In the Community

Our Connecticut-based personal injury lawyers at Buckley Wynne & Parese give back to our communities.

Proud Supporter Of

  • Closer to Free Ride
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association Fellows
  • CT Challenge Ride
  • New Haven Legal Assistance Association
  • Matt's Mission Fund
  • The Diaper Bank
  • Mothers Against Drunk Driving Connecticut
  • Yale Athletics
  • North Branford High School
  • St. Baldrick's Foundation | Childhood Cancer Research Charity
  • Kid-U-Not: Supporting living organ donors
  • Colin’s Crew
  • Smile Anyway
  • St. Rita
  • Xavier High School
  • Sacred Heart University
  • Sacred Heart Academy
  • UCONN Foundation
  • ABAConn
  • Massaro Community Farm
  • Amity High School
  • The Elks
  • The Hundred Club of CT
  • ALS Association
  • North Haven Education Foundation
  • New Haven Legal Assistance Association
  • Kids In Limos
  • Hamden Education Foundation
  • Brian's Hope
  • Sons & Daughters of Italy Lodge
  • Senate Republican Campaign Committee
  • Miss US Latina
  • Shubert Theater
  • North Branford Youth Basketball
  • Irish American Community Center
  • East Celebrity Elite All Star Cheer and Dance Booster Club
  • CT Trial Lawyers Association
  • CT Hockey League
  • Branford Youth Lacrosse
  • Italian American Club
  • Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
  • Babe Ruth League of Norwalk Inc.
  • Saint Marten de Porres Academy
  • James Hillhouse High School
  • North Haven High School
  • Guilford High School
  • Joseph A. Foran High School
  • Branford High School
  • F.O.C.U.S: Fellowship of Catholic University Students
  • New Haven Bar Association
  • Mary Wade
  • Yale New Haven Hospital
  • FACS - Foundation for the Advancement of Catholic Schools
  • North Branford Little League
  • Columbus Lodge of Hamden
  • Christopher Martin's Christmas Run for Children
  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
  • Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen
  • Columbus Lodge of Hamden
  • Shop Local
  • Yale Sappern Memorial Fund

Our Connecticut-based personal injury lawyers at Buckley Wynne & Parese give back to our communities. Learn about the organizations, charities, and community partnerships we support.

Memorial Funds

Matt’s Mission Fund

How BWP Helped: 5K Gold Sponsorship (2016-2018)

About Matt’s Mission Fund: 18-year-old kid who died while practicing destructive driving techniques (“caught air” and lost control of his vehicle)

Yale Sappern Memorial Fund

How BWP Helped: Annual Memorial Fund Dinner Bronze Sponsorship (2016-2018)

About Yale Sappern Memorial Fund: Assisting victims of domestic violence navigate through the court system

Colin's Crew

How BWP Helped: Colin’s Crew Night of Hope Fundraiser Hero Sponsorship

About Colin's Crew: Colin’s Crew is committed to raising funds through grass roots fundraising efforts to support families affected by childhood cancer.

MADD

How BWP Helped: Annual Sponsorship, Tie One on For Safety (TOOFS) Campaign Donation (November 2018)

About MADD: MADD Connecticut' s advocates and staff work tirelessly to support victims at no charge, advocate for stronger laws and create a future of No More Victims®. The mission of Mothers Against Drunk Driving is to end drunk driving, help fight drugged driving, support the victims of these violent crimes and prevent underage drinking.

New Haven Ballet Shubert Theater

How BWP Helped: Sponsorship

About New Haven Ballet Shubert Theater: The Shubert Theatre is a 1,600-seat theatre located at 247 College Street in New Haven, Connecticut. Originally opened in 1914 by The Shubert Organization, it was designed by Albert Swazey, a New York architect and built by the H.E. Murdock Construction Company.

Senate Republican Campaign Committee

How BWP Helped: Contribution

Brian’s Hope: Stopping the progression of ALD

How BWP Helped: Hammerfest Triathlon Donations (2016 & 2017)

About Brian’s Hope: Stopping the progression of ALD: Brian’s Hope works to advocate for ALD awareness and research as well as legislation while providing support for those affected.

Smile Anyway

How BWP Helped: Love is Louder 1st Musical Festival Sponsorship (November 2018)

About Smile Anyway: Break the relapse cycle after rehab by offering a structured transitional facility by allowing an uninterrupted continuum of care.

