Anthony M. Solomine
Parrett, Porto, Parese & Colwell, PC (11-15 Attorneys)
I focus my practice in the areas of family law and real estate. I find that being direct, thorough and understanding are essential.
Area of Law:
Real Estate and Housing
2319 Whitney Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518
Years of Practice:
Types of Cases:
Real Estate and Housing, 20% of Practice
Building codes, Buying/Selling Property, Condominiums, Federal Subsidized Housing Rights, Foreclosure Defense, Leasing, Mold Issues, Mortgages, Property Taxes, Public Housing, Renting, Section 8, Short Sale, Tenant/Landlord, Zoning
Juris Doctor (JD), Suffolk University School of Law, 1988
I actively participate in the legal community, being a member of the New Haven County (Family Law Committee) and Connecticut (Member, Professional Discipline Committee and Family Law Section) Bar Associations. I serve as a Special Masters for the New Haven Superior Court - Family Law Division, as both a mediator and arbitrator for the Lawyer to Lawyer Dispute Resolution Committee. I also served on the Lawyer to Client Fee Dispute Program for the Connecticut Bar Association.
I attend several Continuing Legal Education seminars on an annual basis and also present seminars.
Bar Association Memberships
New Haven County Bar Association
Connecticut Bar Association
Board / Committee / Memberships
Family Law Committee
Family Law Section
Bar Admission Date
CT Juris Number
Summary of Employment
I have been with my firm since I graduated law school in 1988. Litigation and court room experience has been my focus.
Over the past 24 years, I have extensive experience in resolving contested custody, visitation, child support, alimony and multimillion dollar asset cases.
Get to know me:
Why did you decide to become an attorney?
An attraction to the challenge of resolving cases, litigating in a court room and helping people when they need it most.
What made you choose your primary area of law?
The opportunity for extensive court room exposure as well as the challenge of negotiation and persuasion.
What makes your law firm unique?
The firm’s philosophy centers on building positive relationships with each client by providing high quality, comprehensive, and when needed, aggressive legal services. Through hard work, skill, integrity and experience, we have earned a reputation for expending whatever effort is necessary to achieve a positive result for our clients, whether through litigation, alternative dispute resolution, or appearances before administrative agencies, boards and commissions.
Describe your ideal client.
Someone who is well organized, cooperates, and understands that the lawyer and client are a team.
Describe your personal interests and hobbies.
I enjoy all sports, reading and spending time with the people who are important in my life.
What charitable organizations do you support?
I am active in the community, as a member of the Board of Assessors/Tax Appeals for the Town of Branford (2005-to present), a Commissioner of the Civil Service Commission of the City of New Haven (1996-1998), and Commissioner of Affirmative Action Committee of the City of New Haven (1996-1998). I sat on the Board of Directors for The Farnum House, is the President of the Saint Bernadette’s School Board, and was a sponsor/mentor for The Shepard’s Inc. Program. I am also Vice President of the Town of Branford Historical Society.
Free Initial Consultation?
Typical Retainer Fees
Usually $2,500 - $15,000, depending on the complexity of the issues involved.
Fixed-Price Services and Fees
Real Estate matters only.
Fees by Hourly Rate