A new chapter begins. Charles & Boni-Vendola, LLC is pleased and proud to announce that Corrine Boni-Vendola has been appointed by the State of Connecticut as a Superior Court Judge. While we will miss her in the daily trenches, we could not be happier for or prouder of Corrine. She will be sworn in today, March 26, 2024, and we look forward to seeing her on the bench continuing her work in the legal system.

With Corrine’s departure, we will be continuing as a new partnership, Charles & Concilio, PC. Nicole Concilio, who has been an attorney for 20 years and has worked with Corrine and Marianne for 17 of those years, going forward will be a named partner. She is well deserving, and we look forward to her ongoing loyalty and diligence to the practice of Family Law.

Marianne, Nicole, and the excellent staff at Charles & Concilio, PC, will continue to expertly serve Fairfield and New Haven counties in all matters related to family and matrimonial law.


About Charles & Concilio, P.C.

Marianne Charles and Nicole Concilio pride themselves on helping others through very difficult times with compassion and respect. Matrimonial and family law matters are already complex and difficult to traverse, but having a compassionate and understanding attorney on your side can make all of the difference. Charles & Concilio, P.C.’s reputation for representing clients from all walks of life with integrity and competence extends deeply into the landscape of the Connecticut Family Law Bar, and they are known for tailoring advice to the specific needs of their clients.

Marianne J. Charles, Partner

Marianne J. Charles is a founding partner of Charles & Concilio, P.C., and has been practicing law in Connecticut since 1990. Attorney Charles is a graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. She went on to earn her Juris Doctor from Hofstra University School of Law. She is admitted to practice law in the State of Connecticut, New York and the U.S. District Court in Connecticut.

Attorney Charles handles all aspects of matrimonial and family law, including sophisticated financial matters, property division, spousal maintenance, child support, complex custody disputes, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, and post judgment matters. 

In addition to representing clients through various matrimonial matters, Attorney Charles is a certified mediator and has been appointed as Guardian Ad Litem and Attorney for Minor Children.  Additionally, she has served as a Special Master to the Courts aiding in the settlement of high conflict divorce cases.  

Attorney Charles enjoys giving back to the community by accepting appointments as a pro bono attorney on behalf of Connecticut Legal Services. Further, she is a member of the Connecticut and New York Bar Associations as well as Fairfield County and Greenwich Bar Associations. 

Nicole Concilio, Partner

Nicole Rivieccio Concilio, a Partner in the firm’s North Haven office, is primarily a family law attorney who practices in the areas of divorce, custody, and visitation. Attorney Concilio also has experience representing individuals in matters of personal injury and is part of the court-appointed committee with regard to foreclosure matters.

Attorney Concilio graduated from Gettysburg College with a Bachelor of Science degree. While attending Gettysburg College, she interned at the United Nations as well as with the political talk show The McLaughlin Group in Washington, D.C. She received her Juris Doctorate from the Quinnipiac University School of Law in 2003, and has been with the Law Offices of Charles & Concilio since May 2007.

Attorney Concilio is an active member of the New Haven County Bar Association and the Connecticut Bar Association. She is a guardian ad litem, as well as a committee member of the Family Law Section.

Lisa Livia, Paralegal

Lisa is a paralegal at Charles & Concilio, P.C.’s Greenwich office.  Lisa has been with the firm since 2020 and brings over twenty years of experience in family law.  She has worked, and is knowledgeable, in all phases of all family law matters, including intake, assessing client needs, preparing and organizing relevant financial documentation and other data, and trial/hearing preparation.  She has a talent for organization, a strong work ethic, and unsurpassed dedication to her job.  Lisa’s presence in Charles & Concilio, LLC helps to assist the quality of work and client relations in the realm of family law litigation.

Cailean Ortiz, Legal Assistant

Cailean is a legal assistant at Charles & Concilio, LLC’s Greenwich office.  Cailean has been with the firm since 2022 and has quickly become indispensable.  She is currently working full-time at CBV, as well as obtaining her degree in Computer Science from Norwalk Community College and simultaneously earning her paralegal certificate from Fairfield University.  She is organized, has phenomenal time management skills, and is warm and personable.  Cailean’s computer skills keep our firm updated with the latest technology and keep both offices running offices smoothly.

We Are Ready to Help!

Our clients come from all walks of life, and we have the skills, empathy, and legal knowledge to ensure your best interests are represented every step of the way. Attention to detail and an extensive knowledge of the family law process help us obtain the best outcome possible for your case. Contact ourGreenwich office by calling 203-861-6800. We are ready to help you get started with your matter, and we welcome the opportunity to work with you.


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