Fasano, Ippolito, Lee & Florentine are experienced litigators in courtside civil trials, jury trials, appellate litigation, alternative dispute resolution, mediation and arbitration in Courts throughout Connecticut.


Fasano, Ippolito, Lee & Florentine is also cognizant of the time and cost associated with trials and resolution methods.  We pride ourselves on providing the most efficient and effective representation for all of our clients.

Richard T. Florentine

Richard (“Ric”) limits his concentration of practice to the areas of residential real estate closings, for both buyers and sellers, as well as, lender representation throughout the State of Connecticut. Additionally, Ric serves as Grievance Counsel for the New Britain Judicial District and Hartford Judicial District, GA 12 and Avon, Bloomfield, Canton, Farmington, West Hartford Grievance Panel and also the Tolland Grievance Panel.

Areas of Practice

Real Estate

Whether a seller, purchaser, borrower, lender, developer or investor, Fasano, Ippolito, Lee & Florentine has an attorney that can meet your needs.


Land Use / Zoning

Well-known and well respected in New Haven County, and the State of Connecticut, Fasano, Ippolito, Lee & Florentine’s land use, zoning, wetlands and environmental attorneys are…


General Civil Litigation

The best representation does not always come from the biggest law firm or the lawyer with the flashiest television commercial.


Estate and Tax Planning

In the representation of a variety of clients, our firm has the experience to assess the client’s personal situation and establish the estate planning suitable for the client’s specific needs…

Probate and Probate Litigation

The estate process and probate litigation can be a daunting and confusing and threatening area of the law.


Condominium Law

Fasano, Ippolito, Lee & Florentine, currently represent several New Haven and Middlesex County Condominium Associations. From the creation of the condominium Declaration…


Corporations / LLCs / Partnerships

Whether you are a shareholder in an existing corporation or a member in a limited liability company, or whether you are starting a new business venture, choosing the right legal representation with the experience is paramount.


Fasano, Ippolito, Lee & Florentine, LLC presently represent several New Haven County municipalities in tax foreclosure/collection work, as well as, sewer and water authority lien foreclosure/collection work.

General Criminal Law

The attorneys at Fasano, Ippolito, Lee & Florentine have practiced throughout the State of Connecticut. Our defense attorneys are experienced in criminal case management and with the engagement and negotiation of pleas and dispositions…

One of a Kind Personalized Attention

With 30 years as a firm, our attorneys are capable of handling almost any type of litigation or transaction.  Fasano, Ippolito, Lee & Florentine, LLC strives to develop a successful attorney-client relationship based on mutual trust and respect.

Every one of our clients know the attorney in charge of their matter and that attorney is never more than a phone call away.  Especially important, our attorneys collaborate with each other on most, if not all, matters.  The client’s legal strategy is developed by a team of attorneys with different points of view and areas of expertise, thus ensuring that the client receives the best legal services specifically tailored to their needs.

Fasano, Ippolito, Lee & Florentine, LLC has five (5) practicing attorneys as well as a complete support staff available to assist all clients.  Fasano, Ippolito, Lee & Florentine, LLC is located at 388 Orange Street, New Haven, CT (walking distance from the Superior Court, Judicial District of New Haven) and also has satellite offices in East Haven and Branford.  Fasano, Ippolito, Lee & Florentine, LLC practices in all courts and jurisdictions throughout the State of Connecticut.

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