GARY A. FRIEDLE, J.D.
114 West Main Street, Suite 307
New Britain, CT 06051
Born in Flushing, New York, on January 20, 1939, Attorney Friedle received a BA degree from Colgate University in 1960 and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Connecticut School of Law in 1963. Attorney Friedle has been a member of the Connecticut Bar since 1964 and is also admitted to the Federal District Court and Federal Court of Appeals. He started practicing law in Hartford, Connecticut with the firm of Kenny Brimmer & Kenny, relocating in 1966 to New Britain, Connecticut where he presently maintains his office.
For the past fifty-eight years, Attorney Friedle has concentrated primarily on civil litigation, with emphasis on family law involving divorce and custody issues. He has maintained a broad-based general practice which includes civil litigation of both contractual and negligence cases, residential real estate closings, Worker’s Compensation cases and basic estate planning.
In the mid 1970’s Attorney Friedle joined the United States Navy Reserve JAG Program, retiring in 1999 with the rank of Captain. During his service he held four different commands and was selected to on two occasions, lead a delegation of naval officers to the country of Georgia. He won numerous awards over his long career in the Navy.
Within the Judicial Branch, Attorney Friedle has held many different positions. In 1986 after gaining approval from the Judicial department, he recommended a new program for Special Masters to hear family litigation in the Hartford Court. He served in the capacity of a Special Master for over 30 years. In addition, for over 15 years, he has served as an Attorney Trial Referee, Arbiter and Fact Finder, hearing many cases in the Hartford Superior Court. For over 15 years, he has been the Chairman of the Hartford County Committee on Recommendations for Admission to the Bar. Attorney Friedle has served on the Statewide Grievance Committee, the Clients’ Security Fund Committee and for many years chaired the Ethics Committee of the Hartford County Bar Association. In 1981 he became one of the youngest Presidents in the history of the Hartford County Bar Association, having served as an officer and member of its Board of Directors for many years.
Attorney Friedle has always been actively involved in the City of New Britain, serving 5 years as Chairman of the Downtown District and a year as Secretary of the New Britain Chamber of Commerce.
Attorney Friedle is married to Attorney Patricia Friedle who retired from the Judicial Department, having served many years as the Chief Administrative Officer of the Supreme Court. The Friedles have three adult sons and two grandchildren.