The ALS Association

How BWP Helped: Walk to Defeat ALS, Westport. Legal assistant, Alyssa participates annually and others in the office donate to support her fundraising efforts

About The ALS Association: Established in 1985, The ALS Association is the only national non-profit organization fighting Lou Gehrig’s Disease on every front. By leading the way in global research, providing assistance for people with ALS through a nationwide network of chapters, coordinating multidisciplinary care through certified clinical care centers, and fostering government partnerships, The Association builds hope and enhances quality of life while aggressively searching for new treatments and a cure.

The Civil Justice Foundation, Inc.

How BWP Helped: Annual Stephen G. Friedler Memorial Golf Tournament to benefit various charities (2016-2018) & UCONN Trial Advocacy Fund/Program Donation (2016-2017)

The Hundred Club of CT

How BWP Helped: Membership/Annual Dues (2016-2018)

About The Hundred Club of CT: The Hundred Club of Connecticut is a charitable, non-profit, tax exempt organization of more than 2400 leading citizens from all parts of the state and from all walks of life who are committed to the task of easing the financial burdens of the surviving spouse and children of police officers, volunteer and paid firefighters, and correction officers who have given their lives in the performance of their duties. Easing the financial burdens of the surviving spouses and children of police officers, volunteer and paid firefighters, and correction officers who have given their lives in the performance of their duties

UCONN Foundation

How BWP Helped: Golf Tournament Sponsorship (2018)

About UCONN Foundation: The Foundation’s mission statement is: Strengthening UConn One Relationship at a Time. The independent, not-for-profit, tax-exempt organization does this by operating exclusively to promote the educational, scientific, cultural, research and recreational objectives of the University of Connecticut. This is accomplished by providing quality programs and services for its alumni and supporters, and by serving as the primary fundraising vehicle for the University. The Foundation solicits, administers, and invests private funds for the sole benefit of the University and its mission of pursuing excellence in teaching, research, and public service.

Schools

Yale University

How BWP Helped: Yale Athletics Corporate Partnership (2016-2018)

St. Rita's

How BWP Helped: Annual St. Rita School Golf Tournament Putting Green Sponsorship (2016-2018), John Buckley coaches/teaches Mock Trial to 7th & 8th Graders

About St. Rita's: St. Rita School is a Catholic Parish elementary school located in Hamden, Connecticut, serving students from pre-kindergarten through 8th grade.

Xavier High School

How BWP Helped: 2018 Alumni Golf Classic Sponsorship (Falcon/main sponsor), Football Field Sponsorship Banner (2017), 2016 Students Helping Students Ad Book Campaign

About Xavier High School: As a top private school in New England, Xavier High School in Middletown, CT, prepares young men to face the challenges of college life and beyond.

Sacred Heart University

How BWP Helped: 6th Annual Michael Tyll Sacred Hear Pioneers Ice Hockey Redliners Golf Tournament Sponsorship (August 2018)

About Sacred Heart University: Sacred Heart University is a private Roman Catholic university located in Fairfield, Connecticut, United States. Sacred Heart was founded in 1963 by the Most Reverend Walter W. Curtis, Bishop of the Diocese of Bridgeport, Connecticut.

Sacred Heart Academy

How BWP Helped: Musical Sponsorship (Fall 2018)

About Sacred Heart Academy: Sacred Heart Academy is a young women's college preparatory, Roman Catholic high school located in Hamden, Connecticut, and is part of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hartford. It is run by the Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, an order of religious sisters founded in Italy by Mother Clelia Merloni.

Amity High School

How BWP Helped: Ice Hockey & Annual Golf Tournament Sponsorship (2016-2018)

About Amity High School: To enable every Amity student to become a lifelong learner and a literate, caring, creative and effective world citizen.

Branford High School

How BWP Helped: Annual Men’s Hockey Golf Classic Sponsorship (2016-2018) & Boys Ice Hockey

Foran High School

How BWP Helped: Newspaper Journalism Advertisement (2016-2017)

Guilford High School

How BWP Helped: Boy’s Ice Hockey Booster Club Sponsorship (2016-2018)

North Branford High School

How BWP Helped: Project Graduation Donation: event for graduates to gather to remember their 4 years (2017)

North Haven High School

How BWP Helped: Annual Fall Golf Sponsorship Hockey (2017)

James Hillhouse High School

How BWP Helped: Contribution to their Costa Rica Student Trip (2017)

Saint Marten de Porres Academy

How BWP Helped: Golf-Fore-Kids Sponsorship (2016-2018), 12th Annual Spring Fling Sponsorship

St. Mary’s School

How BWP Helped: Wine & Beer Tasting and Annual Auction Donation (2017)

Hamden Education Foundation

How BWP Helped: 2nd Annual Spelling Bee Sponsorship (2016)

About Hamden Education Foundation: Hamden Education Foundation is a community organization dedicated to enriching the tradition of excellence in the Hamden Public Schools. The Foundation seeks to form a bond between community members who care deeply about our students and the educators dedicated to teaching them.

