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Frank J. Scinto

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Practice Areas:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Land Use Representation
  • Real Estate
  • General Business Representation
  • Probate Litigation
  • Unfair Trade Practices
  • Noncompetion Covenants
  • Landlord-Tenant

Languages

  • English (Primary)
  • Spanish

Biography

Frank J. Scinto is a Connecticut attorney admitted to practice in 1983.  His focus is on counseling clients on real estate, business and  land use matters. He has litigated in State and Federal trial and appellate courts, Probate Courts as well as prosecuting and defending claims  in arbitrations. He speaks Spanish fluently, having grown up in the Republic of Panama. His understanding of  the demands of business  is informed by practical experience and his MBA in finance.

Frank is a  past Chairman of the Board of Directors and present Director of Wellmore, a lifespan-oriented community behavioral health agency serving a 43-town region spanning from greater Waterbury and the Naugatuck Valley to northwest Connecticut. He is also a former volunteer and Chair of the Basic Needs Allocation Committee for the United Way of Greater Waterbury, a former Trustee of the Connecticut Community Foundation, a former pro bono counsel for Law Works for People, a  former Chair of the Nonprofit Assistance Initiative and a former leader and coordinator of Stephen Ministries at the First Congregational Church in Cheshire.

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association, Member, 1984 to Present
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Member, 1984 to Present
  • Waterbury Bar Association, Member, 1989 to 1989
  • Danbury Bar Association, Member

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Chairman of the Board of Directors Child Guidance Clinic of Greater Waterbury
  • Chair United Way Basic Needs Allocation Panel
  • Chair of the Nonprofit Assistance Initiative
  • Trustee of the Connecticut Community Foundation
  • Stephen Leader for Stephen Ministries
  • Pro Bono Publico counsel for Law Works for People

Education

  • Boston College Law School, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 1983
  • U.C.L.A., Los Angeles, California
    • M.B.A. - 1980
    • Major: Finance
  • Georgetown University, Washington, District of Columbia
    • B.S. - 1975
    • Major: Biology

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 1983
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1992
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 1991
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1984
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2000