Charles D. Houlihan Jr.

Charles D. Houlihan Jr.

Attorney
Location:
Simsbury, Connecticut
Phone:
860-264-6698
Fax:
860-658-1339
Email:

Community Involvement

Talcott Mountain Music Festival - Hartford Symphony Orchestra
Founder and former Chairman

Hartford Symphony Orchestra
Former Director & Executive Committee

Simsbury Chamber of Commerce
Former President and Director

Simsbury Main Street Partnership, Inc.
Former President and Director

Simsbury Planning Commission
Former Commissioner

Simsbury Zoning Commission
Former Commissioner

Economic Development Commission - Town of Simsbury
Former Chair

Areas of Practice

  • Business, real estate, construction and employment litigation in all state and federal courts
  • Business and Real Estate Transactions
  • Estate Planning & Probate
  • Real Estate Law
  • Employment Law

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1979
  • Connecticut, 1993
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1984

Education

  • Syracuse University College of Law, Syracuse, New York
    • J.D. magna cum laude - 1978
    • Honors: Order of the Coif
  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts
    • B.A. magna cum laude - 1975
    • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa

Classes/Seminars

  • "Hiring and Firing Employees", Connecticut Lodging & Attractions Association, 1996
  • "Mediation practices and culture in Texas", Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee - Connecticut Bar Association, 1996
  • Mechanics Liens and Surety Bonds, Fifth Annual Construction Law Seminar State Bar of Texas, 1992
  • Revisions of Mechanics Liens and Surety Statutes, Advanced Creditors Rights Seminar, State Bar of Texas, 1990
  • Federal Practice Seminar, San Antonio Bar Association, 1990

Honors and Awards

  • AV rating - Martindale & Hubbell (highest rating - 24 years)
  • Greater Hartford's Top Attorneys , 2011 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Connecticut Bar Association, Construction Section, Executive Committee Member (1995-2000)
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Connecticut Employment Lawyers Association, 1996 - Present
  • Oliver Ellsworth American Inn of Court, President, Bencher (senior level) and emeritus, 1993 - Present
  • William Sessions Inn of Court, Master (senior level), 1986 - 1992
  • American Bar Association, Vice Chair, Tort Liability of Religious, Charitable and Non-Profit Institutions

Past Employment Positions

  • Hon. James C. Turk (U.S. District Court W.D. Va), Law Clerk, 1978 - 1979
  • Matthews & Branscomb P.C., Partner/Shareholder, 1979 - 1992
  • Hebb & Gitlin P.C., Counsel, 1992 - 1994