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AXINN, VELTROP & HARKRIDER LLP combines the skills & experience of the world’s largest firms with the efficiency and attention to client needs of the best boutiques. Established by lawyers from premier Wall Street firms with a common vision, Axinn has been joined by lawyers from the best firms and law schools who share that vision. Axinn provides world-class skills and deep trial experience in three practice areas: anti-trust, intellectual property and high-stakes litigation.
Time and again, leading companies have turned to Axinn’s IP Group for its extensive experience serving as lead trial counsel on the biggest cases. Axinn’s 25 IP lawyers have deep experience in industries such as pharmaceuticals, medical devices, industrial technology, computers & software, tools & hardware and consumer products. Axinn and its lawyers have been repeatedly recognized by Chambers, the National Law Journal, American Lawyer, the American College of Trial Lawyers, Litigation Counsel of America and the Connecticut Law Tribune.
MCCORMICK, PAULDING & HUBER, LLP is engaged in the practice of intellectual property law. Each attorney has a technical degree and law degree. Legal services include US & foreign patent, trademark & copyright protection, litigation in intellectual property matters for patent, trademark & copyright infringement, trademark opposition & cancellation proceedings, antitrust violations, unfair competition, protection of trade secrets & licensing agreements.
McCormick, Paulding & Huber conducts patent searches and renders patentability opinions, patent validity & infringement opinions, prepares, files & prosecutes patent, trademark, service mark & copyright applications in the US and foreign jurisdictions and represents clients in trademark opposition & cancellation proceedings. The firm handles cases in analog & digital circuits, electronics, robotics, organic synthesis, petroleum chemistry, biochemistry, e-commerce & business methods, etc.
THE CENTER FOR ADVANCED REPRODUCTIVE SERVICES, an academic affiliate of the UCONN Health Center in Farmington, offers many advanced techniques to help patients achieve successful pregnancies. The center is the largest IVF Program in CT with outcomes among the top in the region. The services offered are state-of-the-art; from initial infertility treatments to the very advanced – including InVitro Fertilization (IVF), Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD), superovulation, egg & sperm donation, egg freezing, male infertility, pregnancy loss evaluation, laparoscopic laser surgery, hysteroscopic surgery, and reproductive endocrinology. The center also offers acupuncture and yoga, as well as nutritional and psychological support programs.
Drs. John Nulsen, Claudio Benadiva, David Schmidt, Lawrence Engmann & Andrea Di Luigi are board certified in reproductive endocrinology & infertility. Their team helps with understanding insurance coverage & financial options.
Former Immigration Officer ATTORNEY WAYNE E. CHAPPLE handles a broad range of immigration issues including: US (inbound) immigration for individuals & employees of domestic & foreign corporations seeking to work and/or reside in the US and global (outbound) immigration for individuals & employees of domestic & foreign corporations seeking to work and/or reside abroad. With 45 years of experience, he represents a broad-based clientele, which includes US & foreign individuals, corporations & businesses and educational, financial & healthcare institutions. Wayne practices before the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and US Department of Labor (DOL).
Wayne’s areas of practice include business immigration, family-based immigration & US citizenship issues. He is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (and has held several of its executive positions). He is listed in Best Lawyers in America, as well as in both Continental and Strathmore’s Who’s Who.
Under U.S. immigration law there are certain benefits that may be available for US citizens and individuals with green cards to help reunite their family. If you are seeking the guidance of an experienced immigration lawyer in Hartford, contact Attorney Rafael R. Pichardo at IMMIGRANT LEGAL ASSISTANCE, LLC.
Rafael is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and is active in the CT chapter. He provides assistance with filing petitions for visas for your family members and answering questions on the common issues that arise with this process. Regardless of your family immigration needs; fiancé petitions, defense in immigration court, consular waivers, consulate processing, visas for victims of certain crimes, domestic violence victims, U Visas - criminal activity victims or voluntary departures, it is important to work with an experienced immigration lawyer early on in the process. Hablo Español.
ATTORNEY GREGORY C. OSAKWE represents individuals, family members, corporations & religious institutions as they navigate the process of coming to the US.
Greg’s office is a full-service immigration law firm offering a comprehensive list of services. With more than 10 years of experience, Greg can handle all of your immigration needs. His practice is specifically designed for individuals seeking to join their families through marriage, or reconnecting with parents, children or siblings and need to explore various family and relative-based options. There are many ways to enter the US, and Greg is dedicated to finding the right solutions for each unique circumstance. He is also skilled & experienced in representing clients faced with deportation, seeking asylum, charged with a crime, or those seeking green cards and citizenship.
ATTORNEY KATHLEEN J. KOWALYSHYN takes the extra step, working closely with her clients to resolve the matters entrusted to her. She combines sensitivity with practical legal advice & advocacy on behalf of her clients.
Kate concentrates her legal practice in the areas of real estate, divorce & family law, probate & estates & personal injury, She has 26 years of experience, and provides confidential & informative consultations followed by effective legal representation to meet each client’s needs. Kate is dedicated to solving problems & closing deals. She has chosen to practice in a small firm setting because she is committed to delivering quality legal services in a responsive & cost-effective manner. Kate serves as Commissioner for the Metropolitan District Commission and is on the Board of Directors of the Hartford Community Loan Fund.
