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Hamden Attorney, John A. Parese One Hamden Center
2319 Whitney Avenue
Suite 1-D
Hamden, CT 06518
Tel: (203) 281-2700
Fax: (203) 281-0700

John A. Parese, Hamden Attorney


John A. Parese has practiced law in the New Haven area since his admission to the bar in 1973, focusing on real estate law, land development, and related fields of practice. He is an active member of the Connecticut Bar Association and the New Haven County Bar Association and serves on the NHCBA Real Estate Committee and the Centennial Committee. 

John helped develop the Residential Real Estate Closing Customs for the New Haven County Bar Association. In addition, he's served on the liaison committee with the Greater New Haven Association of Realtors®, which developed the Association’s standard form residential real estate contract. Combining this experience with his active commitment to the local community over the years, John has unique insight and success representing real estate and land development clients throughout Connecticut.

John and his wife, Maggie Jensen, live in North Haven, where they are involved in several community organizations.

Community/Business Affiliations (current and previous):

  • Instructor, Real Estate Law, Fairfield University, 1975-1979
  • Member, North Branford Planning and Zoning Commission, 1978-1981
  • President, Villanova Club of Greater New Haven, Inc., 1991-1993





Practice Areas:
Commercial Real Estate
Residential Real Estate
Land Use
Real Estate Litigation

Connecticut, 1973
U.S. District Court, District of 
Connecticut, 1973

Villanova University, B.A., 1970
St. John's University, J.D., 1973

Member, New Haven County Bar 
Association and Connecticut Bar 
President New Haven County Bar 
Association, 2001-2002
Connecticut Bar Association House 
of Delegates, 1984-1990
Connecticut Bar Association Board of 
Governors, 1987-1991
Connecticut Bar Association Clients' 
Security Fund Committee, 1991-1999
Chairman, Connecticut Bar Association
Clients' Security Fund Committee,
State of Connecticut Judicial Branch 
Client Security Fund Committee, 
Member, Executive Board, St. John's 
Moot Court, 1972-1973
Co-Town Attorney, Town of North 
Branford, 1981-1984
Special Master U.S. District Court, 
District of Connecticut, 1991-2003