Matthew F Dolan



Matthew F. Dolan is a lifelong resident of Connecticut who was born and raised in New Haven County.  Attorney Dolan primarily handles the firm’s Criminal Defense and Family cases, and is a certified Guardian ad Litem.  Attorney Dolan obtained both his Bachelor of Arts and Juris Doctorate degrees from the University of Connecticut.

While in law school, Attorney Dolan served as an intern for the Center for Children’s Advocacy, where he represented abused children, as well as at-risk youth caught up in the juvenile justice system. He held clerkships with the State of Connecticut Superior Court Civil and Criminal divisions, where he played an active role in dozens of Criminal, Personal Injury, and Divorce trials. Attorney Dolan held a clerkship at the New Haven law firm of Lynch, Traub, Keefe, & Errante, where he developed his legal research and writing skills.

Since graduating from law school, Attorney Dolan has worked as an Associate Attorney at the Bristol law firm of Furey, Donovan, Tracy & Daly.  At Furey Donovan, Attorney Dolan represens countless clients in various criminal, personal injury, and divorce proceedings.

Attorney Dolan is on the Board of Directors of the Jeremy Saxe Foundation for Education and Development, a nonprofit organization aimed at educating underprivileged youth in Nepal.

Contact info
Dolan & Dolan, LLC129 Whitney Avenue
New Haven, CT, 06510

Office (203) 889-9287

Fees: Contingent (25-33%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types: Cash, Check, Credit card

License
State Status Acquired Updated
CT Active 2012 07/14/2016

Awards
Award name Grantor Date granted
Top 40 Under 40 National Trial Lawyers 2016
Top 40 Under 40 National Trial Lawyers 2015
Connecticut Rising Star Super Lawyers 2015
Certified Guardian Ad Litem Connecticut Judicial Branch 2013

Work experience
Title Company name Duration
Partner Dolan & Dolan, LLC 2014 – Present
Associate Furey, Donovan, Tracy & Daly, PC 2012 – 2014
Law Clerk Lynch Traub Keefe & Errante, PC 2011 – 2012
Student Intern Center for Children’s Advocacy 2010 – 2011
Law Clerk Connecticut Superior Court 2009 – 2011
Office Assistant David Rosen & Associates 2004 – 2005

Education
School name Major Degree Graduated
University of Connecticut School of Law Law JD – Juris Doctor 2012
University of Connecticut History BA – Bachelor of Arts 2009

Speaking engagements
Conference name Title Date
Greater Milford BNI Personal Injury Cases from Start to Finish 2014
Business Networking International Divorce Law in Connecticut 2014

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