Richard L. Shea
Law Office of Richard L. Shea

66 Cedar Street, Suite 300A
Newington, CT 06111, United States
Phone: (860) 593-0404
Areas of Practice
  • Taxation
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

Practice/Organization Description

Protecting the rights, independence, and savings of clients since 1999

Richard L. Shea has practiced law in Connecticut since 1999. Attorney Shea began his career with small firms and dedicated the majority of his practice to estate planning, elder law, and tax issues. In 2004 he successfully launched his own practice founded on providing high quality legal representation with the accessibility and personal relationship of a small firm.

Throughout his career Richard Shea has saved families millions of dollars in taxes and nursing home costs. His multi-disciplinary approach brings together all of the relevant perspectives and advisors to create a “big picture” solution that includes all of the moving parts rather than focus on only the legal side. Today, he continues to bring his unique philosophy of macro planning, personal attention, and comprehensive solutions to help his clients achieve their goals and alleviate their concerns.

What People Are Saying:

“Richard is a thoughtful, smart and insightful attorney with a bright manner and a laser-like ability to get to the heart of complex problems. He is a pleasure to work with.” - Dan Smolnik

“I have worked extensively with Attorney Shea and have found him to always be knowledgeable, conscientious, and dedicated to serving the interests of my clients. I highly recommend Attorney Shea.” - Eric Weiss

“We like your relaxed, informative, presentation of the facts.” - Anonymous Client

Bar Admissions

Connecticut State Bar, 1999


Western Connecticut State University, Bachelor of Arts in History

Quinnipiac University School of Law, JD with honors

Professional Associations & Memberships

Attorney Shea is a member of the Hartford County Bar Association. He is also a frequent participant in Connecticut's pro bono program, The Law Works for People, and is an Editor of the Estate Planning section of

Honors and Awards

Member, Quinnipiac Probate Law Journal 1997-1999

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