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Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 75%
  2. Immigration: 20%
  3. Unspecified: 5%

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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse John. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


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  • Michael A Priarone

    I endorse this lawyer. I contacted John to assist with a personal injury matter. He was responsive, extremely knowledgeable and very helpful. I will contact him again on any Connecticut matters.


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Contact info

Law Offices of John J. LaCava

22 Fifth St
Suite 301
Stamford, CT, 06905


NYCurrently registered 198203/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers Guide2009
Family Champion AwardFamily Centers of CT2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
N/ALaw Offices of John J. LaCava, LLC2010 - Present
PartnerBarr & LaCava1993 - 2010
N/AFarrell, Barr and Lacava1985 - 1993
Association namePosition nameDuration
Connecticut Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2004 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationPast Chairperson, CT Chapter 19901986 - Present
Connecticut Bar AssociationMember1985 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Judy Taylor v. Maggiore Construction, Inc.Verdict $1,000,050.00 after Jury Trial
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Publication nameTitleDate
American Immigration Lawyers Association Annual SymposiumOverview of BIA Precedent Decisions 1989-19901990
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Connecticut School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1980
Tufts UniversityN/AN/A1975
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Fairfield County Regional Bar AssociationImmigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions2003
AILA Annual ConferenceBIA Precedent Decisions1990