||One Hamden Center
2319 Whitney Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518
Tel: (203) 281-2700
Fax: (203) 281-0700
John W. Colleran, Hamden Attorney
John W. Colleran was born and raised in the New
Haven – North Haven area. He graduated from Yale University and from
Yale Law School where he was a member of the Yale Law Journal. After
service with the U.S. Army in Germany, he returned to New Haven and
began the practice of law with a firm that eventually became Garvey,
Colleran, Weiner and Lee. He continued the practice at that location
until this year when he joined Parrett, Porto, Parese & Colwell,
Mr. Colleran serves as General Counsel to Connex Credit Union, a
statewide credit union formerly known as New Haven Telephone
Employees Credit Union and which has grown to include 34,000
members. As a result, he handles all mortgage refinancing for the
individual members as well as many other matters. In addition to
that, his general practice focuses on real estate
(residential and commercial), corporate and business transactions
and zoning activity. His clients include many local corporations and
businesses, as well as numerous individuals. He is an authorized
representative for various title insurance companies.
Mr. Colleran has participated in many community organizations and
for many years has presided as Moderator of the North Haven Town
meetings. He is extremely active in Yale Alumni functions.
He resides in North Haven with his wife Winifred Brandt Colleran.
They have four sons, David, Timothy, Matthew and Kevin.