Our Attorneys

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Michael J. Lanza

Education
  • BS, ​University of Connecticut (1977)
  • JD, Western New England College School of Law (1983)
Professional Affiliations
  • ​Connecticut Bar Association
  • Hartford County Bar Association

​Michael graduated from South Windsor High School in 1973 and the University of Connecticut in 1977 with a degree in Accounting.  Upon graduation from college Mike worked at The Hartford Insurance Group and then pursued a career in law receiving his Juris Doctor degree from Western New England Law School in 1983.

Mike has been active in local community affairs and has served on local boards including the South Windsor Swim and Tennis Club.  Mike has taught and served as the Director of the Vernon Adult Education People’s Law School and serves as Counsel for the Town of East Windsor WPCA.

 

JOHN J. WOODCOCK III

Education
​B.A. St. Anselm College (1968) J.D. Suffolk University (1973)
Professional Affiliations
​Connecticut Bar Association

John graduated from South Windsor High School in 1964 and from St. Anselm College in 1968.  A graduate of Suffolk University Law School, John joined the firm in 2014, as Of Counsel.

John has had an extensive local and state government service career.  A former South Windsor Town Attorney and Town Council member, John has served in the Connecticut State Legislature and as a State Ethics Commissioner from 2000-2004.  John has been a member of the Central Connecticut State University’s Political Science Department since 2008, serving as an adjunct political science professor.