Cody & Gonillo

Civil Law Practice Providing Premier Legal Solutions in Southern Connecticut

Cody & Gonillo LLP takes pride in offering top-notch legal services to clients in Milford, CT, and the surrounding communities. Our conveniently located law firm delivers a full-service approach that caters to the individual needs of each specific client.

Our Expertise and Dedication

We cover a wide range of practice areas, including:

Residential Real Estate

Zoning and Land Use Planning

Mortgage Refinancing

Wills, Estates, and Probate

Commercial Real Estate

Incorporation and Business Matters

Real Estate Development

Family Law

Condominium Law

Landlord/Tenant Matters

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About Our Local Law Firm

Founded in 1989, Cody & Gonillo LLP has earned a reputation as a highly respected civil law firm that is dedicated to providing exceptional service to clients throughout Southern Connecticut. Christopher M. Cody and Christine M. Gonillo, the founders, are as committed to each other as they are to their clients, combining their unique skills and experience to bring comprehensive and practical legal solutions to individuals, families, and businesses alike.

Meet the Attorneys

Christopher M. Cody

  • Admitted to bar: 1983, Connecticut; 1984, U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
  • Education: University of Rhode Island (B.A., 1979); University of Connecticut (J.D., 1983)

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Biography: Gamma Epsilon Chapter Pi Sigma Alpha. Former instructor, Connecticut and American Institutes for Paralegal Studies, 1984-1985. 30-year past chair member: Pension and Retirement Board of the City of Milford, Connecticut 1990-2020. General Counsel, multiple Connecticut housing authorities, 1994–. Member: Milford (Member, sections on: Real Property and Probate) Bar Associations.

Practice Areas: Real Estate Acquisitions Law, Development Law, Financing and Conveyancing Law, Zoning and Land Use Planning Law, Probate and Estates Law, Corporations Law

Christine M. Gonillo

  • Admitted to bar: 1986, Connecticut; 1987, U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
  • Education: College of the Holy Cross (A.B., 1982); Catholic University of America (J.D., 1986)

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Biography: Former Member: Milford, New Haven County and Connecticut (Former member, Sections on: Elder Law and Family Law) Bar Associations and Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association. Former State Court Attorney Trial Referee, Civil Matters. State Court Special Master, Family Matters. State Court Appointed Committee for Foreclosures by Sale. Former Board Member, Past President: Network of Executive Women. Past Chair of Board of Directors: Milford Connecticut Regional Chamber of Commerce. Treasurer: Milford Bar Association. General Counsel, multiple Connecticut housing authorities, 1994–. Recently admitted to the U.S. Supreme Court (Oct 2023).

Practice Areas: Housing Law, Family Law, Probate Administration, Real Estate, Commercial Litigation.

Our team has decades of combined experience in housing law, residential and commercial real estate, real estate development, zoning, wills and estates, business matters, and family law.