Hon. Michael P. Kamp (ret.)

Of Counsel

Michael P. Kamp, Connecticut Superior Court Judge (Ret.), leads the firm's Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) practice at Ryan Ryan Deluca LLP and focuses his practice on the mediation of civil litigation matters. 

Judge Kamp retired from the bench in 2023 after 11 years of service as a Superior Court judge, a role to which he brought the experience of more than 25 years as a civil litigator. In his judicial career, Judge Kamp presided over many civil court and jury trials and conducted pretrial conferences and mediations in a variety of cases including medical malpractice, personal injury, wrongful death, construction, probate litigation, and business litigation.

Judge Kamp brings his many years of experience as a both a litigator and judge to his practice as a mediator with Ryan Ryan Deluca.  In his role as mediator, he leads with the same patience and ability to establish relationships of trust with counsel and their clients which is was known for while serving on the bench.  He draws upon his long career to bring a practical and measured approach to dispute resolution with the goal of achieving an acceptable result for all parties. 

In 2013, Judge Kamp was appointed by Governor Dannel Malloy as a judge of the Connecticut Superior Court.  He was first assigned to the civil docket at the Bridgeport Superior Court where he served for five years.  In 2018, Judge Kamp was assigned to the New Haven Superior Court as both the civil presiding judge and administrative judge.

Prior to his appointment to the bench, Judge Kamp practiced law for many years where his focus was on complex civil litigation in both state and federal courts.  Judge Kamp graduated from Boston College magna cum laude and earned his law degree at Emory University Law School.  

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