Attorney Louis J. Dagostine

Attorney Louis J. Dagostine


Attorney Louis J. Dagostine is a graduate from Colby College and Hofstra University School of Law. His practice includes representation of businesses, municipalities, financial institutions, construction firms and individuals in state and federal court in the areas of business litigation, insurance defense, construction law, creditors’ rights litigation and personal injury litigation. Louis regularly appears in court and at depositions. He handles all aspects of cases from inception to trial.
On four separate occasions, Louis has been recognized as a “Rising Star” by Connecticut and New England Super Lawyers in the field of business litigation. He is admitted to the Connecticut Bar and the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut. He has authored and co-authored articles which have appeared in The Connecticut Law Tribune and The Connecticut Lawyer. Louis is a member of both the New Haven and Connecticut Bar Associations. He has served on an arbitration panel for a case involving claimed negligence and personal injuries.
Giving back to the community is important to Louis. In November 2017, Louis became an elected member of the Library Board in the City of Shelton. For four years prior, Louis served two terms as an elected member of the Board of Apportionment & Taxation in the City of Shelton. He is a current member of “Shelton Empowers” whose mission is to reduce substance use and promote a healthy and safe community through empowerment and mental wellness. In 2016, Louis gave a presentation to children at the Huntington Branch Library in Shelton and participated in a mock trial based on Yertle the Turtle by Dr. Seuss.
Louis has served on the Board of Directors of the Boys & Girls Club of the Lower Naugatuck Valley and the Quinnipiac Chamber of Commerce. Louis is a Corporator at the Valley United Way. In 2017, the City of Shelton awarded Louis the Clean Sweep Volunteer of the Year.

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Contact Information
Location:North Haven, Connecticut
Year Joined Firm:2006
Areas of Practice:Contracts

Construction Law

Insurance Law

Civil Litigation

Personal Injury — Defense

Property Damage — Defense

Municipal Law

Creditors’ Rights
Litigation Percentage:90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Bar Admissions:Connecticut, 2000

U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 2005
Education:Hofstra University School of Law, Hempstead, New York
J.D. – 2000

Colby College, Waterville, Maine
B.A. – 1996
Published Works:Contract Validity and Personal Liability: A Double-Edge Sword for Individuals Who Contract on Behalf of Unformed Limited Liability Companies, Connecticut Lawyer, November, 2008
Professional Associations and Memberships:Quinnipiac Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors, 2014-present

Boys & Girls Club of the Lower Naugatuck Valley, Board of Directors, 2004 – Present

Corporator, Valley United Way

Former Advisory Board Member, Parent Child Resource Center of the Lower Naugatuck Valley

New Haven County Bar Association, Member, 2006 – Present

Connecticut Bar Association, Member, 2006 – Present

Hartford County Bar Association, Member, 2000 – 2005

Home Builders Association of New Haven County, 2008 – 2010
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Our Practice Areas
From its offices in North Haven, Ciulla & Donofrio, LLP represents business clients of all sizes and from a wide variety of industries throughout Connecticut. The firm also has an extensive municipal and governmental law practice. The firm handles matters in all Connecticut courts, state and federal, and has clients throughout Connecticut and beyond, including Hartford, Bridgeport, Stamford, Waterbury, Middletown, Fairfield, New Haven, Norwalk, Danbury, Shelton, Torrington, Bristol, Norwich, Greenwich, and elsewhere in New Haven County, New London County, Middlesex County, Litchfield County, and Fairfield County, as well as many out-of-state clients with needs for legal services in Connecticut.