Cohen and Wolf, P.C. is pleased to announce that Wilson Carroll, Jonathan Fazzino and Ariel Walker have joined the firm as Summer Associates for 2019. They will spend time in each of the firm’s four offices.
Mr. Carroll is currently a law student at Quinnipiac University School of Law, where he participates on the Society Dispute Resolution’s Competition Team and is a Publication Editor of the Quinnipiac Law Review. In 2018, Mr. Carroll served as a Legal Intern to the Honorable Stefan R. Underhill at the United States District Court, District of Connecticut. He received a B.A. in Social Thought and Political Economy from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and during the 2011/2012 academic year, Mr. Carroll studied abroad; first at the Beijing Institute of Education, earning an Intensive Mandarin Certificate, and then at Donghua University in Shanghai, earning a certificate in Mandarin and Chinese Economics. Mr. Carroll is a resident of Branford, Connecticut.
Mr. Fazzino is currently a law student at Boston College Law School where he received a Merit Scholarship. Currently he is on the Editorial Board for the Uniform Commercial Code Reporter Digest. In 2018, Mr. Fazzino served as a Judicial Intern for the Honorable Marianne B. Bowler at the United States District Court, District of Massachusetts. He graduated from Georgetown University with an MA in American Government and from the University of Notre Dame with a BA in Political Science. He served as a Graduate Research Assistant for the Georgetown Center for Juvenile Justice Reform in 2017. Mr. Fazzino is a resident of Kensington, Connecticut.
Ms. Walker is currently a law student at Quinnipiac University School of Law where she is the recipient of the Geoffrey Karume Schweitzer Scholarship and Distinguished Academic Achievement Awards in Civil Procedure and Legal Skills. She is also a member of Quinnipiac’s Mock Trial Honor Society. From 2014-2019, Ms. Walker worked as a Data Quality Analyst for the United States District Court, District of Connecticut, creating statistical reports for federal judges and training manuals for court personnel. Ms. Walker has also served as a Judicial Intern for the Honorable Victor A. Bolden at the United States District Court, District of Connecticut, and at the Connecticut Superior Court in New Haven, assisting low income and pro se individuals through court processes. Ms. Walker graduated from Sacred Heart University with both an MA and a BS in criminal justice. She is a resident of Bridgeport, Connecticut.
Cohen and Wolf’s highly selective and competitive Summer Associate program provides an opportunity for law school students to work in a fast-paced law firm environment where they can gain practical legal skills and exposure to private practice. The firm makes every effort to involve summer associates in all areas of practice and expose them to courtroom proceedings, depositions, client meetings and negotiations, with the primary objective of providing students with professional experiences representative of life as a full-time associate.
The firm began in 1951 with two lawyers, Herbert L. Cohen and Austin K. Wolf, working from a single office in Bridgeport. Since then, the firm has expanded to more than 50 attorneys with offices in Bridgeport, Danbury, Westport and Orange. Attorneys at Cohen and Wolf represent a diverse assortment of individuals, businesses and municipalities, handling their personal and professional legal needs, from matters involving litigation, employment, corporate and securities law, commercial lending, real estate, land use and zoning, to family law and estate planning. Additional information is available at www.cohenandwolf.com.