David K. Jaffe

David K. Jaffe

Hartford, Connecticut
877-783-5367 (Toll Free)

In Memoriam

Attorney David K. Jaffe had devoted most of his practice to plaintiff's trial work, emphasizing civil rights and police misconduct cases throughout the state, medical malpractice, employment law, personal injury, and criminal law. He was a partner with the law office of Brown, Paindiris & Scott, LLP until late 2017, when he became of counsel.

Attorney Jaffe was admitted to practice in Connecticut and was the former Chairperson of the Executive Committee of the Human Rights and Responsibilities Section of the Connecticut Bar Association. He was also a former member of the Criminal Justice Section of the Connecticut Bar Association. Attorney Jaffe was also a member of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association. He served as the Treasurer of the Connecticut Civil Liberties Union and was a former adjunct Professor at the University of Connecticut. Attorney Jaffe was formerly a member of the Zoning Board of Appeals, Board of Selectmen and Commission on Human Rights in West Hartford, where he grew up, and has always been active in local and national political causes.

David K. Jaffe passed away on April 18, 2018, surrounded by his friends and family after a sudden illness. Attorney Jaffe was a graduate of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Connecticut School of Law.

Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 1980
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 1984


  • University of Connecticut School of Law, Hartford, Connecticut
    • J.D. (Cum Laude) - 1980
  • Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
    • B.S. (Magna Cum Laude) - 1977
    • Major: Economics

Published Works

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  • Former Adjunct Professor, University of Connecticut

Honors and Awards

  • American Jurisprudence Award in Labor Law

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Connecticut Bar Association, Human Rights and Responsibilities Section, Former Chairperson, Executive Committee
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Criminal Justice Section, Former Member
  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Connecticut Civil Liberties Union, Treasurer
  • Zoning Board of Appeals, Formerly Member
  • Board of Selectmen and Commission on Human Rights in West Hartford, Formerly Member


  • Pi Gamma Mu