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About Me

For more than thirty years, I have been providing quality legal services and advice to businesses and individuals throughout the New Haven Area. I can help you navigate the legal system and set you on the right path to resolving your legal issues.

I will always act on your behalf. My aggressive posture and competent no-nonsense approach to litigation and mediation has developed a well respected practice and earned loyal & satisfied clients.

I am a Trained and Certified Collaborative Divorce Lawyer as well as a Divorce Mediator. This combination of certification and training allows me the unique ability to professionally handle all your family needs.


Practice Areas


  1. Divorce & Separation: 40%
    39 years
  2. Probate: 20%
    39 years
  3. Real Estate: 20%
    39 years
  4. Personal Injury: 20%
    39 years



Free Consultation (20 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Frank C Bartlett

    I endorse this lawyer. Attorney Depaola is extremely knowledgeable about the intricacies of the Probate Court and I consider him a valuable resource for clients in need of assistance in the field of probate.


    Frank Bartlett Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • John B. Shook

    Mr. Shook is an attorney who works hard to obtain the best possible result for his clients. He is a valuable contributor to the AVVO community and I endorse his work.


    John Shook Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Depaola - Po Box 351
97 Washington Ave
North Haven, CT, 064730351



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorney, OwnerJoseph E Depaola, Esq1976 - Present
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Connecticut Bar AssociationMember1974 - Present
New Haven County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Mashantucket Pequot Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Mohegan Bar AssociationMemberN/A
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Samford University, Cumberland School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1975
University of New HavenPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1972