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After graduating from Manchester High School in 1992, Jon earned his Bachelor of Arts degree at Trinity College in Hartford in 1996. He went on to graduate from New England School of Law in Boston Cum Laude in 2001. Jon immediately joined the family law practice in Manchester. Jon represents individuals charged with serious felonies and misdemeanor crimes throughout the State of Connecticut and clients who have been seriously injured in accidents. Jon also represents clients in divorce, custody and child support matters as well as clients who have suffered civil rights violations. Jon has represented numerous clients faced with allegations of child abuse and neglect by the Department of Children and Families. In addition Jon has briefed and argued before the Connecticut Appellate Court and also the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in New York City. Jon is a trial lawyer who has tried jury cases to verdict in state and federal court. 

His practice is focused on criminal defense, personal injury litigation, civil rights violations, divorce and juvenile law.


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  1. DUI & DWI: 20%
  2. Personal Injury: 20%
  3. Criminal Defense: 20%
  4. Car Accidents: 20%
  5. Divorce & Separation: 20%



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  • James O Ruane

    I have been practicing criminal law in Connecticut since 1998 and I am now the President of the Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association. I endorse and recommend this attorney for their criminal defense skills. Attorney Golas is a member in good standing of our organization and well known for his zealous representation of clients in criminal matters.


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Golas, Golas & Golas, P.C.

249 East Center Street
Manchester, CT, 06040-6064


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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
New England Scholar 1999-2000New England School of Law1999
New England Scholar 1998-1999New England School of Law1998
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Law ClerkState of Connecticut, Superior Court, Part A Criminal2000 - 2000
Legal InternUnited States Attorney's Office2000 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
Hartford County Bar AssociationMember2001 - 2008
New England Journal on Criminal and Civil ConfinementAssociate1999 - 2000
Connecticut Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In Re Kevin K. 109 Conn. App. 206 (2008)Client's conviction was overturned.
Dinallo v. Richard Vitale, et al. CV00-0074054-S$114,000 jury verdict plus interest
D'Angelo v. Kirschner, 06-3809-cv (2nd Cir. 7-23-2008)District court erred case remanded.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New England School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor, cum laude2001
Trinity CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1996