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John has been happily married since 1979 to Diane Allison Zaccaro, and has one child, Jennifer. He enjoys reading, writing, soccer, computers, running, and guitar. - See more at:


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Practice areas


  1. Real Estate: 24%
    32 years
  2. Business: 24%
    32 years
  3. Commercial Real Estate: 24%
    32 years
  4. Arbitration: 23%
    32 years
  5. Medicaid & Medicare: 5%



Hourly ($300/hour), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Elton B Harvey III

    I have found John to be a knowledgeable, highly ethical lawyer who brings a practical business approach to the table. As a member of the Executive Committee of the Connecticut Bar Association Real Property Section he has gone out of his way to donate his time and talents to improving the profession.


    Elton Harvey Real estate Attorney
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Contact info

Cipparone & Zaccaro, P.C.

261 Williams Street
New London, CT, 06320


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
2013 Award of ExcellenceConnecticut Main Street Center2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Shareholder/PartnerCipparone & Zaccaro, P.C.2009 - Present
Member/PartnerCole-Chu & Cipparone, LLC2008 - 2009
Of CounselCole-Chu & Cipparone, LLC1999 - 2008
AssociateCole-Chu & Cipparone, LLC1998 - 1999
OwnerJohn C. Zaccaro, Jr., Attorney at Law1993 - 1998
AssociateThe Marcus Law Firm1987 - 1993
Association namePosition nameDuration
Connecticut Bar Association, Small Firm Practice Management SectionCo-Chair2015 - Present
Connecticut Bar Assonciation, Residential Real Property Certification Examining CommitteeCommittee Member2014 - Present
Connecticut Bar Association, Standing Committee on Professional EthicsCommittee Member2014 - Present
Connecticut Bar AssociationTechnology Task Force2013 - Present
Connecticut Bar Assonciation, Standing Committee on Residential Real Property CertificationCommittee Member2012 - Present
Connecticut Bar Association, Technology Law Section Executive CommitteeChair2012 - Present
Connecticut Bar Association, Small Firm Practice Management SectionExecutive Committee Member2012 - Present
Connecticut Bar Association, Small Firm Practice Management SectionMember2010 - Present
Connecticut Bar Association, Real Property SectionExecutive Committee Member2006 - Present
Connecticut Bar Association, Real Property SectionMember2001 - Present
Connecticut Bar Association, Technology Law Section Executive CommitteeMember2001 - Present
Connecticut Bar Association, Technology Law Section Executive CommitteeTreasurer2008 - 2012
Connecticut Bar Association, Construction Law SectionExecutive Committee Member1990 - 2000
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Joseph Gen. Contracting, Inc. v. Couto, [citation forthcoming] (2015)Affirmed, in part.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Uniform Transfers to Minors ActThe C&Z TrustElderLaw Blog2015
The C&Z TrustElderLaw BlogTwo Documents You Should Have for End-of-Life Medical Decisions2014
The C&Z TrustElderLaw BlogAre Your Pets Part of Your Estate Plan?2014
The C&Z TrustElderLaw BlogCMS Proposes New Medicare / Medicaid Rules Regarding Same-Sex Marriages2014
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Quinnipiac University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1983
Eastern Connecticut State UniversityEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1979
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
The Connecticut Legal ConferenceThe Cyber Attorney - Securing Your Data in the Cloud2014
Connecticut Bar Association Annual MeetingTech Tips from the Trenches2013
Connecticut Bar Association Annual MeetingFrom the Capital to the Courtroom, A Review of Recent Developments in Computer and Technology Law2002
CLE SeminarDrafting Construction Contracts1997

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