Donald F. Zezima

Donald F. Zezima was born and raised in Stamford, Connecticut and graduated from Stamford High School. He served in the United States Navy during World War II and was honorably discharged from service at which time he attended and graduated from Boston University College of Business Administration and then the Boston University School of Law. He was admitted to both the Connecticut and Massachusetts Bar in 1953 and has practiced law in his home state of Connecticut for more than 60 years.

He is admitted to practice before the Connecticut State and Federal Courts, the United States District Courts in the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, as well as before the United States Supreme Court.

He was engaged in trial practice for many years, and is one of the few attorneys in the country who successfully pursued a libel action in Federal Court against the New York Times. 313 F. 2d 354, Hogan v. New York Times Company. He now practices before the Probate Courts in Connecticut and has been active in residential and commercial real estate transactions. Mr. Zezima has also purchased and developed real estate property in Stamford as well as other areas of Connecticut.

Mr. Zezima has served as Treasurer and Vice President of the Stamford Bar Association and has also served on the Police and Fire Commissioners board in Stamford and served as its Chairman for several years. He has served with many charitable and political organizations, has been active in the YMCA and has served as a board member of the Italian Center for more than 40 years. He is still active in the Stamford community, continues to practice law and remains in good standing before the State and local Bar Associations.