Paul B. Zolan has become of counsel after many years as a member of the firm, and continues to practice in the areas of real estate and land use, as well as business, corporate and commercial law. He also serves as an arbitrator in commercial and construction matters. Mr. Zolan was a Commissioner and Chairman of the West Hartford Housing Authority from 1986 until 1995, where he was involved in numerous issues involving public housing. He was also a member of the West Hartford Charter Revision Commission. Mr. Zolan is a member of the Commercial and Construction Panels of Arbitrators of the American Arbitration Association, and as sole arbitrator or as a member of a three arbitrator panel, he has heard numerous cases involving real estate, construction and various other contractual disputes. He was formerly a Lecturer in Law, teaching Real Estate Transactions, at the University of Connecticut School of Law, and before that was an adjunct faculty member in its Lawyering Process Program.
He is a former member of the Board of Directors of the Hartford County Bar Association and was co-chair of its Continuing Legal Education Committee. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Greater Hartford Legal Aid Foundation and the Hartford County Bar Foundation, as well as the University of Connecticut Law School Foundation.
Mr. Zolan provides advice and has extensive experience in business transactions of many kinds, including acquisitions and sales, corporate and shareholder disputes and split-ups, and in commercial real estate transactions. Mr. Zolan has participated in and moderated numerous seminars sponsored by the Hartford County and Connecticut Bar Associations.