North Haven Education Foundation

How BWP Helped: Adult Spelling Bee Sponsorship (2016-2018)

About North Haven Education Foundation: The North Haven Education Foundation, Inc. funds curriculum appropriate projects which are typically initiated by the people closest to the learning process and the curricular needs of students in the community.

Misc

Autobody Association of CT

How BWP Helped: Platinum Sponsorship (2016-2018), ABAC News: Supporting Vendor Advertisement

About Autobody Association of CT: The ABAC is dedicated to educating Connecticut motorists, enhancing the abilities and knowledge of its members, and promoting in all ways safe and dependable auto repairs. Through proposing and monitoring legislation, the ABAC endeavors to protect the best interests of consumers, its members, and the collision repair industry.

Kid-U-Not

How BWP Helped: 1st and 2nd Annual 5K Road Race Silver Sponsorship (2017 & 2018

About Kid-U-Not: In the United States, one person dies almost every hour while waiting for an organ transplant. Over 90% of those waiting can be helped by a living donor. In fact, more than one third of all organ donors in the U.S. are living organ donors. Living organ donors are the unsung heroes of the transplant story. Kid-U-Not is a charitable organization dedicated to supporting living organ donors before, during, and after their operation occurs.

Massaro Community Farm

How BWP Helped: Learning Garden Sponsorship (2017-2018) & 6th Annual Dinner on the Farm (2016)

About Massaro Community Farm: Massaro Community Farm is a nonprofit, certified organic farm on 57 acres of land deeded to the Town of Woodbridge in 2007 by the Massaro Family, who had farmed the land since 1916.

Amity High School Men's Ice Hockey

How BWP Helped: Sponsorship

About Amity High School Men's Ice Hockey: To enable every Amity student to become a lifelong learner and a literate, caring, creative and effective world citizen.

Branford Elks Club

How BWP Helped: Annual Charity Golf Tournament Sponsorship (2016-2018)

About Branford Elks Club: The Elks are a fraternal order with nearly a million members and a 150-year history. A network of more than 2000 lodges in communities all over the country. A generous charitable foundation that each year gives millions in scholarships, an inspiration to youth, a friend to veterans and much more.

North Branford Little League

How BWP Helped: Team Sponsorship, 4th Annual Golf Tournament Sponsorship (2018), Buckley Wynne & Parese were 2018 league champions!

FACS - Foundation for the Advancement of Catholic Schools

How BWP Helped: Archbishop’s Columbus Day Breakfast Contributions (2016-2018)

Yale New Haven Hospital

How BWP Helped:

Mary Wade Wine Dinner sponsor

How BWP Helped: 13th Annual Wine Dinner Friends of Mary Wade Sponsorship

New Haven Bar Association

How BWP Helped: Annual Golf Tournament Sponsorship (2016-2018)

F.O.C.U.S: Fellowship of Catholic University Students

How BWP Helped: Golf Classic Sponsorship (2016-2018)

Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

How BWP Helped: Legacy Gala Sponsorship (2016)

Babe Ruth League of Norwalk Inc.

How BWP Helped: Norwalk 14U Revolution donation (2018)

Branford Italian American Club

How BWP Helped: Golf Tournament Sponsorship (2016-2018)

Branford Youth Lacrosse

How BWP Helped: Platinum Sponsorship (2016)

Columbus Lodge of Hamden

How BWP Helped: 57th Annual Golf Tournament Bronze Sponsorship

About Columbus Lodge of Hamden: The Knights of Columbus stands as the strong right arm of the Church, and challenges members to grow in their faith through programs, fraternity and vital resources such as our award-winning magazine, Columbia, and many other exclusive member communications.

CT Hockey League

How BWP Helped: Sponsorship (2016-2018)

About CT Hockey League: The CHL is CT's largest adult league. CHL is a year around Adult League that caters to players of all levels. Individuals or teams.

