Paul E. Mawn, Jr.
Born in New Brunswick, New Jersey, Paul spent the majority of his childhood in the Greater Boston Area, graduating from Melrose High School, in Melrose, Massachusetts, where he played football and ran track. Paul went on to Boston College, where he was involved in intramural basketball, student government and was a writer for the Student Newspaper, The Heights. Paul graduated from Boston College with a B.A. in Philosophy, and spent several years in sales and marketing. Several years later, Paul went back to school to study law at Western New England College School of Law, where he was an Oliver Wendell Holmes Scholar. During law school, Paul clerked for Attorney John L. Bonee III at the firm now known as Bonee-Weintraub. After graduating Law School, Paul worked as a Legal Research Clerk for the State of Connecticut Judicial Branch and spent time as a contract attorney for two local law firms. In May 2005, Paul launched The Law Office of Paul E. Mawn, and in November 2005, he opened his first office at 705 North Mountain Road, Newington, Connecticut. In December 2011, The Law Office of Paul E. Mawn, Jr. became The Mawn Law Offices, LLC. In November 2015, Paul relocated the Mawn Law Offices LLC to its present location in West Hartford Center. Paul lives in Newington, Connecticut, where he is an active member of his church. His hobbies include golf, piano and cycling. Paul is a lifelong Patriots fan.
Now in his thirteenth year of practice, Attorney Mawn has developed concentrations in Criminal Law, Probate Matters, DCF Defense and Civil Litigation. The following summarizes Paul's experience in those matters:
Criminal Law: Attorney Mawn has represented over 150 adult defendants in the Hartford, New Britain, New Haven, Danbury and Manchester G.A. Courts, and has represented over 40 Juvenile Defendants in the Hartford and New Britain Juvenile Courts. He has served as lead counsel in several criminal trials, and has completed over 120 Hours of Criminal Practice/Trial Advocacy Training.
Probate Matters: Attorney Mawn has been involved in a wide variety of probate litigation, including several complex fiduciary litigation matters. Along these lines, Paul has represented several clients in will contests, and has brought and defended legal actions against conservators, administrators and executors. Paul has also been involved in litigation between trustees, with one case landing on the Complex Litigation Docket. Attorney Mawn has had occasion to file several Probate Appeals.
While Probate litigation is an important part of Attorney Mawn's practice, helping clients avoid litigation is just as important to Attorney Mawn. To that end, Attorney Mawn has advised hundreds of clients estate planning and probate administraton issues.
DCF Defense: Attorney Mawn has represented parents and children on neglect and abuse matters in the Superior Court for Juvenile Matters, and has provided trial advocacy before the Child Protection Session at Middletown.
Civil Matters: Attorney Mawn has provided representation on civil rights matters, administrative appeals, collections matters, contract disputes and other civil matters in Superior Court.
Collections: Attorney Mawn has handled collections matters for businesses.
Foreclosures: Attorney Mawn has served as the foreclosure auction committee, and has served on a volunteer panel advising individuals on foreclosure defense.