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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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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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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|New England Scholar 1999-2000||New England School of Law||1999|
|New England Scholar 1998-1999||New England School of Law||1998|
|Law Clerk||State of Connecticut, Superior Court, Part A Criminal||2000 - 2000|
|Legal Intern||United States Attorney's Office||2000 - 2000|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association||Member||N/A|
|Hartford County Bar Association||Member||2001 - 2008|
|New England Journal on Criminal and Civil Confinement||Associate||1999 - 2000|
|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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|New England School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor, cum laude||2001|
|Trinity College||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1996|