenging personal injury and family law cases. He is not afraid to take on big corporations and insurance companies and will always protect your rights.

His sheer determination and vast experience in litigating cases have allowed him to win six- and seven-figure settlements in personal injury, medical malpractice and nursing home negligence cases. He will also work with your insurance company.

Due to his extensive experience in family law, as well as his professionalism in the courtroom, Alan is regularly chosen to be a Special Master by judges in the Middletown Regional Custody Docket in the Stamford/Norwalk jurisdiction, as well as in Fairfield and Bridgeport. In this role, Alan is able to guide couples toward a resolution in high-conflict family law cases involving child custody, child support, alimony and asset allocation. He is determined to reach a successful outcome whether he is acting as Special Master or as your attorney. He will always put your family first and help you through this difficult time.

The Connecticut courts have also regularly appointed Alan as an Attorney Trial Referee, Arbitrator, or Fact Finder. Alan can rule on disputes for the courts as well as issue legally binding orders in these positions.

Attorney Pickel can be reached at [email protected]

Areas Of Practice

Personal Injury
Medical Malpractice
Divorce
Family Law
Civil Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Workers Compensation

Bar Admissions

Connecticut, 1990
New York, 1991
U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 1991
U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1991
U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1991

Education

Syracuse University College of Law, Syracuse, New York
• J.D. - 1990
• Honors: cum laude
• Honors: Andrews Scholar

Syracuse University
B.S. - 1987

Representative Cases

McGinty v. McGinty, 66 Conn.App. 35, 783 A.2d 1170, 2001, 2001819059
Tevolini v. Tevolini, 66 Conn.App. 16, 783 A2d 1157, 2001, 2001819055

Professional Associations and Memberships

Stamford Bar Association, Member
Fairfield County Bar Association
Westchester County Bar Association, Member
Connecticut Bar Association, Member
Connecticut Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member
Connecticut Bar Association, Litigation Section, Member
New York State Bar Association, Member
Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, Member
American Association for Justice, Member
Justinian Society, Member
State of Connecticut Superior Court, Special Master, 1997 to Present
State of Connecticut, Attorney Trial Referee, 2000 to Present
State of Connecticut, Fact Finder/Arbitrator, 2000 to Present

Languages

Spanish
English

PRACTICE AREAS
PERSONAL INJURY FAMILY LAW

STEVEN A. LANDIS

Partner

LOCATION
Stamford, CT


PHONE
(203) 348-4100


FAX
203-708-9878


EMAIL

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Attorney Steven A. Landis is a member of the State Bars of Connecticut, New York and New Jersey. He joined the firm in 2017 and has been heavily involved in the firm's personal injury and family law practice. He devotes his time to ensuring that the individual needs of all of his clients are met and passionately representing their interests.

Since joining The Pickel Law Firm, LLC in July of 2017, Steven has resolved multiple seven and six-figure personal injury cases, including motor vehicle collisions, dog bites, bicycle accidents and premise liability matters. He works tirelessly to keep all of his clients informed of what is happening in each case and works diligently to achieve the best possible outcome.

Aside from motor vehicle accidents and slip and fall cases, Steven has represented and tried actions throughout Connecticut involving bad faith by insurance companies, contract disputes and family court cases.

In addition to his practice, Steven serves as a member of the Fairfield County Bar Foundation and is a member of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association.

Steven received his Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Quinnipiac University in 2011. He earned his Juris Doctor - magna cum laude - with a concentration in Civil Advocacy and Dispute Resolution from Quinnipiac University School of Law in 2014. While at Quinnipiac Law, he served as the President of the Mock Trial Honor Society Competition, 2013 Criminal Justice Trial Advocacy Competition Championship Team, 2014 National Criminal Justice Trial Competition Semifinalist Team and the Society of Dispute Resolution.

Attorney Landis can be reached at [email protected]

Areas Of Practice

Personal Injury Litigation
Family Law
Real Estate Litigation
Contract Litigation
Fraud Litigation
Corporation Litigation

Professional Awards

2020: Connecticut Rising Stars, Personal Injury, Super Lawyers
2021: Connecticut Rising Stars, Personal Injury, Super Lawyers
*Super Lawyers in a commercial publication, for information on how recipients are selected click here.

Bar Admissions

Connecticut
New York
New Jersey

Education

Quinnipiac University School of Law, Hamden, Connecticut
• J.D. - 2014
• Honors: magna cum laude
• Honors: President of the Mock Trial Honor Society
• Honors: Member of the Northeast Regional Championship Team for the 2013 National Trial Competition
• Honors: 2013 Criminal Justice Trial Advocacy Competition Championship Team
• Honors: 2014 National Criminal Justice Trial Competition Semifinalist Team
• Honors: Member, Society for Dispute Resolution
• Major: Civil Advocacy and Dispute Resolution

Quinnipiac University
• B.A. - 2011
• Major: History

Past Employment Positions
Ehrlich, Petriello, Gudin & Plaza, P.C.

PRACTICE AREAS
PERSONAL INJURY

CHRISTOPHER H. DIETMANN

Associate

LOCATION
Stamford, CT


PHONE
(203) 348-4100


FAX
203-708-9878


EMAIL

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Christopher H. Dietmann joined the firm as an associate in 2018. Christopher concentrates in the area of personal injury litigation, representing those injured by automobile and fall-down accidents, work-related accidents, dog-bites and harmful products. He devotes his time to ensuring that the individual needs of all of his clients are met and passionately representing their interests. Prior to joining The Pickel Law Firm, LLC, he worked at another prominent law firm in Connecticut where he practiced in the area of personal injury.

Christopher received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Fordham University in 2011. He earned his Juris Doctor - cum laude - from Quinnipiac University of Law in 2014. While at Quinnipiac Law, Christopher served as the Executive Business Editor of the Quinnipiac Health Law Journal.

Attorney Dietmann can be reached at [email protected]

Areas Of Practice

Personal Injury
Litigation
Workers' Compensation

Bar Admissions

Connecticut, 2014

Education

Quinnipiac University School of Law, Hamden, Connecticut
• J.D. - 2014
• Honors: cum laude

Fordham University, Bronx, New York
• Political Science - 2011
• Honors: Dean's List

Professional Associations and Memberships

Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, Member, Present
Greater Bridgeport Bar Association, Member, Present

Past Employment Positions

Miller, Rosnick, D'Amico, August and Butler, P.C., Associate, 2014 to 2018

Languages

English
PRACTICE AREAS
PERSONAL INJURY

IRENA MARIA MAIER

Associate

LOCATION
Stamford, CT


PHONE
(203) 348-4100


FAX
203-708-9878


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Irena Maria Maier joined the firm as an Associate in 2022. She works in the areas of personal injury litigation and family law. Irena is committed to effectively representing her clients’ interests through determination, diligence, and resourcefulness. Prior to joining The Pickel Law Firm, LLC, Irena worked at the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office in Massachusetts.

Irena received her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology with honors from Yale University in 2018. She earned her Juris Doctor from Boston College Law School in 2021 and graduated with Pro Bono Distinction.

Attorney Maier can be reached at [email protected]

Areas Of Practice

Personal Injury
Litigation
Family law

Bar Admissions

Connecticut, 2022

Education

Boston College Law School, Newton, MA
• J.D. - 2021
• Honors: Public Interest Designation Fellow, Pro Bono Distinction

Yale University, New Haven, CT
• B.S. - 2018
• Major: Psychology with Honors

Professional Associations and Memberships

Fairfield County Bar Association, Member, present

Past Employment Positions

Middlesex District Attorney's Office, Woburn, MA

Languages

English, Spanish, French, Romanian

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