Quality Legal Representation Offered by Experienced and Reliable Councelor

From start to finish, D'Aquila Law Offices, LLC will help you find a satisfactory resolution to your legal matter. We will provide you with effective legal representation at reasonable rates. We can help with estate planning, land use, municipal law, probate administration, and residential real estate transactions.

Mission Statement

We provide competent, responsive, and professional legal services for our clients and have done so for decades.

Our Core Values

  • Honesty
  • Integrity
  • Leadership
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Get to Know Jean

With more than 35 years of experience practicing law in Connecticut, Jean M. D'Aquila is highly regarded as a compassionate and responsive lawyer. She is admitted to practice in the Connecticut State Court and the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut. Jean also served as a Town Attorney to numerous Connecticut municipalities.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Experimental Psychology and Inferential Statistics, University of Connecticut (1981) [Distinction: Magna cum laude graduate and Honors Scholar]
  • Juris Doctorate from the University of Connecticut School of Law (1984)

Jean has represented clients before the Superior, Appellate, and Connecticut Supreme Courts. Some of her most successful cases include:

  • Town of East Hampton v. Department of Public Health, 80 Conn. App. 248 (2003)
  • Ensign-Bickford Realty Corporation v. Zoning Commission, 245 Conn. 257 (1998)
  • Yarborough v. Demiirjian, 17 Conn. App. 1 (1988)

Attorney Jean M. D'Aquila was awarded Middlesex United Way Community Service Award, which is the highest recognition that Middlesex United Way gives.

She was also honored by the Middletown Rotary Club with the Paul Harris Community Service Fellowship Award in May 2014. This recognition was created in memory of the Rotary Club's founder to show appreciation for a person’s contributions to world peace and international understanding. It is presented to community members and Rotarians who have made a significant contribution and difference in their community.

Her extensive professional, civic, and volunteer affiliations reflect her strong ties to Middlesex County residents. These connections also parallel her attentive manner in approaching the legal needs of her clients every day.


  • Connecticut Bar Association since 1984
  • Middlesex County Bar Association
  • Attorney Trial Referee for the Superior Court for the Judicial District of Middlesex
  • Fact Finder and Arbitrator for the Superior Court for the Judicial District of Middlesex

Present Community Affiliations:

  • Middlesex Health Systems Inc./Middlesex Hospital (Board of Directors)
  • Director of Liberty Bank (since 1992) Where she chairs the Audit Committee and serves on the Finance and Risk and Governance Committees.
  • Women's Initiative Middle Sex United Way (Past chair, founding member, and Grants Sub-Committee)
  • Women's Wellness Fund of Middle Sex Health (Founding Member)
  • Hebron Interface Human Services, Inc (Director)

Former Community Affiliations:

  • Middlesex Central CT Chapter of the American Red Cross (former Board Chairperson)
  • Haitian Ministries of the Diocese of Norwich, Inc.
  • Diocese of Norwich Outreach to Haiti, Inc.
  • MARC Community Resources, Ltd. (former Board Chairperson)
  • Greater Middletown Community Corporation (former Board Chairperson)
  • Literacy Volunteers of Greater Middletown
  • Middlesex Habitat for Humanity of Connecticut, Inc.
  • Director and Treasurer of the Guild of Catholic Lawyers of the Diocese of Norwich

Outside of work, Jean is an avid reader of great American literature. She loves lake life, cooking, traveling, and making stained glass lamps and ornaments in her basement workshop. Jean also raises Yorkshire Terriers.


It is the policy of D'Aquila Law Offices, LLC to protect the privacy of our clients. We do not disclose any nonpublic personal information about you to anyone for any purpose that is not specifically permitted by law. We make reasonable efforts to restrict access to nonpublic information about you to those employees who need to know that information in order to provide products or services to you. We make reasonable efforts to train those employees to protect the privacy of our clients. We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal and state law to guard your nonpublic personal information. It is the policy of this law firm to: Protect the confidentiality of Social Security numbers and nonpublic personal information; Prohibit the unlawful disclosure of Social Security numbers and nonpublic personal information; and Limit access to Social Security numbers and nonpublic personal information.

File Retention Policy

At the conclusion of the matter, we will retain your legal file for a period of seven years after we close the file. At the expiration of said seven year period, we will destroy the file unless you notify us in writing that you wish to take possession of it.

Contact Us Today

Get in touch with our staff today for additional information about us and our services. We would gladly respond to any of your questions about the legal solutions we offer.