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Every Step of The Way

Achieve The Best Outcome

“I've been with Jim for 10 years for one reason. Trust. I know that he will do everything to improve my situation to achieve the best outcome. He's helped me through good and bad times and I can count on him no matter what the situation is ..”

- AS

Achieve The Best Outcome

“I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your professional services, outstanding legal advice and kindness at a time of my life when I needed it the most. Your incredible knowledge of the process and command of the steps throughout gave me much needed guidance and confidence. Your professionalism and attention to detail made the process of my divorce go as smoothly as possible under the extremely difficult circumstances of dealing with my ex-husband.”

- BV

I trust him implicitly!

“ Mr. Cummings has been my council for many years. He's handled my past divorce, my new prenuptial agreement, is a trustee on my Living Will and Trust, helped negotiate a settlement from my auto insurance (when my car was stolen), and I trust him implicitly! Everyone of my legal matters have been taken care of completely, swiftly, amicably, and always in my favor. He's incredibly smart, knowledgable and explains everything in a language I can completely comprehend. There's really nothing more to say. I highly recommend him.”

- AA

great job with my case

“Jim Cummings did a great job with my case. I was able to reach him on a regular basis, and he always took the time to assure me that my case was moving along as it should be.”

- AA

Helping Injury Victims Get the Compensation They Deserve

Injured? Involved in An Accident?

Get a Lawyer on Your Side. No Out-Of-Pocket Costs To Start.

Injured people have a strong advocate at Cummings Law Firm. We help our clients deal successfully with the complexities of the Connecticut workers' compensation system, so that they get all of the medical care, services and benefits they deserve. Our firm also provides results-oriented personal injury representation on behalf of victims of car accidents, slip-and-fall accidents, and other acts of negligence.

Experience on Your Side

A respected and dedicated lawyer you can trust. An advocate who has helped people resolve serious legal problems for more than 30 years. Determined, dependable, genuine, and concerned. These words and phrases describe James Cummings, the founder and principal of Cummings Law Firm.

When advising and representing you, James Cummings will listen to your special circumstances, help you understand all of your options, and work tirelessly to ensure you are treated fairly and justly. Your best interests will be his priority.

Legal Excellence, Responsive Service, and Results

Skilled & Sensitive Family Law Representation

If you are facing divorce or another family law problem, the decisions you make now will affect your life for years to come. You need both compassionate advice and strong representation. Attorney James Cummings will help you make sound decisions at this critical time in your life. In settlement negotiations, mediation, or in the courtroom, he will be your advocate, working hard to obtain the best possible outcome for you.

Experience on Your Side

When advising and representing you, James Cummings will listen to your special circumstances, help you understand all of your options, and work tirelessly to ensure you are treated fairly and justly. Your best interests will be his priority.

Injured at Work? We Can Help.


In addition to workers' compensation, personal injury and family law, Cummings Law Firm provides services in the areas of criminal defense, real estate, business law and estate planning.

You truly do matter to us. To better serve you, we will take the time to get to know you and your case. We will listen to your concerns and respond with proactive representation designed to achieve your goals. With offices in Waterbury, we serve throughout New Haven, Danbury, New Britain, Torrington, Bridgeport, Fairfield, Litchfield, Middletown, Milford, Southbury, and Middlebury.


We offer free consultations in workers' compensation and personal injury cases. There may be a consultation fee for other matters.

While nothing is guaranteed, we can promise your satisfaction in having us assist you in your legal matters. Rates are fixed hourly or on a fixed fee basis. All personal injury and workers' compensation matters are handled on a contingency fee basis — if we don't recover money for you, you will not owe a fee.

To learn how we can help you, contact us by calling 203-754-7779.

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