Attorney Fred Anthony obtained his B.A. in 1986 from Providence College, Providence, in Rhode Island and in 1989; he earned his Juris Doctorate from Villanova University School of Law. In law school, he was selected by his colleagues to take the commencement address.
Mr. Anthony served as an Assistant Corporation Council for the City of Shelton and retained the position till 1995. During his time at the job, Fred litigated on behalf of the city in several municipal areas such as zoning enforcement, tax matters and appearing before various agencies, commissions and courts.
Fred has provided successful representation to various clients on different family issues including relocation, divorce, post judgment enforcement and custody. While many of his cases are revolve within the Milford and Bridgeport Courts, Fred also provides representation to clients in Waterbury, New Haven, and Family Regional Courts located in Middletown and Danbury.
Attorney Anthony was voted as a Judge of Probate for the City of Shelton in 1994. He has been continually re-elected to this post ever since. As a judge of probate, he has ruled over several issues focused on conservatorships of legally inacapable adults, estates and guardianship of neglected and abused children.
In 2008-2010, Fred Anthony was the President-Judge of the Connecticut Probate Assembly. As a judge, he orchestrated an enormous overhaul of the Connecticut Probate Courts. The court infrastructures and practices were amplified and organized to ensure the availability of broader and steadier services to all inhabitants of the State of Connecticut.
Connecticut Law Tribune nominated Fred Anthony as one of the “Dozen Who Make a Difference” by enhancing the community’s legal system.
Judge Fred Anthony was selected as the President-Elect of the National College of Probate Judges in 2013. This College is the only nationwide institution solely designated to developing probate law and probate courts.
Mr. Fred Anthony is licensed to practice law in Connecticut and to litigate before the United States Federal District Court and the United States Supreme Court.
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