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Lisa P. Staron Murtha Cullina LLP Counsel

Counsel

Hartford
Email: lstaron@murthalaw.com
Phone: 860-240-6175
Fax: 860-240-5724

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Bar & Court Admissions

  • Connecticut
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Education

  • Quinnipiac University School of Law (J.D., with honors, 2007)
  • University of Connecticut (B.A., magna cum laude, 2003)

Lisa P. Staron


As an attorney in the Firm’s Trusts and Estates Department, Lisa Staron’s practice includes estate, tax, and business succession planning, and estate and trust administration.

Lisa also has significant experience representing fiduciaries and beneficiaries in complex trust and estates litigation, including will contests, trustee surcharge and removal litigation, contested accountings, contested conservatorships and guardian proceedings, and trust and will construction actions. In addition to her litigation practice, Lisa has considerable experience with alternative dispute resolution procedures, including mediation and arbitration.

Lisa is a frequent speaker to local professional organizations and advisor groups.

Lisa is a magna cum laude, Pi Sigma Alpha graduate of the University of Connecticut and received her law degree (tax concentration with honors) from Quinnipiac University School of Law.

  • American Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Estates and Probate Section Executive Committee
  • Connecticut Bar Journal, Board of Editors
  • Estate and Business Planning Council of Hartford, Inc., Board of Directors
  • Connecticut Estate and Tax Planning Council, Inc.
  • Super Lawyers® Rising Star  (2017, 2018) (Super Lawyers is a registered trademark of Key Professional Media, Inc.)
  • Connecticut Law Tribune, New Leaders in the Law (2016)
  • Quinnipiac University School of Law, Dean’s Scholar
  • Quinnipiac University School of Law, Outstanding Legal Scholarship Award
  • Quinnipiac University School of Law, Superior Classroom Performance Award
  • Quinnipiac University School of Law, Service to the Law School Award

Contributing author to “Manual for Court-Appointed Attorneys in Courts of Probate” by the Integrity of the Practice / Pro Bono Subcommittee of the Estates & Probate Section of the Connecticut Bar Association, May 2016

Overview

As an attorney in the Firm’s Trusts and Estates Department, Lisa Staron’s practice includes estate, tax, and business succession planning, and estate and trust administration.

Lisa also has significant experience representing fiduciaries and beneficiaries in complex trust and estates litigation, including will contests, trustee surcharge and removal litigation, contested accountings, contested conservatorships and guardian proceedings, and trust and will construction actions. In addition to her litigation practice, Lisa has considerable experience with alternative dispute resolution procedures, including mediation and arbitration.

Lisa is a frequent speaker to local professional organizations and advisor groups.

Lisa is a magna cum laude, Pi Sigma Alpha graduate of the University of Connecticut and received her law degree (tax concentration with honors) from Quinnipiac University School of Law.

Memberships
  • American Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Estates and Probate Section Executive Committee
  • Connecticut Bar Journal, Board of Editors
  • Estate and Business Planning Council of Hartford, Inc., Board of Directors
  • Connecticut Estate and Tax Planning Council, Inc.
Recognition
  • Super Lawyers® Rising Star  (2017, 2018) (Super Lawyers is a registered trademark of Key Professional Media, Inc.)
  • Connecticut Law Tribune, New Leaders in the Law (2016)
  • Quinnipiac University School of Law, Dean’s Scholar
  • Quinnipiac University School of Law, Outstanding Legal Scholarship Award
  • Quinnipiac University School of Law, Superior Classroom Performance Award
  • Quinnipiac University School of Law, Service to the Law School Award
Publications

Contributing author to “Manual for Court-Appointed Attorneys in Courts of Probate” by the Integrity of the Practice / Pro Bono Subcommittee of the Estates & Probate Section of the Connecticut Bar Association, May 2016

Bar & Court Admissions
  • Connecticut
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Supreme Court
Education
  • Quinnipiac University School of Law (J.D., with honors, 2007)
  • University of Connecticut (B.A., magna cum laude, 2003)
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