Telephone: (860) 872-7200

About Balskus & Johnston

BALSKUS & JOHNSTON, LLC is a trusted general practice law firm in Vernon, CT. Our lawyers have extensive legal experience in many areas of law including criminal law, family law, social security disability, divorce mediation, real estate, wills, probate/estate, auto accident and personal injury. Our law office is conveniently located at 62 Hyde Avenue (Route 30) in Vernon, Connecticut just across the Tolland line. For additional information about our law firm and its attorneys, please feel free to browse our website.

Attorneys

CARYL S. BALSKUS graduated with honors from the University of Connecticut in 1992 and received her J.D. from the University of Connecticut School of Law in 1995. Since 1995 she has practiced law primarily in the area of Family Law, including Divorce, Custody and Support matters and is a Certified Divorce Mediator. Attorney Balskus is a member and past president of the Tolland County Bar Association, a member of the Tolland County Standing Committee and serves in Tolland Superior Court as a Special Master and Attorney Trial Referee. She is also a member of the Massachusetts and Federal Bar. Her email is Caryl@vernonctlaw.com, or you can call her at (860) 872-7200.


TIMOTHY J. JOHNSTON graduated from the University of Connecticut School of Law in 1975. Prior to joining Balskus & Johnston, LLC, he had a solo law practice in Vernon for 42 years. His areas of focus are helping individuals obtain Social Security Disability Benefits, representing both landlords and tenants in Summary Process actions, Residential and Commercial Real Estate Law, Family Law, Probate and General Practice Law. He has served on the Connecticut Bar Association's Pro Bono Committee. He is a past president of the Tolland County Bar Association. He has also served as a Special Master mediating divorce cases in the Superior Court. His email is Tim@vernonctlaw.com, or you can call him at (860) 872-7200.


WILLIAM S. SHAPIRO graduated magna cum laude from Western New England University in 2009, received his MBA from Western New England University in 2011, and his J.D. from Western New England University School of Law in 2017. He was admitted to the Connecticut Bar in 2017, the Connecticut Federal Bar in 2019, and the Massachusetts Bar in 2019. Prior to being an attorney, he worked as a Series 7 licensed Registered Representative at a large insurance company and later owned and operated his own business. He is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association and the Tolland County Bar Association. His email is Bill@vernonctlaw.com, or you can call him at (860) 872-7200.