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James E. Coyne

Experienced and hardworking, James E. Coyne is a member of the law firm of Coyne, von Kühn, Brady & Fries, LLC. Since 1974, he has been trying cases involving medical and legal professional negligence, governmental and municipal liability, products liability, construction litigation and other personal injury litigation.

With his vast experience, Mr. Coyne provides insurers and their insureds with a solid defense in all types of personal injury litigation. His clients respect and admire his passion, dedication and determination.

When he is not at the office or in court, Mr. Coyne enjoys golfing, skiing and many other outdoor activities.

Practice areas


  • J.D., cum laude, Suffolk University, 1974
  • B.A., Tufts University, 1971


  • Waiving the Right to a Jury Trial in Federal Courts: The Burden of Prejudice, 7 Suffolk University Law Review 973, Summer 1973
  • Constitutional Criminal Law, 8 Suffolk University Law Review 863, Spring 1974

Admission details

  • Connecticut
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
  • Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Court


  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Greater Bridgeport Bar Association
  • Naugatuck Valley Bar Association
  • Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association
  • Committee on Litigation Management (formerly known as the Council on Ethical Billing)

Awards and recognition

  • AV® Preeminent(TM) Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Top Lawyers in Connecticut
  • The Hartford's Top Panel Counsel, 2010

Contact us for experienced legal guidance

At Coyne, von Kühn, Brady & Fries, LLC, we take great pride in what we do. When our clients face a legal dilemma, we help them obtain a speedy resolution. For information on our services, or to speak to a knowledgeable lawyer, please contact us today online or by phone at 203.378.7100.

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