Frank L. DeVito

Frank DeVito graduated summa cum laude from Quinnipiac School of Law in May 2019. He served as the Lead Articles Editor of the Quinnipiac Law Review for the 2018-2019 academic year. The Quinnipiac Law Review published his article entitled “Criminal Protective Orders in Connecticut: The Problem of a Hidden Right” in the Spring 2019 volume. He will begin as an associate at Lesavoy, Butz, & Seitz in August 2019, after taking the Pennsylvania Bar Examination.

Awaiting Bar Exam Results/Licensure

Education

Quinnipiac University School of Law (North Haven, CT)
Juris Doctor Candidate, May 2019
Class Rank – 2 of 90 (GPA 3.84)

Sacred Heart University (Fairfield, CT)
Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, Philosophy, May 2012
Undergraduate GPA – 3.96

Honors and Activities

Dean’s Fellow (Full-tuition merit scholarship)
Quinnipiac Law Review – Lead Articles Editor
Federalist Society – President
Award for Excellence in Written Advocacy – First Place
Graduation Awards: Academic Excellence Award; Outstanding Legal Scholarship; Superior Classroom
Performance, Cornelius W. Wickersham Jr. Award for Excellence in Constitutional Law; Service to the Law
School Award.

Experience

Office of the District Attorney, Montgomery County, PA May – August 2018
Certified Legal Intern
Conducted legal research, assisted with trial preparation matters, and personally conducted various
court hearings.

Office of the Public Defender, Bridgeport, CT June – August 2017
Certified Legal Intern
Conducted arraignment interviews and argued for pretrial release in arraignment hearings.

Disability Resource Network June 2015 – June 2017
Educational and personal assistant
Worked with disabled clients by providing transportation, personal care, and help with studies.

Sappern Fellowship, New Haven, CT Superior Court January – April 2017
Worked for the clerk of court’s office, assisting indigent individuals with family law paperwork and temporary restraining orders.

Publications

Criminal Protective Orders in Connecticut: The Problem of a Hidden Right, Quinnipiac L. Rev.
(Spring 2019).

Interests

Avid reader of classic literature and spiritual theology.
Nutrition and fitness enthusiast: regular weight lifter, and practitioner of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.