The Lawyer-Client Relationship
The relationship between a client and a lawyer is critical to successful representation. At Alekman DiTusa, LLC, getting to know our clients and their goals is vital. We accomplish this by developing a strong, trusting relationship with our clients.
Meet our Attorneys
Attorneys Ryan Alekman and Robert DiTusa both have extensive litigation experience and worked together for three years prior to forming Alekman DiTusa, LLC, in Springfield, Massachusetts. Each attorney brings a unique set of strengths and skills to the practice. Attorney Alekman is aggressive with insurance adjusters and is an experienced negotiator. Attorney DiTusa is an experienced civil litigator who takes a detail-oriented approach to litigation. Together, they are an effective team.
Ryan Alekman is a third-generation attorney who specializes in personal injury and criminal defense. As someone who grew up surrounded by the law (his mother had her office in the house to enable her to practice law and be an involved parent), attorney Alekman knows what it means to provide service to clients. Also, attorney Alekman is fluent in Spanish. He is well known as “el abogado que habla español” or “the lawyer who speaks Spanish.”
Robert DiTusa has experience in several areas of law, having practiced in New York and Boston before moving to Springfield in 2003. More recently, he has worked as a Special State Prosecutor for the Massachusetts Attorney General. He has chosen to focus his practice on personal injury litigation. He is a firm believer in caring, personal service and uses his negotiation and litigations skills to achieve successful results for his clients.
Both attorneys believe in giving back to the community and to helping those in need.
As someone who grew up surrounded by the law (his mother had her office in the house to enable her to practice law and be an involved parent), Attorney Alekman knows what it means to provide service to clients. He is able to meet with clients in the hospital, at their homes, or in jail, when the circumstances require; and has a telephone answering service, which pages him with his messages after hours and on weekends, so that he can return calls promptly.
Attorney DiTusa is an experienced trial attorney with over 24 years of courtroom success. He has been named a Massachusetts Super Lawyer in the field of personal injury practice every year since 2016. His diligent work ethic and creative approach to trial practice has resulted in an extensive history of victories against insurance companies. For the past 20 years, he has focused his practice on protecting the rights of the accident victims.
Lee is a highly skilled litigator with over 33 years of experience representing the injured in matters of personal injury and medical negligence, and has secured multiple million-dollar-plus settlements and verdicts throughout her distinguished career, including a Top Ten Verdict in the Commonwealth for a top seven-figure jury trial verdict in 2003. She has successfully settled over a thousand cases, engaged in the trial of over 50 multi-day or multi-week cases to verdict, arbitrated and mediated dozens of cases, and has obtained million dollar plus verdicts in three of the four Western Massachusetts counties in automobile and medical negligence claims.
Attorney Laura Mangini is an Associate with the firm. Her practice focuses on civil litigation including personal injury claims, unfair and deceptive consumer protection claims, and complex class-actions. Attorney Mangini is a 2012 graduate of University of Connecticut School of Law, with a Certificate in Human Rights, where she graduated in the top half of her class. While there, she served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Connecticut Public Interest Law Journal.
Attorney Jenna Wellhoff is a litigation associate who concentrates on personal injury and PIP collection matters. Attorney Wellhoff is a 2017 graduate of Western New England University School of Law. In her last year of law school, she participated in the Family Law Mediation Clinic, which partners with the Hampden Probate and Family Court, where she co-mediated court-ordered mediation sessions. She received her undergraduate degree from Manhattan College in 2014, cum laude, with a Bachelor of Arts in English.
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We are lawyers you can talk to, and we will listen to what you have to say. No matter how complex the issue, we can break it down into simple and clearly stated options. Every client is important to us. Call our law office at 413-781-0000 or send us an e-mail to discuss the facts of your case. If we take your injury case, there are no legal fees unless and until we get a settlement for you.
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