• Attorney Jennifer Celentano

  • Jennifer M. Celentano was born and raised in New Haven County. A graduate of Hartwick College, Oneonta, New York, her education also includes a semester at Trinity College in Wales. After graduating from Hartwick, Ms. Celentano lived in Boston, Massachusetts for several years and completed a graduate certificate program for Women in Government and Politics at the McCormack Institute of Public Policy, University of Massachusetts, Boston. While in Boston, Ms. Celentano was active in many community organizations, including the Greater Boston Diabetes Society, Young Professionals. Ms. Celentano participated in an internship with the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority in its Compliance Department, and thereafter worked in the Governor’s Office of Legal Counsel as a staff Assistant during the tenures of Governor William Weld and Governor Paul Cellucci.

  • Jennifer M. Celentano is located in New Haven County and covers all areas throughout CT. Please make sure you contact us for a consult by email or by phone. Let us know your needs and we will get back to you as soon as possible to let you know how we can help.

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    During law school, Ms. Celentano was active in several Societies and organizations.

    In 1997, Ms. Celentano began her studies at the Quinnipiac University School of Law. While a law student, Ms. Celentano was a member of the Moot Court Honor Society, President of the Insurance Law Society, and Vice-President of the Women’s Law Society. Ms. Celentano also received an Outstanding Performance in Oral Advocacy Award from the Law School. During Law School, Ms. Celentano was a law clerk to John R. Williams, a noted civil rights attorney in Connecticut.

    Ms. Celentano received her law degree in May of 2000 and worked at several general practice firms and an insurance law boutique before starting her own law practice in March of 2003. Ms. Celentano’s legal practice focuses on the areas of personal injury litigation and general civil litigation, including civil trial advocacy for personal injury victims, including automobile collision and premises liability cases. Ms. Celentano also handles a wide variety of employment discrimination cases before administrative agencies and in state or federal court. In addition, Ms. Celentano routinely handles juvenile proceedings involving the Department of Children and Families, Probate matters and criminal matters.

    Attorney Celentano is the Co-Chair of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association Women’s Caucus Domestic Violence Pro Bono Project. The Project seeks to bridge the gap for victims who file for protective orders by providing legal representation to clients at the time of show cause hearings – - a critical time where many victims do not show up at court. Attorney Celentano has represented several victims personally, and is responsible for coordinating the CTLA volunteer attorneys with the domestic violence victims.