Kieran J Costello - Costello, Brennan and DeVidas Attorneys at Law

Press Release provided by Kieran Costello on December 3, 2017

Kieran J. Costello, Esq.

Kieran J. Costello, Esq. is a member of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers of America, the Connecticut Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the American Association for Justice. In addition, Mr. Costello is the Co-Chair of the Family Law Section of the Greater Bar Association, a Member of the Elder Law Committee of the Connecticut Bar Association and a Member of the Trust and Estates Committee of the Greater Bridgeport Bar Association.

Mr. Costello has been an Adjunct Professor of Law at Housatonic Community College since 1993. Previously, he was a Professor of Law at Albertus Magnus College and Associate Professor at the University of Bridgeport.

Mr. Costello volunteers at Fairfield Community Services, where has served on the Board of Directors, the Domestic Violence Crisis Center of Stamford/Norwalk and the Y.W.C.A. of Greenwich. He has also served as a member of the Board of Directors at the Center for Women and Families in Bridgeport where he continues to volunteer.

Mr. Costello has served as a Court-appointed Special Master in the Bridgeport and Milford Superior Courts. He also serves as a Special Master at the Regional Family Trial Docket.

Christopher P. Brennan, Esq

In 2014 Attorney Brennan was made a partner at Costello, Brennan and DeVidas, P.C. He concentrates in the areas of personal injury law, worker’s compensation law and criminal law. Mr. Brennan is an experienced trial attorney. During his legal career, Mr. Brennan has litigated hundreds of civil and criminal cases and has participated in worker’s compensation hearings throughout the state.

After completing law school, Mr. Brennan began his legal career as a contract specialist working for Otis Elevator, a Fortune 500 United Technologies Company focusing on commercial contract negotiation and labor litigation. After leaving Otis Elevator, Mr. Brennan became an associate at Esty and Buckmir, LLC, an insurance defense firm focusing on worker’s compensation and general insurance defense litigation for major insurance companies.

As a partner at Costello, Brennan and DeVidas, P.C., Mr. Brennan represents countless numbers of clients in areas of personal injury litigation and worker’s compensation litigation. He also represents those who are in need of criminal defense for charges ranging from minor misdemeanors to serious felonies including assault, burglary, robbery, gun possession and felony drug sales.

Mr. Brennan’s professional activities are numerous. He is Co-Chair of the Greater Bridgeport Bar Association Worker’s Compensation Committee. He is also a member of the Greater Bridgeport Bar Association and Connecticut Bar Association. Mr. Brennan also volunteers at the Domestic Violence Crisis Center in Stamford, Connecticut and provides legal advice to victims of domestic violence.

In addition to his work as an attorney, Mr. Brennan is also a lecturer at Housatonic Community College in Bridgeport, Connecticut, where he teaches college courses in the area of Business Law.

Mr. Brennan received his Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, from Quinnipiac University School of Law in 2006, after having received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Connecticut

Claire DeVidas, Esq

Claire DeVidas joined Costello, Brennan and DeVidas, P.C. in 2008 and practices primarily in the area of family law, including, divorce, custody, visitation, alimony, child support, restraining orders and post-judgment modification and enforcement actions. She is experienced representing high net worth individuals and those with complex compensation packages. Ms. DeVidas began her career as an Assistant District Attorney in New Orleans, Louisiana. Her experience prosecuting violent crimes, including domestic violence, provides her with unique insight into the dynamics of abusive relationships and provides her clients with an edge in court proceedings. Ms. DeVidas also offers divorce mediation services for those couples who meet certain criteria. ” She gets great satisfaction by assisting individuals preserve their hard earned savings rather than engage in costly, protracted litigation.”

Ms. DeVidas is a member of the Family Law section of the Greater Bridgeport Bar Association and the Connecticut Council for Non-Adversarial Divorce. She also accepts appointments as a Guardian ad Litem in contested custody matters.

Ms. DeVidas is admitted to practice in the states of Connecticut and Louisiana, as well as the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana.
 
Ms. DeVidas received her B.A. and B.S. from the College of Charleston in 1993 and her J.D. from Pace Law School in 2000. During law school, Ms. DeVidas was a recipient of the prestigious Equal Justice Fellowship for her work with women victims of domestic violence. She completed Mediation training at Quinnipiac University School of Law Center on Dispute Resolution in 2016

Edward L. Sinclair III, CPA, E
Kieran Costello

Kieran Costello

Costello, Brennan and DeVidas, P.C

Attorney Kieran Costello is a Managing Partner of Costello, Brennan and DeVidas, P.C, a law firm in Fairfield, Connecticut. As a lawyer in Fairfield, CT, attorney Costello serves Fairfield County, as well as clients throughout Connecticut.
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