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Candace Fay formed Candace V. Fay - Attorney & Counselor at Law, PC, in 2012.  Candace's mission is to practice "real law for real people."  Her practice areas include: criminal law; real estate transactions & litigation; landlord/tenant matters; family & matrimonial law; personal injury law; probate & elder law; employment litigation; commercial litigation; and contract disputes.

Before starting her own law firm, Candace practiced with Levett Rockwood's litigation group in Westport, CT.  Prior to joining Levett Rockwood, Candace had the prestigious honor to serve as a law clerk to esteemed Honorable Holly B. Fitzsimmons of the United States District Court of Connecticut.   

Prior to attending law school, Candace worked for four years in strategic marketing communications and consumer analysis.  This prior business experience gives her an insight into the practical concerns of commercial clients. 

Candace received her bachelor of arts degree from the University of Connecticut in 2001. She received her law degree from the University of Connecticut School of Law in 2007, where she was the Executive Editor of the Public Interest Law Journal.

She is a member of the American Bar Association, Connecticut Bar Association, Fairfield County Bar Association, Danbury Bar Association, Federal Court's Public Outreach Committee, Connecticut Inns of Court and Femfessionals.  She is admitted to practice in Connecticut, New York, United States District Court of Connecticut, the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the United States Supreme Court. 

Candace serves on the Board of the Western Connecticut YMCA, the FRIENDS of the Danbury Library, and the Danbury Zoning Commission.


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Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 30%
    9 years, 10 cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 30%
    9 years, 20 cases
  3. Real Estate: 20%
    9 years, 3 cases
  4. Personal Injury: 10%
    9 years, 10 cases
  5. Probate: 10%
    8 years, 10 cases


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

4 total 

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  • Eric Robert Brown

    I worked with Candace on a difficult employment termination matter and I found her to be meticulous and tenacious. She is focused on the details and she fights for her client on every issue. I endorse her wholeheartedly.


    Eric Brown Employment and labor Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Frederick James Karrat

    An extremely talented and resourceful attorney. Highly recommended.


    Frederick Karrat Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Candace.V. Fay, Attorney and Counselor at Law, PC

Danbury and New Canaan
118 Coalpit Hill Road, Danbury and 27 Pine Street, New Canaan, CT


NYCurrently registered 200808/27/2013
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 40 under 40National Trial Lawyers Association2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Litigation AssociateLevett Rockwood, PC2010 - 2012
Law Clerk to the Honorable Holly B. FitzsimmonsUnited States District Court For The District Of Connecticut2007 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
Fairfield County Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
FRIENDS of the Danbury LibraryBoard Member2012 - Present
Danbury Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Raymond E. Baldwin American Inn of CourtExecutive Committee Member2007 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Connecticut Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Discreet Investigations, Inc. v. Gatto, Bradley, et. alPlaintiff's verdict
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Connecticut School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
University of ConnecticutCommunicationsBA - Bachelor of Arts2001
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
"Last Will and Embezzlement"Senior Citizens and the Risk of Financial Exploitation2013