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About me

It is my desire to provide excellent representation to each of my clients with top level service.  I know that each client's case is extremely important to them.  Therefore, my office works hard to keep clients informed and allow them the opportunity to participate in the process.


Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 35%
  2. Real Estate: 25%
  3. Criminal Defense: 20%
  4. Bankruptcy: 20%


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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    As the current President of the Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, I endorse Attorney Donohue. Attorney Donohue is a member in good standing in our organization and a well regarded criminal defense lawyer in the state. He has shown a passion for criminal defense issues and zealously defends people charged with criminal offenses.


    James Ruane DUI and DWI Attorney
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Contact info

The Law Office of Sean C. Donohue, LLC

5 Shaw's Cove
Suite 202
New London, CT, 06320-4974

The Law Office of Sean C. Donohue, LLC

Welch Building
43 Broad Street
Westerly, RI, 02891-1847



RIAuthorized to practice law200607/12/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in ConnecticutNational Trial Lawyers2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2011
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerLaw Office of Sean C. Donohue, LLC2008 - Present
AttorneyThe Bartinik Law Firm, PC2006 - 2008
AttorneyD'Attelo, Shields et al2003 - 2006
AttorneyO'Brien, Shafner, Stuart, Kelly and Morris, PC2000 - 2002
Legal InternO'Brien, Shafner, Stuart, Kelly and Morris PC1998 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
RICBAmember2011 - Present
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneysmember2010 - Present
Rhode Island Association for JusticeMember2007 - Present
Christian Legal SocietyMemberN/A
Connecticut Bar AssociationMember2001 - 2011
New London County Bar AssociationMember2000 - 2002
American Association for JusticeMember2000 - 2003
Connecticut Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2000 - 2011
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Thomas Healey v. Hawkeye Construction et alwon
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Quinnipiac University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
University of ConnecticutN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1993
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Eastern Connecticut Chamber of CommerceCurrent workers' compensation law2003