The Law Offices of Clendenen & Shea,LLC

The Law Offices of Clendenen & Shea, LLC  |  400 Orange Street, New Haven, CT 06511  |   Phone: 203-787-1183   Fax:  203.787.2847

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Charlie Donato joined the firm after practicing 37 years in the field of business law. His practice includes representing doctors, dentists, lawyers, business owners and their firms in the preparation of all legal documents associated with operating their respective businesses, in addition to handling wills and trusts, estate administration and commercial and residential real estate.


Mr. Donato is a Fairfield University college graduate and a graduate of the University of Connecticut Law School. He is a past president of the Connecticut Estate and Tax Planning Council. Mr. Donato proudly served as a United States Army Platoon Sergeant and Platoon Leader for Delta Company 2, 12th Infantry 25th Division in Vietnam and was thereafter honorably discharged. He and his wife live in New Haven.


Avvocato Donato parla l'Italiano.


University of Connecticut, J.D., 1972

Fairfield University, B.A., 1967. 



1972, Connecticut



  • Connecticut Bar Association

  • New Haven County Bar Association



BV Peer Review Rated

William H. Clendenen, Jr.

Kevin C. Shea

Patrick T. Clendenen

Charles J. Donato

Joseph E. Boccia

Haley W. Schaefer

Benjamin H. Levites