Paula Boa Sousa A Danbury, Connecticut lawyer, who can service your legal needs in Estate Planning, Wills and Trusts, Probate and Elder Law

Professional Associations & Memberships

YMCA Past President

Northern Fairfield County Board of Realtors Counsel

Ridgefield Board of Realtors Counsel



University of Connecticut School of Law, Hartford, Connecticut, 1965 J.D.

Brown University, 1959 A.B.

Military Officer: United States Marine Corps

is a Connecticut lawyer who practices in the greater Danbury area, in Fairfield County, Connecticut, primarily in the fields of Business, Corporate and Commercial Transactions, Banking, and Residential and Commercial Real Estate matters. He was a founder and chairman of the Board of Directors of The Village Bank & Trust Company and its parent corporation, Village Bancorp, Inc., which merged into Webster Bank in 1999. He serves and has served as counsel to several lending institutions, corporations, and businesses. He is admitted to practice in the State of Connecticut, District Court of Connecticut, and is a member of the Connecticut and Danbury Bar Associations.

Attorney Hannafin has held directorships with Connecticut and national companies in varying types of service and manufacturing businesses. He also is a past president of the Regional YMCA, has been a director of several charitable organizations, and has been a member of local municipal boards.

Attorney Hannafin attended Boston College and earned his undergraduate degree from Brown University in 1959, and his law degree from the University of Connecticut School of Law in 1965. He continues to practice as a member of the prestigious Danbury law firm, Collins Hannafin, P. C., which has earned an AV rating under Martindale Hubbell's peer review rating system. Attorney Hannafin has earned an excellent reputation representing clients in Business, Corporate, Commercial and Banking Law, and Residential and Commercial Real Estate matters. His extensive experience in the area of real estate law has resulted in his being named counsel to the Northern Fairfield County Board of Realtors and the Ridgefield Board of Realtors. He has frequently taught real estate courses for brokers in the greater Danbury area. In the corporate area, Attorney Hannafin handles numerous matters in financing, commercial transactions, sales and acquisitions, and contracts.

Attorney Hannafin served as an officer in the United States Marine Corps.

He has three grown sons and resides in New Fairfield, Connecticut, with his wife.

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