Law Firm serving Wethersfield, Connecticut

2013-07-16 | Peter K. O'Keefe
pkokeefe@jacksonokeefe.com

Category: Employment Law

Peter K. O'Keefe

 Welcome to Jackson O'Keefe, a general practice law firm of attorneys serving Wethersfield. The firm provides a broad spectrum of legal services to Wethersfield area residents and businesses. Our lawyers' goal is to provide Wethersfield the highest quality advocacy and counsel in a cost effective manner. The firm's attorneys handle a variety of Wethersfield cases including accidents and personal injury, divorce and family law, estate planning and wills, criminal and motor vehicle charges, among many other areas. Please navigate through our website through the top and side menus to find the information you are seeking, or use the contact form above or call us at (860) 278-4040 to discuss your issue. We look forward to assisting you! The lawyers at Jackson O'Keefe are committed to providing professional representation as effectively and efficiently as possible. The firm manages cases carefully to minimize expense and protect the interests of its clients. The firm has represented individuals and businesses throughout the area for over 50 years and is AV-Rated under Martindale-Hubbell's Peer Review Rating Process®. This is the highest peer-review rating available. Several of our attorneys have also been recognized as Connecticut SuperLawyers and New England SuperLawyers by ThomsonReuters, and as published in Connecticut Magazine. All of the attorneys at Jackson O'Keefe take pride in "fighting for the little guy." We take cases we believe in for people we care about. Each case that we select is handled with extreme care and given the amount of time it needs and deserves. We're genuinely interested in the welfare of our clients. We always try to do more than merely obtain a successful result in a particular case. We're certainly proud of the results we get, and the speed with which we get them. However, we're just as proud of the fact that we return all phone calls immediately and solve every problem we can, whether it is directly related to the case or not. We've maintained friendships with many of our clients long after we've won or settled their cases. Our relationships with them are just as rewarding as our professional accomplishments on their behalf. Wethersfield Lawyers Jackson O’Keefe managing partner Peter K. O’Keefe grew up in Wethersfield and currently resides there with his family. Additionally, founding partner Andrew J. O’Keefe resided in Wethersfield for many years. Partner Matthew J. O’Keefe also resided in Wethersfield for many years as well. Partner Joseph M. Busher also resided in Wethersfield for several years. The Jackson O’Keefe law firm has a rich history in Wethersfield and has represented and continues to represent many individuals and businesses from the Town of Wethersfield. Wethersfield Connecticut Founded in 1634 by a group of ten Puritans hailing from Watertown, Massachusetts led by John Oldham and Nathaniel Foote, Wethersfield is recognized as the second-oldest town in Connecticut after Windsor. Along with Windsor and Hartford, Wethersfield is thought by some to be represented by one of the three grapevines on the Connecticut state flag signifying the state's three oldest settlements. In 1636 the Towns of Hartford, Windsor and Wethersfield united to form the Colony of Connecticut. Silas Deane, commissioner to France during the American Revolutionary War, lived in the town. His house is now part of the Webb Deane Stevens Museum. In May 1781, at the Webb House on Main Street, General George Washington and French Lt. Gen. Rochambeau planned the Siege of Yorktown, which culminated in the independence of the then rebellious colonies. Wethersfield was "for a century at least, the centre of the onion trade in New England", during the late 1700s and early to middle 1800s. According to Yankee magazine, "Outsiders dubbed the Connecticut village 'Oniontown,' with a crosshatch of affection and derision, for this was home of the world-famous Wethersfield red onion." In addition, the town was home to William Comstock, a well-known 19th century gardening expert, author of the era's most prominent gardening book, Order of Spring Work. In 1820 Comstock founded Comstock, Ferre & Company, currently America's oldest continuously operating seed company, pioneering the commercial sale of sealed packets of seeds as he had learned from the Amish. Other nationally prominent seed companies in and around the town are the offspring of this agricultural past. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 13.1 square miles (34.0 km2), of which 12.3 square miles (31.9 km2) is land and 0.81 square miles (2.1 km2), or 6.10%, is water. Wethersfield is bordered by Hartford on the north, Rocky Hill on the south and Newington on the west, and across the Connecticut River by East Hartford on the northeast and Glastonbury on the east. Phone: (860) 278-4040 Fax: (860) 527-2500 Address: 7 Clove Hill Wethersfield CT 06109

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