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Attorney O'Connor focuses his practice on elder law issues and estate planning.


His elder law practice helps his clients understand the various government benefit plans, their eligibility requirements and how to qualifiy to receive the benefits available under these various government benefit plans including Title 19.


His estate planning practice focuses on advising and drafting the appropriate estate planning documents including Wills, Trusts, Durable Power of Attorney, Appointment of a Heatlh Care Representative and Living Wills.


Attorney O'Connor is also a CPA with an extensive tax background including dealing with the IRS on audits, Offers In Compromise and Installment Agreements. He also represents taxpayers in state tax audits.

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Licensed

  1. Elder Law: 45%
    15 years
  2. Estate Planning: 30%
    20 years
  3. Tax: 15%
  4. Real Estate: 10%
    20 years

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Free consultation (30 minutes)

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The Law Office of F. William O'Connor, LLC

20 East Main Street
Avon, CT, 06001-3801

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CTActive197908/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerThe Law Office of F. William O'Connor, LLC1998 - Present
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (Connecticut chapter)President2011 - Present
Avon Chamber of CommercePresident2009 - Present
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys Connecticut ChapterBoard Member2007 - Present
Connecticut Bar Association, Tax Section, Elder Law Section, Estate Planning SectionExecutive Committee2006 - Present
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysMember2006 - Present
Connecticut Bar Association, Estates & Probate SectionExecutive Committee2001 - Present
Connecticut Society of Certified Public AccountantsMember1982 - Present
American Institute of Certified Public AccountantsCPA1979 - Present
American Bar Association, Federal Tax CommitteeMember1979 - Present
American Bar Association, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law SectionMemberN/A
Hartford Foundation for Public GivingProfessional Advisory Board2006 - 2009
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Connecticut School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1978
Trinity CollegeN/AMA - Masters1975
University of ConnecticutN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1972
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
CIGNA PresentsEstates, Trusts and Wills2006
CIGNALiving Wills2006
Estate PlanningEstate Planning for Small Estates2004
Elder Law ProgramElder Law Issues2004
Effective Estate Planning for the Smaller EstateDrafting Trusts and Estate Plans2000