ATTORNEY R. RICHARD CROCE represents consumer & business debtors in various bankruptcy chapters. These chapters include Chapters 7 & 13. Chapter 7 is normally utilized to obtain a fresh-start for an individual debtor or to wind-up the affairs of a business debtor. People, to save their home from foreclosure and reorganize their financial affairs, primarily use chapter 13. Rich also assists with foreclosure prevention & mediation. With 25 years of experience, he advises that people with financial problems should contact a qualified attorney and request a consultation to learn their options as early as possible.
Your initial consultation is provided free-of-charge and payment plans are accepted. Rich offers effective strategies for restoring your credit through his “7 Steps to a 720 Score” program. His office is a federally designated debt relief agency and he helps people file for bankruptcy relief under the bankruptcy code, when appropriate.
90 State House Square 9th Fl Hartford CT
185 Asylum St. 18th Fl. City Place II, Hartford CT
Farmington, Hartford & New London CT
363 Main St. 3rd Fl Hartford CT
110 Airport Rd. 2nd Fl Hartford CT
57 Pratt St #701 Hartford CT
81 Wethersfield Ave Hartford CT
438 Main St #202 Middletown CT
AS SEEN IN THE JANUARY 14, 2016 ISSUE OF CTNOW --
A NEWSPAPER OF THE HARTFORD COURANT
Today more than ever, business is relationship driven. Simply put, do business with someone you know,
someone you trust... your trust starts here!
It’s that time of year again. BACON & GENDREAU TAX PREPARATION will give trusted advice that makes tax time almost painless. Partners Stephen B. Bacon, EA & David M. Gendreau provide reliable & affordable services for income tax, estate & trust tax return preparation, IRS audit representation, and tax planning. With more than 60 years of combined experience, Steve & David help individuals & businesses with friendly, personalized tax preparation services.
Some people choose to purchase tax software to self-prepare their own income tax returns. Currently, there are over 73,000 pages of U.S Tax Code. ONE mistake can cost you hundreds of dollars and in some cases they have found thousands of dollars when reviewing potential client’s self-prepared returns (most of them are now clients). Don’t gamble with your tax return – put yourself and your money in safe hands. They also offer other financial services, including Quickbooks assistance, payroll assistance & financial planning.
ATTORNEY DIANE M. SAUER has more than 35 years of experience representing individuals in Social Security and Supplemental Security Income Disability cases. She is a member of the National Association of Social Security Claims Representatives and the CT Bar Association, and its Disability Law Section.
Attorney Sauer has spoken at numerous seminars, training other attorneys and paralegals how to represent individuals seeking benefits. She receives many referrals from lawyers, medical care providers and satisfied clients. She enjoys speaking to groups, such as community organizations and impairment support groups. Se Habla Español. The process of proving disability can be confusing, frustrating & emotionally draining. Not everyone who applies is able to prove that they fit Social Security’s definition of disability. Attorney Sauer and her staff work with individuals to put their cases in the best positon for a favorable decision.
NEW DIRECTIONS, INC OF NORTH CENTRAL CT is proud of its reputation for delivering high quality services and remains committed to continuing this tradition. New Directions is a private, nonprofit, licensed, outpatient facility providing drug and alcohol treatment, intervention, prevention, community education and referral services to youth and adults in North Central CT.
New Directions, Inc. is dedicated to reducing the impact that substance abuse has on the North Central Connecticut Region by providing education, prevention, intervention, and treatment services. It is the mission of New Directions to uphold the personal integrity of each individual who seeks our prevention and treatment services and to provide these services in a timely, caring, respectful and professional manner. Services include: outpatient substance abuse treatment groups, adolescent substance abuse treatment, first offense DWI & drug program, a partial hospitalization program, intensive outpatient group therapy, individual therapy, marriage & family counseling, parenting education & anger management groups.
SAINT JOHN PAUL II SCHOOL (JPII) is a regional diocesan school supported financially and spiritually by ten parishes. They are the only regional Catholic school in the area serving Middlesex County.
A thriving community of learners, Pre-K through eighth grade, JPII offers a fully accredited, affordable education to children of all faiths. They follow the Hartford Archdiocese Curriculum, a standards-based curriculum integrated with Catholic Christian values. Unique programs include a full-Spanish immersion program with fast paced engaging “Spanish-only” classes. Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) is a strong component of the program. Core programs are supplemented with experimental learning opportunities including Engineering with Legos, Junior Robotics, student band, theater and art programs, and competitive soccer, basketball and cross country teams. OPEN HOUSE on January 24 from 12pm-2pm.
AZTECH ENGINEERS, INC is a building services engineering design & consulting firm specializing in mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection systems. Principal Dean H Azzam, PE, LEED AP & his staff possesses many years of combined industry experience. A staff dedicated to the art & science of engineering develops design concepts that are then implemented as detailed designs into successful building projects. Aztech routinely integrates energy conservation, green building design, energy simulation and building information modeling (BIM), geothermal and photovoltaic systems, , existing building evaluations & historic preservation, into their project design.
