Ryan Ryan Deluca LLP Partner James (“Jim”) Noonan Earns ABOTA Membership

January 26, 2022


James (“Jim”) Noonan, a partner at Ryan Ryan Deluca, LLP was recently accepted into the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).

ABOTA dedicates itself to the preservation and promotion of the Seventh Amendment, which guarantees the right to civil jury trials. Members in this prestigious invitation-only group must have tried a minimum of 10 civil jury trials to conclusion. More than 7,600 lawyers and judges are involved in ABOTA chapters in all 50 states.

Jim is an active trial attorney with a practice concentrating in the defense of individuals and companies in a variety of matters, including but not limited to personal injury, premises liability, professional liability, construction defect, construction work site accidents, products liability, architect and engineer liability, insurance coverage and contract disputes and uninsured and underinsured motorist claims. He handles all aspects of the litigation process including claim investigation, pretrial procedure, alternative dispute resolution, trial, and appeals.  He has successfully tried cases in both the state and federal court in Connecticut and is a member of the bar of the state and federal courts in Connecticut, New York and the United States Supreme Court. 

 Jim was an officer in the United States Army Reserve for 16 years including 10 years as a Judge Advocate. He is a Past President of the Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association ("The Voice of Connecticut's Civil Defense Trial Lawyers") and is active in local bar associations and DRI (Defense Research Institute).  He is currently the Connecticut State Representative to DRI and serves on the DRI Construction Law Steering Committee.

 A graduate of Quinnipiac School of Law School (1997) with an undergraduate degree from Stonehill College (1994) he has been named to the Connecticut Super Lawyers® list every year between 2018 and 2022 for Civil Litigation Defense and including on the Rising Stars list from 2008-2012.  He is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

To learn more about the American Board of Trial Advocates please visit www.abota.org.