Rodie & Connolly is a family firm founded by Attorneys Wilfred Rodie, Sr. and James Connolly in 1984.
All of our attorneys are experienced litigators who will prepare your case for trial when individuals, insurance companies, and corporations refuse to act reasonably. They practice law with patience and perspective because our attorneys understand the harsh realities that injured individuals face.
For over 30 years, the attorneys at Rodie & Connolly have empowered clients to make the best legal decisions based on the law and each case’s unique circumstances.
James M. Connolly
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Jim Connolly grew up in Bridgeport, attended the University of Bridgeport, and the University of Bridgeport School of Law.
In 1983 he joined forces with Wilfred J. Rodie, Sr., an immensely talented lawyer, to form Rodie & Connolly, P.C. They share a lifelong friendship.
During his career, Attorney Connolly has represented the interests of individuals in claims regarding medical malpractice, dental malpractice, product liability, motor vehicle accidents, and general negligence of many types, involving injuries ranging from minor to catastrophic. He has tried cases to conclusion throughout the State of Connecticut and has argued cases in the Connecticut Supreme Court and the Connecticut Appellate Court.
Attorney Connolly has been Board Certified in Civil Trial Law for more than twenty years by the National Board of Trial Advocacy which is the only certification process approved by the Connecticut Judicial Department.
He is a member of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, the Connecticut Bar Association, and the Greater Bridgeport Bar Association, and has been recognized by his peers as a Connecticut Super Lawyer since the program’s inception.
Wilfred J. Rodie, Jr.
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Mr. Rodie is a lifelong Stratford resident. He proudly followed his father, Attorney Wilfred J Rodie, Sr., into the practice of law. The Rodie Building at 3380 Main Street, Stratford, CT, where Mr. Rodie practices law stands as a monument to the long history of the firm.
Mr. Rodie graduated from Georgetown University in 1983. He received his Juris Doctorate degree from the Georgetown University Law Center in 1986. He was admitted to practice law in Connecticut in 1986 and over his career has appeared before Judges of the Superior Court in many courts throughout the State.
Mr. Rodie has served as an Attorney Fact Finder/Arbitrator at the request of the Chief Court Administrator for many years. He is a member of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association the Greater Bridgeport Bar Association and the Connecticut Bar Association.
Mr. Rodie has also been recognized as a Connecticut Super Lawyer by Connecticut Magazine.
Brigid Connolly Brennan
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Attorney Brennan attended the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts. She graduated from University of Connecticut School of Law, with honors. Attorney Brennan has been admitted to the Bar for the State of Connecticut and the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut. She lives in Trumbull with her husband, Attorney Thomas E. Brennan, and their young daughter. In 2013, she was selected by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys as one of the Top Ten Personal Injury Attorneys Under 40 in the State of Connecticut.
Attorney Brennan grew up visiting her father and Attorney Rodie at the office where she now works. She decided to join the practice in 2006 and considers that decision to have been one of the most important of her life. Working with family, and those who are as close as family, results in a cooperative, loyal, and collaborative approach, which carries over to the clients of this firm and the professionals they deal with each day. She is proud to be a part of the Rodie & Connolly tradition and grateful for the opportunity to work in the community where she grew up.
Attorney Brennan is currently a member of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA), the Bridgeport Bar Association, and the Connecticut Bar Association (CBA).
Emily Connolly Ralabate
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Attorney Ralabate graduated magna cum laude from Providence College and cum laude from Roger Williams School of Law in Rhode Island. Attorney Ralabate returned to Connecticut in 2011 to join her father, sister and Attorney Rodie in the practice of law.
Attorney Ralabate was admitted to the Connecticut Bar in 2011 and is currently a member of the Connecticut Bar Association, the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, and the Bridgeport Bar Association.
Attorney Ralabate grew up in Stratford and attended high school and graduated from Lauralton Hall in Milford. She is proud to now serve these communities, which have shaped her life and career.