Michael P. Shlansky






Michael Shlansky is a litigation attorney focusing on personal injury and workers compensation cases.  He is a native of  Fairfield County, Connecticut  with a B.S. degree from Tulane University.  After working  for several years in the business world, Attorney Shlansky attended  Tulane University Law School, where he earned his Juris Doctorate degree, and thereafter an  LL.M. in Admiralty. Attorney Shlansky is admitted to the Louisiana State and Federal Bars (including 5th Circuit Court of Appeals), and began practicing law for insurance defense firms in New Orleans. He was admitted to the Connecticut bar in 2017,  and  joined  the Law Offices of John J. LaCava.  He is a long time member of the Weston Volunteer Fire Department where he holds the position of lieutenant.

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Admiralty Law, LLM, 2013

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 2017
  • Louisiana, 2014
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana, 2015
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana, 2015
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 2015


  • Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • LL.M.
  • Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • B.S. - 2002
    • Major: Neuroscience

Honors and Awards

  • Red Cross Community Impact Heroes of Fairfield County Award, 2006
  • WERA Racing NOLA Region Champion (C Superbike & C Superstock), 2015

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Connecticut Bar Association, Member, 2017 to Present
  • Fairfield County Bar Association, Member, 2017 to Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett, Associate, 2015 to 2016
  • Burleson, Associate, 2014 to 2015

Pro Bono Activities

  • Weston Volunteer Fire Department, 1997 to Present


  • English

Client Testimonials

John LaCava has done a more than excellent job representing me in my personal injury law suit. His thorough and caring manner had me completely at ease throughout the process and gave me full confidence in my representation. I would highly recommend him to anyone going through the kind of painful accident I experienced, as the attorney who will ensure that your case is taken care of in a truly professional and very experienced way.
Patt C.