Mary Anne A. Charron
Mary Anne brings over 32 years of experience to her diverse practice of law, which includes elder law, probate, residential real estate closings, estate planning, commercial and business litigation, as well as long-term and social security disability.
Her elder law/estate planning practice includes the preparation of trusts, wills, powers of attorney and special needs planning, estate administration, estate and fiduciary litigation (such as will contests and claims against estates) as well as elderly and disabled protection, including social security disability attorney representation as commitment and conservatorship of estate and person representation. She has been asked to speak on the subject of retirement planning by various federal and corporate entities as well as civic groups.
For real estate transactions, Mary Anne has experience representing sellers, buyers, as well as banks/lenders, including Peoples, Sovereign Bank, Wells Fargo, and Connecticut Home Finance.
Her litigation practice ranges from surety and construction contract review, mechanics liens and all related litigation as well as general litigation related to commercial disputes including covenant to not compete litigation. She co-authored “Mechanics Liens in Connecticut” and has given seminars on this subject to businesses and associations.
Her experience and ability to work with people from all backgrounds brings a unique dimension to her practice and that experience has been tapped by others when asked to evaluate cases as well as to mediate disputes.
She was a partner at Gordon, Muir and Foley, LLP in Hartford, CT before starting her own practice in 2009.
Mary Anne graduated from the College of Holy Cross, Worcester, MA, in 1983 and received her Juris Doctor from the Columbus School of Law, Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C., in 1986. She is admitted to practice law in the State Courts of Connecticut, the District Court of the United States in Connecticut as well as state and federal administrative tribunals.
Prior to Gordon, Muir and Foley, LLP, Mary Anne was a Research Clerk for the Judges of the Connecticut Superior Court.
Areas of Practice
- Elder Law
- Residential Real Estate Closings
- Estate Planning
- Commercial and Business Litigation
- Long-Term Disability
- Social Security Disability
- Connecticut, 1987
- U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 1988
- Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, Washington, District of Columbia
- J.D. - 1986
- College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Massachusetts
- A.B. - 1983
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Metropolitan District Commission, Commissioner, Appointed by Governor Dannel Malloy, 05/2013 to 07/2018
- Jewish Association of Community Living (JCL), Member of the Board of Directors, 09/2014 to Present
- Urban Oaks Farm, Member of the Board of Directors, 01/2015 to 12/2016
- Well-Being For Warriors, Board of Directors, Member, 01/2017 to Present
Past Employment Positions
- Superior Court of Connecticut, Research Clerk, 1986 to 1987
- Gordon, Muir and Foley, LLP, Partner