Established in 1995, Aztech Engineers has maintained a commitment to personal service, quality engineering and a philosophy of gaining thorough system and project comprehension to provide the correct solutions for each customer. The integration of each discipline and coordination with the entire project are a direct result of the involvement of the project team throughout the design process. Projects include schools, retail, offices, manufacturing facilities, food service facilities, houses of worship, health centers and more.
Why should you send your child to SAINT MARY SCHOOL in Newington? Succinctly stated, your child will receive a faith-based, academic education in a Christ-centered, nurturing environment provided by certified teachers. Accredited by the New England Association of Schools & Colleges, SMS serves children from Pre-K3 through grade 8. In their multi-age classes, enrolment does not exceed 20 children.
OPEN HOUSE: Sunday, Jan. 31 from 12pm-2pm, and Thursday, Feb. 4 from 6pm-7:30pm. Come see what SMS has to offer your child, or spread the word to friends and family who may benefit from a great school for their child. Can’t make the Open Houses? Call for a private tour to learn more about what SMS has to offer.
WEST HARTFORD HEALTH & REHABILITATION CENTER and AVON HEALTH CENTER are licensed skilled nursing communities. They provide quality care for those with chronic illness, as well as those needing convalescence & rehabilitation. They are staffed with a dynamic team of physical, occupational & speech therapists for individualized care.
Their staff is a devoted group of trained nursing, rehabilitation and medical professionals who have spent years providing an environment conducive to the residents’ recovery. Their mission is to provide health care services in an environment where caring makes the difference. Their team of doctors, therapists, nursing and support staff work together to enable the nursing home resident to achieve and maintain their highest level of function. Services include short & long-term care, hospice services, respite care & dementia care. They are a Saint Francis Care Affiliated Post-Acute Care Network Provider as well as part of the Hartford Healthcare’s Preferred Provider Network. Both facilities have achieved the Silver Level of the AHCA Quality Awards. West Hartford Health & Rehabilitation Center, 130 Loomis Dr, West Hartford, (860)521-8700 and Avon Health Center, 652 W Avon Rd, (860)673-2521
62 LaSalle Rd #305 West Hartford CT
935 Main St Level F Manchester CT
113 Elm St #204 Enfield CT
87 S Main St Middletown CT
901 Wethersfield Ave Hartford CT
652 Willard Ave Newington CT
W Hartford & Avon CT
Parents in Hartford Region are fortunate to have an alternative to public education. SAINT BRIDGET SCHOOL offers a nurturing environment in which students Pre-K to Grade 8 are provided with an enriched learning environment. It is a Catholic school providing an individualized educational program that includes academics, the arts, sciences & humanities. They provide an education that enables children to grow academically, socially & spiritually.
Students are involved with community activities and service to others. Students balance a challenging academic schedule with a variety of sports, clubs & extracurricular activities. The involvement of parents, faculty & parishioners contributes to a sense of community that their students take with them long after they graduate. Their OPEN HOUSE is January 24 from 10am-1pm, and every Monday from 9am-11am. Before & after school programs also available.
74 Main St Manchester CT
M.E.L.T. WORKOUT (M.E.L.T.) is an acronym for more energy, less time GUARANTEED to deliver double results in half the time and make you feel better than ever through their M30 Burn Large Group Personal Training Experience.
Joe Carabase is the creator of the m.e.l.t. Workout, a 30-minute group personal training experience for busy people of all fitness levels who want to drop body fat fast and tone up now. In 30 minutes, you will experience the “m.e.l.t.ing effect”— the immediate surge in energy and increase in metabolic rate that burns calories all day. m.e.l.t. has revolutionized Large Group Personal Training with their state of the art, heart rate monitoring system where you get instant, accurate feedback to help you push towards the zone that gives you the results you want.
S Windsor, Glastonbury, Simsbury & W Hartford CT
PROACTIVE RESOURCES DESIGN, INC. is a full-service marketing agency offering turnkey marketing & advertising strategy, PR support, graphic design, corporate identity, business development, event planning and Web planning & implementation.
PRD has helped many businesses sharpen their brand, refine their materials & present a strong consistent image. They offer affordable design services for websites, business cards, logos, stationery, brochures, print ads and e-blasts. Visit their website for a complete list of services, starting rates and portfolio of client work.
• F. Lee Bailey
• Harvard Law School
• Boston University
• Christian Science Church
• Cisco Systems
• Cushman & Wakefield
• Deloitte & Touche
• Dun & Bradstreet
• Embry-Little Aeronautical University
• Habitat for Humanity
• Jackson Lewis, LLP
• Make a Wish Foundation
• McGladrey, LLP
• Rhode Island Hospital
• Stetson University of Law
• University of North Carolina
• University of Pittsburgh
• Yale University
• Real Estate
• Mental Health
• Social Services
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