Minchella & Associates

John E. Doran

John E. Doran

After graduating from Quinnipiac Law School in 1996, John clerked for the late Hon. Sarsfield Ford of the Connecticut Superior Court and was also an Appellate Special Public Defender with the Chief Public Defender’s Office in Hamden, Connecticut. John became associated with the Bridgeport, Connecticut firm of Willinger, Shepro, Tower & Bucci before shifting his practice to New York, where, for 12 years, he was trial attorney and a partner at the Lubowitz Law Firm in Scarsdale, New York. John has tried numerous cases to verdict and litigated in state and federal court. He has successfully defended livery and taxicab companies throughout the 5 boroughs of NYC in minor and serious injury cases. Prior to practicing law, John worked for IBM Corporation where he acquired strong business skills in contract negotiation, financial marketing, project development and implementation, and quality program analysis where he was recognized for his contribution to IBM’s global market quality efforts.

Since returning to Connecticut in 2013, John has represented large and small businesses in various business and employment matters, and represented individuals in partnership disputes, employment matters and personal injury claims.  In his short time with the firm he has recovered over three quarters of a million dollars for our clients, in cases involving mild traumatic brain injuries, serious fractures and soft tissue injuries.

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, Massachusetts and New York State Courts
  • United States District Court, District of Connecticut, District of Massachusetts, Southern District of New York, Eastern District of New York, Western District of New York


John can be reached at extension 115.