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Welcome to

Cretella, Fappiano &

Monelli, PC

Attorneys at Law

The attorneys at Cretella, Fappiano & Monelli have the experience to serve your legal needs. Whether a transactional matter or a court case, Attorneys Anthony E. Monelli and Mark E. Fappiano are the diligent and practical counselors you need to move forward with your transaction or legal issue.

Our founding partner, Attorney Andrew D. Cretella, began practicing in the 1960s. Laws change and technology advances, but old fashioned conscientious and attentive representation continues to stand the test of time.

Anthony E. Monelli

About

Anthony E. Monelli

Anthony Monelli is the managing partner of Cretella, Fappiano & Monelli, PC. Prior to his admission to the Connecticut Bar, he clerked for the late Hon. Daniel F. Caruso, presiding judge of the Fairfield Probate Court.

Attorney Monelli was born and raised in Connecticut. He attended Fairfield University, graduating with a degree in business management. Attorney Monelli's passion for the law led him to work in the probate court and complete legal research projects for several local attorneys while working his way through law school. One of those local attorneys was Andrew D. Cretella, the founding partner of the firm, who is now retired. Attorney Monelli pursued his juris doctor at Quinnipiac University School of Law, graduating in 2014. He was admitted to practice law in Connecticut the same year and joined with Attorneys Cretella and Fappiano.

Attorney Monelli's practice areas are primarily real estate closings, estate planning, wills and trusts, probate administration and litigation, and small business planning. Attorney Monelli's pro-bono work includes representing clients with impaired capacity and children in distress.

Mark E. Fappiano

About

Mark E. Fappiano

Mark Fappiano is the litigation counsel of Cretella, Fappiano & Monelli, PC. Attorney Fappiano clerked in the Milford Superior Court, and gained experience working with our founding partner, Attorney Andrew D. Cretella for nearly a decade.

Attorney Fappiano was born and raised in Connecticut. He attended Fairfield University, where
he played football, graduating with a degree in business management. Attorney Fappiano earned his juris doctor at Quinnipiac University School of Law.

Attorney Fappiano's practice areas are primarily foreclosure defense, family law, landlord tenant matters, traffic and DUI. Attorney Fappiano also handles real estate closings, estate planning, and small business planning.

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