Our Team

Scott B. Franklin

I was admitted to the Connecticut Bar in November, 1982. I Initially worked for a small business, real estate and estate planning firm in West Hartford and Avon, Connecticut. I became partner in 1986 and left to start my own firm in 1987.

I have been practicing business, real estate, estate planning and probate law in West Hartford ever since. In addition to practicing law, I served on the West Hartford Zoning Board of Appeals for 12 years, and I am on the Board of Directors of a large Connecticut title insurance company.

I was president of the West Hartford Youth Soccer Association, started the West Hartford Little League, was one of the founders of The Underground, a coffee house for high school students, was one of the founders of the Miracle League of Connecticut, a recreational organization for children with special needs, was the chair of the West Hartford Pedestrian and Bicycle Commission and the founder of Bike West Hartford, Inc.

I live in West Hartford and have 3 grown sons, all of whom went through the West Hartford Public School system.

I can be contacted at 860–561–4832 X105 or scott@franklinlaw.net.

Suzanne S. Neville

I was admitted to the Connecticut Bar in November of 2002. I began my legal career with a small New Haven firm where I managed the residential real estate practice and created and maintained "best practices" for the residential real estate practice group, reviewed work product and managed staff. I moved to a medium sized West Hartford firm and gained experience practicing in the area of commercial finance before starting my own practice.

I joined Scott Franklin & Associates in 2014. My practice now focuses on estate planning, special needs trusts, residential real estate transactions and probate law.

I live in West Hartford, Connecticut with my three children. I was a Board Member with the West Hartford Special Education PTO from 2009-2017.

I can be contacted at 860-561-4832 X102 or sn@franklinlaw.net.

Our Paralegals

Kathy McCarthy

Kathy is a paralegal and has been with our firm since 1998 and handles our corporate, LLC and probate matters.

Kathy can be reached at 860-561-4832 X104 or kathy@franklinlaw.net.

Krysta Menard

Krysta is a real estate paralegal, has many years of experience in real estate law, and has a Certificate of Advanced Paralegal Studies, a Bachelor’s Degree in Legal Studies, and a Master’s Degree in Environmental Law and Policy.

Krysta handles all aspects of our real estate closings and can be reached at 860-561-4832 X103 or closings@franklinlaw.net.

Terri Dolecki

Terri is our office manager and legal assistant and has worked in local law firms for over 25 years.

Terri can be reached at 860-561-4832 X 105 or terri@franklinlaw.net.