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Hamden Attorney, Carl M. Porto II One Hamden Center
2319 Whitney Avenue
Suite 1-D
Hamden, CT 06518
Tel: (203) 281-2700
Fax: (203) 281-0700

Carl M. Porto II, Hamden Attorney

Carl Porto is a Hamden native. He attended Boston University for his undergraduate studies where he graduated cum laude in 1990. He then attended law school at the Quinnipiac University School of Law, obtaining his Juris Doctor degree in 1993. While in law school, Mr. Porto was a member of the Connecticut Probate Law Journal and was the recipient of the American Jurisprudence award in trial practice. Mr. Porto was admitted to the Connecticut Bar in 1993 and the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut in 1994.

Mr. Porto joined Porto, Parrett, Parese & Colwell, P.C. in 1993 and became a principal of the firm in 2000. His practice focuses in the areas of asset based commercial transactions, representation of lenders and financial institutions, construction law, contracts, corporate law including sales, mergers and acquisitions, commercial and residential real estate transactions and litigation with an emphasis on mortgage and real estate tax foreclosure, real estate, contract and business disputes.

As an active member in the legal and business communities, Mr. Porto is or has been a member of many professional and business organizations. Among these organizations are the New Haven County and Connecticut Bar Associations, Board of Trustees for Hamden Hall Country Day School (1998-2003) and the Standing Committee on Professionalism (2001-2004). In addition, Mr. Porto is a member of the Board of Directors of the Hamden Chamber of Commerce.

Mr. Porto resides in Hamden with his wife Kimberly and two children Carl III and William.


Practice Areas:
Asset Based Commercial Transactions
Representation of Lenders & Financial Institutions
Construction Law
Corporate Law - Sales, Mergers & Acquisitions
Commercial Real Estate
Residential Real Estate
Litigation - Mortgage & Real Estate Tax Foreclosure, Real Estate, Contract & Business Disputes

Connecticut, 1993
U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut, 1994

Boston University (B.A.,
cum laude, 1990)
Quinnipiac University School of Law (J.D., 1993)

American Jurisprudence Award in Trial Practice

New Haven County Bar Association
Connecticut Bar Association
Board of Trustees for Hamden Hall Country Day School (1998-2003)
Standing Committee on Professionalism (2001-2004)
Board of Directors of the Hamden Chamber of Commerce