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Vincent M. Marino

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Top Rated State, Local & Municipal Attorney in Orange, CT

Marino, Zabel & Schellenberg, PLLC
657 Orange Center Rd
Orange, CT 06477
Phone: 203-616-4838
Fax: 203-456-8249
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2022
Licensed in Connecticut Since: 1996
Practice Areas: State, Local & Municipal, Bankruptcy: Business, Civil Litigation: Plaintiff, Creditor Debtor Rights: Consumer, Land Use/Zoning, Utilities
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Vincent M. Marino is an attorney at Marino, Zabel & Schellenberg, PLLC, in Orange, Connecticut. Mr. Marino focuses his practice primarily on land use, zoning and cellular tower matters, representing municipalities, neighborhood groups and property owners throughout Connecticut. 

Mr. Marino has over 20 years of experience. Over his time in practice, he has appeared before administrative agencies, appellate boards and various commissions. In addition, he is experienced with bankruptcy, commercial and construction law, and has argued on behalf of his clients in state and federal courts.

As a respected member of his legal community, Mr. Marino has received a number of accolades over the years. The Best Lawyers in America listed him in its publication on multiple occasions. He has also earned honors from the Orange Chamber of Commerce, the Connecticut Law Tribune and New Haven Biz.

Mr. Marino belongs to the Greater Bridgeport Bar Association, the Fairfield County Bar Association, the Connecticut Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association. He is involved with local community organizations, including the Connecticut Commission on Compensation of Elected State Officials and Judges and the Regional Water Authority.

Mr. Marino graduated from the State University of New York Binghamton University, going on to receive his law degree from Quinnipiac University School of Law. He holds licenses to practice law before the state courts of Connecticut and New York, the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut and the U.S. district courts for the southern and eastern districts of New York.

Practice Areas
  • 50%State, Local & Municipal
  • 10%Bankruptcy: Business
  • 10%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 10%Creditor Debtor Rights: Consumer
  • 10%Land Use/Zoning
  • 10%Utilities
Focus Areas

State, Local & Municipal Litigation, Bankruptcy Law, Debt Discharge, Foreclosure, Loan Modifications


7 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2022

About Vincent M. Marino

First Admitted: 1996, Connecticut

Professional Webpage:


  • Connecticut Super Lawyers®, General Litigation, 2016-2019
  • Boy Scouts of America Connecticut Yankee Council, Good Scout Award, 2013
  • Orange Chamber of Commerce, "Businessperson of the Year", 2018
  • Connecticut Law Tribune "New Leaders of the Law" Award, 2004
  • Best Lawyers in America - Municipal Law, 2020
  • Best Lawyers in America - Municipal Law, 2019
  • Business New Haven, "Rising Star", 2009
  • Best Lawyers in America - Municipal Law, 2018

Pro bono/Community Service

  • CT Commission on Compensation of Elected Officials and Judges
  • South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority
  • US Bankruptcy Court: District of Connecticut Pro Bono Program

Bar/Professional Activity

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York  
  • Stamford/Norwalk Regional Bar Association
  • Connecticut
  • New York Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
  • New York
  • Sacred Heart University Paralegal Program, Past Member Advisory Board, 1999
  • Bridgeport Bridge Academy, Past Mentor, 1999
  • Fellow of the Connecticut Bar Foundation, 2018
  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, 1997
  • New York State Bar Association, Member, 1997
  • American Bar Association, Member, 1997
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Member, 1997
  • Greater Bridgeport Bar Association, Member, 1998
  • Governor's appointed to the South-Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority, Reappointed by Governor Malloy, 2012
  • Governor's appointed to the South-Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority, Appointed by Governor Rell, 2009
  • Appointed Member, Connecticut Commission on the Compensation of Elected Officials and State Judges, 2009
  • CBA House of Delegates - District 9, 2016

Educational Background

  • Binghamton University, B.A., 1993

Representative Clients

  • Town of Seymour, 2015
  • City of Derby - WPCA, 1997
  • Orange WPCA, 2006
  • Orange Board of Education, 2017
  • Town of Stratford - WPCA, 2017
  • Town of Bethany, 2019
  • Town of Beacon Falls, 2019
  • Town of North Branford, 2017
  • City of Derby, 2017
  • Town of Monroe, 2017
  • Town of Orange, 2006
  • Town of Greenwich, 2020

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • A practice guide to administrative law in the State of Connecticut, Author, LexisNexis Practice Guide: Connecticut Administrative Law and Practice, 2017

Industry Groups

  • Consumers
  • Municipal
  • Small Businesses
  • Telecommunications
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Office Location for Vincent M. Marino

657 Orange Center Rd
Orange, CT 06477

Phone: 203-616-4838

Fax: 203-456-8249

Last Updated: 6/22/2022

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