CT Trial Lawyers Association

How BWP Helped: Charity Softball Game Umpire Sponsor (October 2018)

About CT Trial Lawyers Association: Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association is a non-profit professional association dedicated to creating and maintaining a more just society by preserving individual rights within the justice system.

East Celebrity Elite All Star Cheer and Dance Booster Club

How BWP Helped: Annual Golf Tournament Sponsorship on behalf of athletes, Kaley and Mia Oliverio (2016-2018)

Indian Neck Yacht Club, Inc.

How BWP Helped: Advertisement (2016-2018)

Irish American Community Center

How BWP Helped: Annual Irish Golf Classic Sponsorship (2016-2017)

Miss US Latina

How BWP Helped: Contestant, Karina DeFelice, Contribution (September 2017)

About Miss US Latina: MISS U.S. LATINA® is the first competition to be established exclusively for Latinas in the USA.

North Branford Youth Basketball

How BWP Helped: Team Sponsorships (2016-2018)

About North Branford Youth Basketball: The North Branford Youth Basketball family, including parents, coaches and sponsors is steadfast in our commitment to educate and encourage today’s adolescents who are destined to become tomorrow’s role models

Shop Local

How BWP Helped: Bon Appetit 2017 Holiday Baskets

The North Haven Sons & Daughters of Italy Lodge 2805

How BWP Helped: Distinguished Dinner Sponsorship (2016)

About The North Haven Sons & Daughters of Italy Lodge 2805: The Order Sons of Italy in America is the largest and oldest Italian American fraternal organization in the United States

Kids in Limos

How BWP Helped: Contribution (September 2017)

About Kids in Limos: Special rides for cancer and special needs children.

New Haven Legal Assistance Assoc., Inc.

How BWP Helped: Donation (2018)

About New Haven Legal Assistance Assoc., Inc.: New Haven Legal Assistance Association, Inc. (LAA) is a nonprofit organization that was incorporated on April 7, 1964 to “secure justice for and to protect the rights of those residents of New Haven County unable to engage legal counsel.” LAA was one of the first legal services programs established and the federal government used it as a model for similar programs throughout the country.

St. Baldrick’s Foundation

How BWP Helped: Parese and his sons annually shave their heads to raise funds for research in memory of Parese’s niece, Lyla Bogardus

About St. Baldrick’s Foundation: The St. Baldrick's Foundation is a not-for-profit organization with the aim of raising funds to help find cures for children with cancer.

Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen

How BWP Helped: Donation (2018)

About Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen: To serve people experiencing homelessness or living in poverty by providing food assistance and services that promote health, community, and equity.

Client Reviews of Our Personal Injury Attorneys

    Highly recommend this firm!

    Highly recommend this firm!

    John Buckley handled my case and John Parese fought for me in court. These guys are honest and fair, 10/10 would recommend!

    - John P.

    Never have I ever come in contact with an attorney like John!

    Never have I ever come in contact with an attorney like John!

    John Parese has heart and soul and has the drive to get the job done. By far, John is the attorney you want to have by your side to represent you. You can trust him with your future and your life. I know I did!

    - Rosemarie F.

    I could not thank them enough! I highly recommend them!

    I could not thank them enough! I highly recommend them!

    I have dealt with John Buckley for over 2 years from a car accident I was in, my experience was FABULOUS! John handled everything, he and his staff were so helpful and made the overall experience of an unfortunate event very stress-free! I could not thank them enough! I highly recommend them!

    - Sissy Wilson

    You guys are the best!

    You guys are the best!

    Thank you so much for all the support you give to MADD Ct. It is an honor to have you part of us. Words could never express how much it means to us!

    - MADD CT Staff

    You’ll never top these guys.

    You’ll never top these guys.

    Looking for the best lawyers around to represent you? You just found them. Don’t bother looking anywhere else. You’ll never top these guys.

    - Ben F.

    Attorney Parese came highly recommended!

    Attorney Parese came highly recommended!

    Attorney Parese came highly recommended as someone with both a legal expertise and a personal touch. In the end, both turned out to be exactly the case. John was a regular at our kitchen table reviewing progress along the way. Now, years later, we are still exchanging holiday cards!

    - Raymond

    They give back in their communities!

    They give back in their communities!

    I can highly recommend them for personal injury law. They are not only great attorneys but they give back in their communities!

    - Sally McVey McCartin

    Thank you for all your help and support.

    Thank you for all your help and support.

    Thank you for all your help and support. Jim and I really appreciate it. Thank you for the baby basket it was very thoughtful and generous.

