August 2, 2012
The Workers’ Compensation Commission is pleased to welcome Stephen M. Morelli as our newest Workers’ Compensation Commissioner.
Commissioner Morelli brings with him more than twenty years’ experience in employment, general business, personal injury, and real estate law, in addition to litigation experience in both state and federal courts. From 1990-1994 Commissioner Morelli worked as an Associate in Legal Practice with the firm of Li & Kennedy and from 1994-2000 he was a partner in Roggi & Morelli, LLP. Most recently he had his own practice as the Law Office of Stephen M. Morelli.
Active as an elected official, Commissioner Morelli has recently served as the Deputy Mayor of the Town of Berlin, as well as being a member of the Berlin Town Council, the Budget Committee, and the Ordinance Committee (where he served as Chair). He has also served previously as a member of the Berlin Housing Authority and the Democratic Town Committee, as well as being a Corporator of The Hospital of Central Connecticut.
After studying at Boston College and the University of Connecticut, from which he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree, Commissioner Morelli earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Connecticut School of Law. Following his collegiate studies, he served with the United States Peace Corps in Thailand.
Commissioner Morelli is a member of both the Connecticut and California Bars and is admitted to U.S. District Courts in both states as well, in addition to being a licensed realtor in the state of Connecticut.
Congratulations Commissioner Morelli and welcome to the Workers’ Compensation Commission!