Domenic D. Perito

Since 1996, Domenic Perito has handled thousands of cases from intake through trial, judgment, and collection (through post-judgment remedies including wage garnishment and bank executions). Attorney Perito has handled all phases of litigation and trials, including numerous civil jury trials, court / bench trials, and administrative formal proceedings. Attorney Perito has also practiced before courts of appeal and the compensation review board. By focusing on the representation of injured persons (in more than 95 percent of his case work), he has developed an in-depth understanding of how to resolve cases for injured persons through negotiated settlements or trial, if necessary.

During his tenure at Southern Connecticut State University, Attorney Perito served as a legislative intern with our Connecticut General Assembly (the State legislative body). Attorney Perito is also trained as an insurance adjuster with Great American Insurance Company, and served as a trained / licensed automobile physical damage appraiser as well.

Attorney Perito has a long-time interest in martial arts and eastern philosophy. He currently studies Kosho Ryu Kempo Karate and has achieved rank in both the Japanese and Korean arts. He has also been an avid kayaker for the past 13 years.



  • Western New England University School of Law, Springfield, Massachusetts
    Juris Doctorate – 1996
    Honors: Graduated in the top 25 percent
    Honors: ReceivedCALI Excellence for the Future Award in Trusts and Estates
    Honors: Member, National Moot Court Team
    Honors: Member, Moot Court Competition Committee
  • Southern Connecticut State University
    B.A., Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude – 1992
    Honors: With High Honors
    Major: Sociology
    Minor: Political Science

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 1996
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 1997

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Journal, Index Editor