Frank C. Bartlett, Jr.

Attorney Bartlett is our firm’s lead personal injury trial attorney representing those who have suffered from sexual abuse as a child, catastrophic injuries or death as a result of a car accident, motorcycle accident, workplace accident, or medical malpractice. Nationally recognized as one of the top* rated personal injury attorneys in Connecticut, he strives to obtain justice and results for his clients.  Since opening his firm in 2012  through January 2018 he has proudly secured over $20,000,000 in verdicts and settlements for his clients.

For over a decade Attorney Bartlett has successfully represented clients before the Connecticut Supreme, Appellate and Superior Courts, the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, the Mohegan Gaming Disputes Court, Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Courts, United States Tax Court as well the Connecticut Workers’ Compensation Commission and various other administrative agencies.  He possesses unique and valuable insight as a former insurance defense attorney who now works strictly for people injured by accidents or the wrongs of others.

Achievements and Accolades

Attorney Frank Bartlett’s achievements inside and outside the courtroom have earned him many prestigious honors.

  • Frank C. Bartlett Jr. – Top Lawers of New England 2018

Top Lawyers 2018

  • Named as one of Connecticut Law Tribune’s “2014 New Leaders in the Law”.

2014 New Leaders in the Law Connecticut Law Tribune

  • Attorney Bartlett has been evaluated by several independent attorney rating services such as Thomson Reuters who selected Bartlett as a Connecticut “Super Lawyer” in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and again in 2018.

Super Lawyers Multiple years

  • 2012 Selected as a Connecticut Super Lawyers Rising Star, a distinction given to less than 2.5% of the attorneys in Connecticut.

Frank Bartlett Super Lawyers Rising Star

  • Recognized as one of The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Connecticut in 2016, 2017 and 2018.

The National Top 100 Trial Lawyers awarded to Frank Bartlett of Bartlettburns, LLC

  • 2014, 2016, 2018 Named by the American Society of Legal Advocates as one of the Top 40 Lawyers Under 40 in Connecticut and in 2018 one of the top 100 lawyers nationwide.

A team of lawyers spent six months researching tens of thousands of lawyers across the country and manually selecting less than 1.5% of all lawyers based on an array of criteria.

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  • 2018 named one of the 10 Best Attorneys in Connecticut for Client Service by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys.

10 best attorney client satisfaction 2016-2018

  • 2018 National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys’  Top 10 Personal Injury Attorneys in Connecticut.

National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys

  • As a result of settlements he has negotiated on behalf of his clients, Attorney Bartlett has earned a life membership in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, a group touted to be “The Top Trial Lawyers in America”.

Life Member Million Dollar Advocates Forum the Top Trial Lawyers in America

  • His experience, client satisfaction, and peer recognition have further earned Attorney Bartlett the highest possible ranking of 10.0 of 10.0, “Superb” by Avvo, a national independent lawyer rating service.  He has also earned the Avvo distinction of being named a “Top Attorney” in the field of personal injury and “Top Attorney” in the field of Car Accidents.

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  • 2018 National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys’  NAOPIA named Bartlett “Nation’s Premier” Top Ten Attorney.

Attorney Bartlett receives Nation's Premier award



2018 Fellow, by the Litigation Counsel of America

2018 Member of the Trial Law Institute



Attorney Bartlett, a life-long Connecticut native, and current Cheshire resident graduated cum laude from the University of Connecticut in 2000 with a B.A. in Philosophy and a B.A. in Psychology. After graduating magna cum laude from Quinnipiac University School of Law in 2004 with a Juris Doctor degree he had the distinguished privilege of serving one year as clerk to the Honorable Francis X. Hennessy of the Connecticut Appellate Court.  He then joined the law offices of Ouellette, Deganis, Gallagher, LLC in Cheshire, Connecticut where he litigated personal injury, medical malpractice, workers’ compensation, construction, and insurance defense cases. In 2012 he partnered with the Family Law Offices of William P. Burns Jr., LLC in Naugatuck, Connecticut to form Bartlett Burns, LLC a personal injury and family law firm. In 2016 he formed Bartlett Legal Group, LLC to focus the firm exclusively on helping the injured and abused.

On a Personal Note

I live in Cheshire with my loving wife Kelly and our sons, Andrew and Owen.  Family has always been a cornerstone of my life.  I’m a fan of the Green Bay Packers, Atlanta Braves, and the UCONN Huskies. In my spare time, I enjoy working on my house and cars, golfing, and spending time with my family.  I believe in hard work and maintaining a good balance with family time.

Bar Admissions

Connecticut, 2004  Juris Number: 423808

Firm Juris Number 433299

New York, 2008 Bar Number: 457922

United States District Court for the District of Connecticut

2nd Circuit Court of Appeals

Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Court

Mohegan Tribal Court

United States Tax Court


Attorney Bartlett is an active member of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity Epsilon Zeta Chapter Alumni Housing Corps. and serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Health 360, a division of the Connecticut Area Health Education Centers program.

Giving to Charity

Giving back program

Attorney Frank Bartlett has pledged to donate a portion of every dollar earned in the representation of his personal injury clients to charitable organizations, including those supporting military veterans. For additional information about his local charities and this year’s charities please click here.





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