About Attorney Christopher Winans

Practice Areas

  • Civil Litigation
  • Collections
  • Commercial law
  • Construction Litigation
  • Foreclosures
  • Landlord and tenant law
  • Personal injury
  • Residential and Commercial Real Estate

Admitted

  • Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court of Connecticut and the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Education

  • Rutgers University Law School, J.D.
  • Fairfield University, B.A.

Associations & Memberships

  • Danbury and Connecticut Bar Associations

Experience

  • Research Law Clerk | Superior Court, Connecticut Judicial Department, 1986 – 1988
  • Partner | Pinney, Payne, Burrell, Wolfe and Dillman, P.C., 1993 – 1997
  • Member | Sullivan, Biraglia, Winans & Eberhard, 1997 – 2003
  • Partner | Burrell and Winans, 2003 – 2015
  • Board Member and Treasurer | Housing for All, Inc., 2005 – 2012 (non-profit)
  • Trustee | Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Association, 2016 – (non-profit)

Cases

Chapin v. Freedom of Information Commission, 22 Conn. App. 316 (1990) | Mitchell v. Mitchell, 31 Conn. App. 331 (1993) | Ridgebury Group v. Mitchell, 31 Conn. App. 938 (1993) | Scala v. Datahr Rehabilitation Institute, 38 Conn. App. 906 (1995) | McKeever v. Fiore, 78 Conn. App. 783 (2003) | Tuccio v LaMonica, 116 Conn. App. 527 (2009) | Marmo v Marmo, 131 Conn. App. 43 (2011).