    - Jimmy & Justine

    Thank you John for your support

    Thank you John for your support

    Thank you John Parese for your support in these two years was really appreciated!

    - M. Daly & Family

    I thank you from the bottom of my heart!

    I thank you from the bottom of my heart!

    I want to thank you so very much for all your help especially when I was a nervous wreck over some things.

    - Robin

    Thanks for helping me with the MV accident!

    Thanks for helping me with the MV accident!

    My family and I will always be grateful to you and your awesome staff for assisting me.

    - Lenona B.

    Your kindness is deeply appreciated!

    Your kindness is deeply appreciated!

    Thank you for being so supportive through all of this!

    - Cynthia S. & Family

    Thank you for all that you did for us!

    Thank you for all that you did for us!

    We just wanted you to know how much it meant to us, thanks again for everything!

    - Sally D.

    You have helped me beyond words!

    You have helped me beyond words!

    Thank you again for taking the time out of your busy day to come up to New Britain court with me to help me with my MV case. I am forever grateful, thanks again!

    - Melissa D.

    Thank you for you generous donation!

    Thank you for you generous donation!

    Without your help, Kid-U-Not, would not be able to help living organ donors in Connecticut!

    - Sally M.

    These guys are the best!

    These guys are the best!

    They are a group of topnotch attorneys.

    - Angelo D.

    I'd refer John Wynne to any of my CT friends!

    I'd refer John Wynne to any of my CT friends!

    Thank you so much for all of your hard work involving the case with my brother and I. We appreciate all of your communication and best of luck with your practice.

    - Jake F.

    I really appreciate your support throughout the case!

    I really appreciate your support throughout the case!

    I wanted to take a minute and thank you for all your hard work! Best of luck with all of your other cases!

    - Emily W.

    We appreciate the support!

    We appreciate the support!

    Thank you very much for being a corporate sponsor, your support is greatly appreciated!

    - BHS Hockey Booster Club

    These guys take care of the working man!

    These guys take care of the working man!

    Thank you very much for taking care of the working man and being so caring and obtaining the agreement that you did with all parties involved.

    - John G.

    Highly recommended!!!

    Highly recommended!!!

    A great law firm, highly recommended!!!

    - Matthew P.

    John went above and beyond!

    John went above and beyond!

    I sought out John Buckley to represent my interests when the likelihood of a satisfactory resolution seemed impossible. He is calm, personable and extremely professional, explaining each step of the process with integrity and transparency. John went above and beyond to ensure a great outcome and should I ever be in need of legal representation again, I wouldn't hesitate to call him.

    - Joe S.

    John Buckley is honest and kind-hearted

    John Buckley is honest and kind-hearted

    John Buckley is such a sweet soul and the best Attorney on the planet! He's honest, kind-hearted, and he keeps it real 100% of the time, no matter what!

    - Cynthia Rachel Spivey

    Your kindness and patience are without compare.

    Your kindness and patience are without compare.

    John-Thank you so very much for the time and attention you put into Mom’s case. Your kindness and patience are without compare.

    - Frank

    The best firm in the world!

    The best firm in the world!

    The best firm in the world, do not bother looking any further!

    - Ron B.

    Thanks for serving as my attorney!

    Thanks for serving as my attorney!

    Joe and I both appreciate that you believed in me!

    - Dawn K.

    Excellent group of lawyers!

    Excellent group of lawyers!

    John Buckley handled a case for me and not once was he not available when I called with concerns or questions. If I ever again need an attorney I would not hesitate to call them. They are honest and fair with all their clients. Thank you gentleman for all you do!

    - Lillian D.

    Thank you for helping my mom!

    Thank you for helping my mom!

    I recommend Attorney Parese to all he did an awesome job for my dear mom when a drunk driver injured her.

    - Leo B.

    Thank you so much!

    Thank you so much!

    John Buckley is such a sweet soul and the best darn Attorney on the planet! He’s honest, kind hearted and did I mention he’s the best darn attorney?

    - Cynthia

    I would recommend this law firm to anyone!

    I would recommend this law firm to anyone!

    Attorney John Wynne helped with the personal injury case and we won because of him!

    - Theo

    The staff was attentive, including Mr. Wynne - I'd recommend this firm.

    - Elizabeth DeWolf

    Highly recommend

    Highly recommend

    “John Buckley recently handled a case for me. Amazing, attentive service from all staff. Attention to detail and old fashioned good values is what makes them the right choice when you need help.”

    - Cindy Proto Walker