Robert D. Russo Attorney at Law Russo & Rizio is a unique firm that specializes in property, small business and probate. We provide both transactional and litigation services in each area. This full-service approach fosters our expertise whether it’s helping you through a tough negotiation or untangling a botched transaction in litigation. Learn More Raymond Rizio Attorney at Law We specialize in making common sense economically feasible solutions to complex problems. What unfortunately you find when dealing with attorneys is that common sense is not so common! Learn More Christopher Russo Attorney at Law Your property is likely your greatest financial asset. It should be protected, managed, and valued that way, which is what we do every day. Learn More William Petroccio Attorney at Law Bill concentrates his practice in Commercial Lending, Corporate and Business Law and Commercial and Residential Real Estate. Learn More Robert Golger Attorney at Law Practicing law has afforded me the opportunity to help people from all walks of life. After 30 years in the business, you develop an appreciation for what motivates people and how you can fashion favorable resolutions to problems both big and small. Learn More Vanessa R. Wambolt Attorney at Law Litigation should always be an option of last resort, but if you have no other option, it’s our job to see your case proceeds as smoothly and efficiently as possible. Learn More Leah M. Parisi Attorney at Law A closing requires the coordination of the Buyer, Seller, two real estate brokers and at least one bank. It’s my job to see that everyone communicates efficiently and your closing runs as smoothly as possible. Learn More John J. Ryan Attorney at Law Mr. Justice Holmes was fond of saying that ‘lawyers spend a great deal of time shoveling smoke’; I like to think that we devote our efforts for our clients to finding solutions. Learn More Colin B. Connor Attorney at Law We understand the litigation process is confusing and frustrating. We will work with you to make sure you understand and participate in each step. Learn More Lisa S. Broder Attorney at Law Lisa concentrates her practice in Commercial Lending, Corporate and Business Law and Commercial and Residential Real Estate. Learn More

Real Estate Transactions Closed

Commercial Leases Closed

Prejudgment Remedies Filed or Defended

Disputes Successfully Resolved

We Understand that Great Lawyering Starts with Great Communication.

Real Estate Law

Closings, leases, landlord/tenant, commercial & residential

Business Law

Issues with vendors, customers, employees, contracts and creditors


Help with settling estates, conservatorship, and estate planning

Election Law

Candidate and political committee representation, election enforcement



CT Real Estate Law

Russo & Rizio has been performing real estate closings all over Fairfield County for over twenty years. Attorneys Ray Rizio, Rob Russo, William Petroccio, David Kurata, Kathy Macol and Leah Parisi have considerable experience closing with a variety of different banks and have successfully resolved many contentious situations. Whether buying, selling or refinancing your mortgage, we can help you get your transaction done quick and easily.

Russo & Rizio has written leases for everything from 80,000 square foot commercial space down to an efficiency apartment. We have considerable experience negotiating and drafting Commercial and Residential leases.

Property Litigation
The Litigators at Russo & Rizio have considerable experience with all sorts of disputes involving real property.  We have litigated and resolved disputes involving easements, driveways, property boundaries, trees, deed restrictions and property ownership. We are also experienced with litigating real estate deals that fall apart and require an “interpleader” action to be filed to determine the fate of a contract deposit. LEARN MORE >


CT Landlord/Tenant Issues

Whether a Commercial or Residential Lease dispute, the Housing Court in Bridgeport and Norwalk has authority over all Landlord/Tenant matters in Lower Fairfield County.  The Litigators at Russo & Rizio have considerable experience in both Housing Courts and are familiar with the unique procedures that guide this Court as well as the Judge, Housing Specialists and Clerks that run the Court. LEARN MORE >


CT Small Business Attorneys

The attorneys of Russo & Rizio have been helping people start businesses and buy businesses all over Fairfield County for over twenty years.  We can help you negotiate a letter of intent and purchase agreement, and help you conduct thorough due diligence as well.

Whether your business is in a fight with a vendor, a customer, an employee or the owners of the business are fighting with themselves, the Litigators at Russo & Associates have considerable experience handling these types of matters in Connecticut Superior Court.  Think your business is in trouble and it can’t meet its creditors demands? Come see us. Often, we can help you find a way to restructure your business and get the creditors off your business’s back. LEARN MORE >


CT Residential Construction Law

Too many homeowners are willing to just sign any document their contractor hands them as long as the price is right. Chances are, where they may be a great craftsman, their contract skills need a lot of work. We have considerable experience negotiating and drafting construction contractors on behalf of both homeowners and contractors. We will assure that the document is in compliance with the Connecticut Home Improvement Act and that it has adequate provisions to track changes to the job and to resolve any disputes that may arise. The Litigators at Russo & Rizio have considerable experience representing both homeowners and contractors in litigation involving construction contracts and mechanic’s liens. LEARN MORE >


CT Probate & Estate Planning

Russo & Rizio can help you with any matter you may have before a Connecticut Probate Court, whether it be executing an estate or working on a conservatorship. The attorneys at Russo & Associates appear regularly before the Fairfield, Darien/New Canaan, and Trumbull/Easton/Monroe Probate Courts and are also serving in several Probate Court-Appointed positions at any given time. They also have considerable experience in many of the other Fairfield County Probate Courts.

We can help you with your simple estate planning, too.  We have a simple process designed to make estate planning simple and cheap for most families. If we determine that your Estate is more complex than we usually deal with, we will refer you to one of our highly-regarded affiliate attorneys who specialize in complex Estate Planning. LEARN MORE >


Connecticut DUI/Criminal Law

Had a weak moment or felt like you’ve been unfairly charged or accused by law enforcement?  Attorneys John Ryan and Bob Golger have considerable experience representing persons in the Stamford, Norwalk and Bridgeport Criminal Courts in a host of matters including “Driving Under the Influence”, reckless driving, drug possession and domestic disputes.  Often with first time offenders they are successful in convincing the Court that the client is worthy of “accelerated rehabilitation” and the matter can be removed from their record after a year. LEARN MORE >


CT Election Law

Attorney Robert Russo, a former State Senator, has considerable experience dealing with the State Elections Enforcement Commission and representing candidates and political committees before the Connecticut Superior Court on a host of issues including ballot access and re-districting. Attorney Russo has worked closely with the State Elections Enforcement Commission representing clients in compliance and enforcement actions before the SEEC. LEARN MORE >


CT Aviation Law

Attorney Robert Russo, an instrument rated, multi-engine pilot himself, is experienced at performing aircraft transactions and representing Aviation-related businesses. He has also taken part in Aviation-related litigation and is familiar with the Federal Aviation Regulations and the FAA’s standards of compliance. LEARN MORE >

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Why Hire Russo & Rizio Attorneys at Law?

Knowledgeable, Responsive, and Community Focused

Russo & Rizio, LLC, is focused on providing responsive service at an affordable price. Unlike many law firms, we strive to find the fastest, most cost-efficient path to our client’s goals. We not only close transactions, but we also litigate the very issues that arise in those transactions. That familiarity with all aspects of property and small business ownership make our counsel invaluable in finding the best result as efficiently as possible.

Russo & Rizio, LLC is firmly rooted in its community, primarily serving clients in the community who want to contribute to the community.

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    Phone: (203) 254-7579 or (203) 255-9928
    10 Sasco Hill Road, Fairfield, CT 06824