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.
Describe your charitable activities.
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.