ACKERLY  BROWN LLP

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A T T O R N E Y S AT L A W

Litchfield Office
782 Bantam Road
P.O. Box 815
Bantam, CT 06750-0815
Telephone: (860) 567-0828

Sharon Office
25 West Main Street
P.O. Box 158
Sharon, CT 06069-0158
Telephone: (860) 364-5531

 

 Our Attorneys

Mary M. Ackerly

Louise F. Brown

J. Michael Sconyers

Ruth Nadeau Dwyer

Alyson R. Marcucio

Peter E. Hitt

 

 


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Mary M. Ackerly

Partner

 

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Professional Experience:

 Admitted to the Connecticut Bar in 1977.

 

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Education:

  • Yale Law School, New Haven, CT (J.D. 1977)
  • Barnard College, New York, NY (B.A., 1970, magna cum laude)

Resident in Litchfield Office
Phone: (860) 567-0828

  

 

Louise F. Brown

Partner

 

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Admitted to the Connecticut Bar in 1973.

 

Professional Associations:

  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association Real Property
  • Member, American Bar Association Probate and Trust Section
  • Member, Connecticut Bar Association
  • Member, Litchfield County Bar Association, past President, (1986-1988), Vice President and Treasurer

Civic Organizations:

  • Trustee, The Hotchkiss Library of Sharon
  • Advisory Board, Martha Boschen Porter Fund, Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation
  • Ethics Committee, Sharon Hospital

 Previous Board Memberships:

  • Cornwall Conservation Trust
  • Women's Support Services, Inc.
  • Housatonic Mental Health Center
  • Indian Mountain School, Inc.
  • Town Hill School, Inc.

Education 

  • Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts (J.D.,1972, cum laude)
  • Columbia University, New York, New York (M.A., 1966)
  • Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts (A.B., 1965, cum laude)

Resident in Sharon office
Phone: (860) 364-5531

 

 

J. Michael Sconyers
Partner

 

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Admitted to the Connecticut Bar in 1981.  Also admitted in the United States Supreme Court and the United States Court of Military Appeals. 

 

Professional Associations:

Civic Organizations:

  • Chairman, Norfolk Board of Finance
  • Trustee, Connecticut Chapter of The Nature Conservancy
  • Donor, National Bone Marrow Registry
  • Donor, American Red Cross

Education:

  • George Washington University, Washington, D.C. (J.D., 1976)
  • Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA (B.A., 1973, Summa Cum Laude)

Military Experience:

  • USMCR (Ret) LtCol Active Duty 1965-1971; 1975 to 1978
  • Retired as Lieutenant Colonel in 1990 after 20 years of active and reserve service
  • Awarded Bronze Star with Combat V, Strike/Flight Medal (38)
  • Combat Action Ribbon, Vietnamese Air Cross of Gallantry,
  • National Defense Medal, and numerous unit awards and citations
  • Designated Naval Aviator 1967

Resident in the Bantam Office

(860) 567-0828

 

 

Ruth Nadeau Dwyer

Associate Attorney

 

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Admitted to the Connecticut Bar in 2004.

 

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Resident in the Bantam Office

(860) 567-0828

 

 

Alyson R. Marcucio

Associate Attorney

 

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Admitted to the Connecticut Bar in 2005.

 

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Resident in Litchfield Office

Phone:  (860) 567-0828

 

 

 

 

 

Peter E. Hitt

Associate Attorney

 

Practice Areas:

  • Real Estate and Land Use
  • Estate Planning
  • Estate & Trust Administration

Professional Experience:

  • Feb. 2012 – present:           Associate Attorney, Ackerly Brown LLP, Sharon, Connecticut

Admitted to the Connecticut Bar in 2011.

 

Professional Associations:

  • Member, American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
  • Member, Connecticut Bar Association
  • Member, Connecticut Bar Association Estates and Probate Section
  • Member, Connecticut Bar Association Young Lawyers Section
  • Member, Litchfield County Bar Association

Civic Organizations:

  • Vice President, Northwest Corner TRIAD
  • Member, Appalachian Mountain Club
  • Coach, Hotchkiss School Boys’ and Girls' Water Polo Teams 

Education:

  • University of Connecticut, Hartford, Connecticut (J.D. 2009)
  • New York University, New York, New York (B.A., 2005)

Resident in Sharon office
Phone: (860) 364-5531