MEET THE TEAM
Experienced and Strategic
From our first meeting until your case is resolved, we will be your greatest advocates and will work with you to get the best results possible. We will regularly discuss your case with you, explain the case procedures, and review the possible outcomes, so that you have peace of mind and make decisions about your case with confidence.
MICHAEL S. LYNCH
Michael S. Lynch has been providing quality legal services and delivering excellent results for his clients for more than 30 years, including individuals, small businesses, large corporations and municipalities. A 1987 graduate of the University of Connecticut School of Law, and a former managing partner of a medium-sized private firm, Michael formed Lynch Law Group, LLC to provide a more personal level of legal services to his clients. He believes that every client needs a strong, relentless advocate who has the legal skills and experience to handle the most difficult situations, while always looking for reasonable opportunities to resolve your dispute.
Michael is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in Connecticut, and was admitted to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. He volunteers as an attorney trial referee and arbitrator in Bridgeport Superior Court, and he also conducts private mediations and arbitrations. He has been recognized as a "SuperLawyer" and consistently ranked as a top lawyer by his peers. He regularly lectures in high schools and parent forums on topics such as underage drinking, host liability, and issues relating to publications on social media. He has also been deeply involved in Newtown and other youth sports organizations, having served as a coach, division director and executive board member, while assisting in the drafting of rules, procedures, and codes of conduct for those organizations. Michael has also chaired committees addressing coach and player disciplinary issues for multiple sports organizations.
EDWARD V. WALSH, III
Edward V. Walsh, III graduated from Fairfield University in 1977, and received his law degree (“J.D.”), from Quinnipiac University School of Law in 1980. He went on to receive a master of laws degree (“LL.M.”), with a specialization in taxation from Boston University School of Law in 1981. Ed is admitted to the Connecticut Bar (1993), New York Bar (1981), and United States District Court for the District of Connecticut (1993). Ed began his legal career as a Trial Attorney for the New York City Transit Authority. He has been a tireless, passionate, and caring advocate for his clients for over 30 years. Ed is an experienced trial attorney who concentrates his practice to the areas of personal injury, medical malpractice, employment law, criminal law, commercial litigation, and workers compensation. He has handled many complex litigation matters in the Connecticut as well as New York state and federal courts. He has consistently obtained good results for his clients, whether through settlement or jury verdict. Ed has served as a Special Attorney Arbitrator in the Connecticut Superior Court, an Assistant Town Attorney for the Town of Trumbull, and Counsel for Fairfield University. He also coaches and teaches Mock Trial at St. Rose of Lima School in Newtown, Connecticut.
JAMES P. BLANCHFIELD
As of July, 2020 Attorney Blanchfield took a new position as Chief of the Wilton Fire Department. While we will certainly miss Jim, we congratulate him on being selected for this prestigious position and we wish him all the best.
NICOLE A. CARNEMOLLA
Nicole A. Carnemolla graduated from Quinnipiac University School of Law, magna cum laude, in 2015 with concentrations in both family law and civil litigation. While in law school, Nicole served as a Note Editor on the Quinnipiac Law Review, and was a member of the Phi Delta Phi National Honor Society. Her note, “Raising the Bar for Child Advocates in Connecticut’s Family Court” was published in Volume 33 of the Quinnipiac Law Review. Prior to joining Lynch Law Group, Nicole worked at a private firm, where her practice primarily focused on family law and litigation. Nicole is committed to providing her clients with the individualized attention they need to navigate through difficult legal situations.