Joseph Cessario concentrates his practice in the representation of individuals and businesses throughout Connecticut, with a particular emphasis to Fairfield County, and surrounding areas, including: Stamford, Greenwich, New Canaan, Darien, Norwalk, Westport, Fairfield, Bridgeport, Trumbull, Danbury, Milford and New Haven. Mr. Cessario has extensive experience in a wide range of legal matters and routinely assists clients with the following items:
Prior to becoming a lawyer with Zeldes, Needle and Cooper, Joseph worked for one of the Northeast’s leading residential real estate developers in a position that managed the development, organization and administration of multi-million dollar projects in the New York metropolitan area. Joseph’s responsibilities included the management of legal issues involving the acquisition/disposition, financing and development of both new construction and condominium conversion projects. Additionally, as an architectural designer, Joseph’s work also involved the planning and design of numerous residential, commercial and mixed-use projects which included duties that ranged from site selection to construction documentation production and project management. These prior experiences have provided Joseph with an intimate knowledge of the procedures, relationships and processes at work in the building industry and he uses this knowledge to help clients manage both the legal and practical issues involved in real estate development and construction projects.
Joseph is a lifelong resident of Stamford and alumnus of King School (formerly King and Low Heywood Thomas). Joseph, his wife, Gabriela, and son, Joey, stay active with various philanthropic / charitable organizations in Stamford and Greenwich.
Tulane University (Masters of Architecture (2002))
Pace University School of Law (J.D. (2006))
Washington D.C. (2008)
Connecticut Bar Association
District of Columbia Bar Association
Fairfield County Bar Association
Greater Bridgeport Area Bar Association
American Institute of Architects
Urban Land Institute