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Mr. Shelton’s practice is concentrated primarily in the area of commercial real estate transactional work including acquisition, sale, lending, leasing, brokerage, title, survey, development, land use, environmental compliance and permitting as well as corporate, LLC, partnership and general business law including formation of entities, purchase and sale of business, and general business transactions.  In addition to his legal skills, Mr. Shelton’s “real world” business experience in commercial sales and marketing, equipment leasing and commercial real estate, acquired prior to embarking on his legal career, brings a valuable level of business acumen to the firm.  As a result, he is able to comprehend, distill and counsel clients on the legal issues inherent in both real estate and business transactions.  As an active member of the community in both civic and professional organizations, Mr. Shelton served for six years on the Zoning Board of Appeals for Rocky Hill and served as the Chairman of Rocky Hill Economic Development Commission for four years.  He has been a frequent lecturer on topics within his practice areas of expertise, and has volunteered his time and services since 2001 as a member of the board of The New England Cognitive Center, Inc.; formerly serving as its President and Chairman of the Board.  Mr. Shelton is also a board member of the Hartford Chapter of the Real Estate Finance Association of CT, and is currently the Vice Chair on the Real Estate Property Section of the Connecticut Bar Association.


  • Connecticut New York Florida U.S. District Court, Connecticut
Law School
  • Western New England College (J.D., cum laude, 1996); Member of Law Review, 1995-1996
  • Emerson College (B.S.S.P., 1980)
  • Connecticut (Member, Executive Committee, Business Law and Real Property Sections) and American (Member, Business Law and Real Property, Probate and Trust Section) Bar Associations.
  • New York, New York