Lucas M. Watson

Lucas M. Watson

Hartford, Connecticut

As a native of Hartford, Connecticut, Lucas M. Watson, Esq. has dedicated his practice to providing client-focused representation to those in need of legal services throughout the State of Connecticut. Attorney Watson provides invaluable knowledge and expertise in personal injury, criminal workers' compensation, and family matters.

In personal injury and worker's compensation, Attorney Watson has tackled cases ranging from simple to complex in motor vehicle collisions, wrongful death, medical malpractice, defective product matters, and work place injuries. He has tried numerous personal injury cases to verdict and, during his career, he has achieved six figure results on behalf of his clients.

Prior to founding the Law Office of Lucas M. Watson, Attorney Watson began his legal career with an accomplished practitioner. During this time, Attorney Watson honed his skills by working on several large and complex cases. In addition, he attended national and state-based lawyer seminars and legal education courses to increase his legal knowledge. While working with the accomplished practitioner, Attorney Watson learned that cases are won through persistence, dedication, and hard work. One must always stay in tune with the ever-changing landscape of the law and never be afraid to take a case to trial.

Aside from his determination to provide the best for his clients, Attorney Watson is dedicated to improving the Greater Hartford community as well. He currently dedicates his time developing the professional skills of youth and adults in the community. Thus far, he has been involved in various community services projects for the Greater Hartford Black Male Youth Initiative, Urban League of Greater Hartford - Young Professionals, George C. Crawford Bar Association, Statewide Legal Services, and has served as a mock trial judge for the Civics First Mock Trial Competition. Attorney Watson proudly serves on the First Choice Health Services.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Criminal Defense
  • Workers’ Compensation

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 2006
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 2008


  • Massachusetts School of Law, Andover, Massachusetts
    • J.D.
  • Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic, Connecticut
    • B.A.
    • Major: Business Economics


  • Death of Workers' Compensation, Connecticut Trial Lawyer
  • The Corporate Attack, Workers' Compensation Section

Honors and Awards

  • National Trial Lawyers Top 40 under 40, January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 40 under 40, January 1, 2015 - December 31, 2015
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 40 under 40, January 1, 2014 - December 31, 2014

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 2014 - Present
  • Pound Civil Justice Institute, Fellow, 2013 - 2016
  • Hartford County Bar Association, Member, 2010 - Present
  • Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Member, 2009 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, Member, 2008 - Present
  • American Association for Justice, Member, 2008 - Present
  • American Association for Justice, Motor Vehicle Collision, Highway and Premises Liability, Member, 2008 - Present
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Member, 2007 - Present
  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 2007 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Member, 2007 - Present
  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, Workers' Compensation Section, Vice President, 2015 - 2016

Past Employment Positions

  • McCoy Law Firm, Associate, January 1, 2007 - May 1, 2010

Pro Bono Activities

  • Board Member; First Choice Health Centers, July 1, 2014 - Present

Previous Names

  • Law office of Lucas M. Watson