Lovejoy And Rimer, P.C. has deep roots in Norwalk. Judge Joseph R. Taylor first established his Norwalk practice in 1889. He was joined in the early 1920’s by noted trial lawyer, John J. Cuneo.
In 1926, Frederick F. Lovejoy joined the firm and it became known as Taylor and Lovejoy. Seven years later, Attorney Cuneo’s son, John R. Cuneo, entered the firm, and in 1944 it became known as Lovejoy and Cuneo, and was located in the heart of South Norwalk on Washington Street.
In 1952, former Congressman Abner W. Sibal, Harry H. Hefferan, Jr. and Fred L. Griffin established the firm of Sibal, Hefferan and Griffin in uptown Norwalk. Shortly thereafter, Edward S. Rimer, Jr., a former New York City practitioner, was made a partner. That firm became known as Hefferan and Rimer, P.C.
In 1978, Lovejoy and Cuneo merged with Hefferan and Rimer, P.C. in order to provide a broader range of legal services in lower Fairfield County, forming the entity known as Lovejoy, Hefferan, Rimer & Cuneo, P.C., with offices in Norwalk and Wilton.
Effective January 1, 1998, the Norwalk office separated and became the new firm of Lovejoy And Rimer, P.C. with the promise to uphold a similar tradition of integrity and high quality legal services.
Today, the principals of Lovejoy And Rimer, P.C. include Christopher J. Jarboe, Steven D. Smith, John Hall and Beverly Krieger. Louis Ciccarello has an ongoing relationship with the firm as an “of counsel” attorney.
SELECTING A LAWYER
Our lawyers restrict their individual practices to certain areas of the law. We will help you select the right member of the firm to handle your work. Feel free to contact any of our lawyers whom you know or call the office number and speak with the receptionist. We will introduce you, at your convenience, to the lawyer we believe will be able to handle your legal needs most effectively.
We prefer to work by appointment, allowing us to make better use of your time and ours. It is more efficient for us and more economical for you if we meet at our office, although other arrangements can be made in case of illness or emergency. Our offices are open from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday for appointments. An appointment can be arranged for other days and times, if need be. If you are confronted with a legal emergency, call us immediately and we will do our best to help you.
RETAINERS AND FEES
In general, our fees are based on the complexity of the matter, the time spent, and the experience of the lawyer working on your case. Some work is done on an hourly basis. For other matters, there’s a flat fee. Still others, such as personal injury litigation, are handled on a contingent fee basis, where our fee is a percentage of the amount of money we obtain for you.
In many cases our office policy requires an advance payment, or retainer. We’ll deposit your retainer payments into our trustee account and draw on them periodically as we continue to work on your case.
If you have any questions or concerns about our fees, just ask. We understand that your budget is not unlimited and we are committed to working as efficiently as possible.
Offices of Lovejoy And Rimer, P.C. are located on the corner of East Avenue & Park Hill Avenue, with parking in the rear:
65 East Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06851-4907
Telephone: (203) 853-4400
Fax: (203) 866-3386