Richard S. Land

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Danbury, CT

Chipman, Mazzucco, Land & Pennarola LLC
 | 44 Old Ridgebury Road, Suite 320
Danbury, CT 06810
Phone: 203-744-1929
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2014
Licensed Since: 1975
Practice Areas:
  • Estate Planning & Probate (50%),
  • Tax: Consumer (40%),
  • Elder Law (10%)
Attorney Profile

As an attorney at Chipman Mazzucco, Richard S. Land offers comprehensive legal services in estate planning and elder law. He has extensive experience handling matters such as wills, trusts and probate for people in western Connecticut, such as those in Westport, Stamford, Danbury, Ridgefield and Greenwich, as well as in New Haven, Fairfield and Litchfield counties. His practice area also extends to the border counties in New York such as Putnam and Westchester.

In 1970, Mr. Land received a Bachelor of Arts from Dartmouth College. He then attended the Emory University School of Law, graduating with a Juris Doctor in 1975.

Since becoming an attorney, Mr. Land has always focused on how to best serve a client’s interests. He knows that means not only reaching the desired outcome, but also getting there in a way that respects a client’s time and resources. Having worked with young parents, retirees, executives, business owners and investors, he has the ability to develop a strategy that is suitable for anyone who walks through his door.

Mr. Land is highly involved in the legal community. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association’s Elder Law and Special Needs Section and the Trusts and Estates Law Section; the Connecticut Bar Association’s Elder Law and Estate & Probate sections; the American Bar Association’s Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section; and the Western Connecticut Estate & Tax Planning Council, Inc.

Highly respected, Mr. Land has earned the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell, and he holds an Avvo “Superb” rating.

* AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Estate Planning & Probate (50%): Estate Planning, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Tax (40%): Tax Law

Elder Law (10%)

Focus Areas

Estate Planning, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills, Tax Law


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Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2014

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About Richard Land

Admitted: 1975, Connecticut

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Honors and Awards:

  • Rated by SuperLawyers Magazine, Top Attorneys in New England, 2014
  • Rated by SuperLawyers Magazine, Top Attorneys in New England, 2013
  • Martindale Hubbell Peer Review Rating: AV Preeminent

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • New York
  • Connecticut
  • Western Connecticut Estate Tax & Planning Council Inc.
  • American Bar Association, Real Property, Trust and Estates Law Section, Member
  • NY Bar Association, Elder Law and Special Needs, and Trust & Estates Sections, Member
  • CT Bar Association, Elder Law and Estates & Probate Sections, Member

Educational Background:

  • Dartmouth College, B.A
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Office Location for Richard S. Land

44 Old Ridgebury Road
Suite 320
Danbury, CT 06810

Phone: 203-744-1929


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Last Updated: 4/30/2018

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