Joanna Lazarus

Joanna is a Paralegal at Suisman Shapiro who works in the Civil Litigation Department (motor vehicle accidents, products liability and medical malpractice), supporting Attorneys Matthew Shafner, John A. Collins, III, and Matthew Auger. She holds an Associate Degree in Business and a Paralegal Certificate from the University of New Haven, as well as a Bachelor Degree from Eastern Connecticut State University. She is a Notary Public.

Joanna has been with Suisman Shapiro since 2008. Prior to joining the firm, she worked for Attorney Matthew Shafner for ten years at O'Brien, Shafner, Stuart, Kelly & Morris in the Personal Injury Department.

Joanna volunteers weekly during lunch hour at the Jennings Elementary School in New London, working with the second grade class. Joanna lives in Waterford with her husband and two sons.