Clendenen & Shea, LLC is dedicated to providing the highest quality legal representation to individuals and businesses in the most effective manner. Clendenen & Shea, LLC offers sophisticated and savvy counsel in a cost-effective and accessible small firm.

Drawing on the diverse backgrounds of its attorneys, the firm provides thorough and vigorous legal representation in a broad range of civil matters. In addition to the extensive state and federal civil trial and appellate practice upon which the firm’s reputation has been built since its inception in 1973, Clendenen & Shea, LLC also handles a variety of non-litigation matters, including wills, trusts and estate planning, real estate closings and business counseling.

Our office on Orange Street in New Haven is easily accessible, with off-street parking. We are available by telephone and email and will respond to your messages promptly.

EXPERIENCED...
We use our wealth of experience to solve your legal problems. The firm’s attorneys combined have over 100 years of experience as lawyers. Our three legal assistants each have decades of experience in law.

PROFESSIONAL...
We maintain the highest legal and ethical standards in serving your needs. Our excellent work has earned the respect of courts and colleagues. William H. Clendenen, Jr., the firm’s principal and founding attorney, and partner Kevin C. Shea, have the highest possible rating in Martindale-Hubbell, the nation’s leading law directory.

COST EFFECTIVE...
We keep your budget in mind as we solve your problems. While Messrs. Clendenen and Shea supervise every case, lower-billing associates and legal assistants handle the bulk of the time-consuming tasks, giving you excellent service, with economy. When appropriate, we recommend court alternatives, like mediation, to resolve your dispute more quickly and inexpensively.