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Attorneys & Staff

Charles J. Shimkus, Jr.


Phone: (direct): 860-969-5372
Fax: 860-525-6954

About Chuck

After practicing real estate law for two years, Chuck established the firm in 1987. With over 30 years of legal experience in real estate, probate, business and litigation matters, he has effectively represented individuals, entities, and lenders in all aspects of residential and commercial real estate transactions throughout the State of Connecticut, landlord/tenant law, zoning proceedings before town boards and commissions, general real estate issues, probate administration, probate litigation and general probate matters in Connecticut’s Probate Courts, personal injury and general litigation cases in all judicial districts, business formations and general business matters. Chuck grew up and lives in West Hartford with his wife, Dana, and he has three adult daughters and an adult son.


  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D. 1985, cum laude
  • Boston College, A.B. 1982, summa cum laude

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Connecticut Bar 1985 to present
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 1988

Current Boards and Commissions

  • 2002 to present, Trustee, Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, Hartford, Connecticut 
  • 2005 to present, Director, South Park Inn Board of Directors, Hartford, Connecticut 
  • 2016 to present, Member, West Hartford Risk Management Advisory Board, W. Hartford, CT

Previous Boards and Commissions

  • Chairman and Commissioner, W. Hartford Zoning Board of Appeals, West Hartford, CT
  • Board of Directors, West Hartford Youth Soccer Association, West Hartford, CT
  • Board of Directors, West Hartford YMCA, West Hartford, CT
  • Board of Directors, Families In Crisis, Hartford, CT
  • Commissioner, W.H. Board of Tax Assessors, W. Hartford, CT 
  • Chairman, Finance Council, Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, Hartford, CT

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If you have any questions about this firm or whether we can service your legal needs contact us today!

Shimkus, Murphy 
and Rosenberger, P.C.

Phone: 860-969-5369
Fax: 860-525-6954