Serving Those Who Serve


The McConnell Family Law Group is pleased to offer a 25% discount on family law services to active and retired members of law enforcement, firefighters, military service members, nurses, and teachers.

Heroes Discount ProgramWith military and law enforcement families on staff, our firm is highly sensitive to the demands, stress, and potential negative effects on interpersonal relationships that people with careers in the service fields may face.

Attorney Paul McConnell was an active-duty Marine officer for 14 years. He served many roles, including rifle platoon commander, infantry officer, defense counsel, claims attorney, prosecutor, trial judge, circuit judge, and deputy chief trial judge. During the first Gulf War, Paul served as an operations officer in Afghanistan. In 2008 he led a delegation to Baghdad, Iraq. His decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal, the Navy Commendation Medal, the Navy Achievement Medal, the Combat Action Ribbon, and the District of Connecticut’s “Standing Tall” award.

Attorney Matt Crockett is a Lieutenant Colonel in the Marine Corps Reserves and has served as a platoon commander, executive officer, defense attorney, trial advocacy trainer (NITA), adjunct professor, and military judge.  In 2006 Matthew deployed to Al Anbar Province, Iraq to serve as a Civil Affairs Team Leader in support of the 3rd Battalion, 4th Marines Regiment in Al Q’aim.

In addition, our Office Manager Lauren Windish is married to a retired police officer, and Gina Dezi’s father is an Army veteran.

The McConnell Family Law group (emphasis on family) has experienced, knowledgeable, and empathetic attorneys and staff to assist our everyday heroes with family law legal needs. We thank you for your service. Contact our office today to make an appointment for your consultation.



638 Prospect Ave., Hartford, CT 06105
Tel: 860-266-1166

New Canaan

71 Elm St. #201, New Canaan, CT 06840
Tel: 203-344-7007

New Haven

157 Church Street, New Haven, CT 06510
Tel: 203-344-7762

By Appointment Only

Stamford, CT

Greenwich, CT

Shelton, CT

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