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Frank DiScala is a senior trial attorney at DiScala and DiScala LLC, a law firm that has been in his family for several decades. Born and raised in Connecticut, Mr. DiScala provides legal services to the residents of the Danbury and Norwalk communities, while also taking on cases of national renown. For his work, Frank DiScala has appeared on Court TV, CNN Headline News, and other national television stations. In 1998, Francis DiScala accepted his first high-profile case, representing the son of a well-known Hollywood actor charged with having committed criminal offenses while at the Silver Hill Psychiatric Hospital. The case received ample coverage by the media and, following a year of courtroom appearances and a trial that lasted two weeks, Mr. DiScala won the case in favor of his client. As a result, Frank DiScala was asked to contribute to Court TV as a guest commentator. Since that time, he has continued to offer his televised opinions related to the legal profession for more than ten years. Notable cases on which he has commented include the Skakel murder trial and the home invasion murders in Cheshire, Connecticut.From wrongful death incidents to construction accidents, Frank DiScala and his law firm handle a wide range of personal injury and criminal defense cases. Through his courtroom-tested trial tactics and creative investigation methods, Mr. DiScala has recovered, tried, and settled cases that have generated millions of dollars throughout his career. Of particular note is Francis DiScala’s growing reputation as a leader in the ongoing development of Connecticut law in regard to dog bite assaults in the State. In his free time, Frank DiScala enjoys spending time with his family, which includes five children, and is also a devoted yachtsman and a member of the Saugatuck Harbor Yacht Club in Westport, Connecticut.


Yachts, Skiing, Gardening, Athletics, Fishing, Bow Hunting

Work experience


Trial Attorney

DiScala and DiScala LLC


Sep 1987Jun 1989


New England School of Law
Sep 1984Jun 1986


University of Connecticut Storrs