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David J. Tycz

Providence College (B.S. magna cum laude 1998); University of Connecticut School of Law (J.D. 2002)

With his practice including business and individual client services such as real estate, estate planning, probate administration, land use & zoning, and civil litigation, David has strong ties to the Middletown and Middlesex County communities.


dave-newDavid J. Tycz is a graduate of Providence College, where he received a B.S. in Accounting, magna cum laude, was a member of the Tau Pi Phi Honorary Society, and was awarded the Hospital Trust National Bank Award for Business Accounting. As part of his undergraduate work, David also attended two trimesters at the University of Glasgow in Scotland where he studied Art and Architectural History and Theology. Before entering law school, David was a volunteer for a nonprofit organization in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. He learned to speak Haitian Creole there and his experiences in that extraordinary culture significantly influenced him.

David obtained his juris doctor degree from the University of Connecticut School of Law, where he earned positions on the Moot Court Board and the Connecticut Insurance Law Journal. For one term, David attended the Legal Studies program at the University of Leyden, Holland, where he studied a comparative survey of the world’s seven major legal systems.

David was admitted to practice law in Connecticut in 2002. In that year, he was selected to be one of twenty-five Legal Research Clerks for the Judges of the Connecticut Superior Court. In that role, David worked with numerous State Judges and provided legal research for civil litigation matters, with an emphasis on zoning appeals.

Practice & Activities

In 2006, David became a Partner at the firm, then known as Howard and McMillan. Prior to that he was an Associate Attorney and a Law Clerk at the firm. His practice includes the major disciplines of the firm: real estate; land use and zoning; business, corporate and commercial law; estate planning, administration and probate; and civil litigation, including appeals up to the Supreme Court of Connecticut. David presently serves as Town Attorney for the Town of Killingworth. He also represents the Deep River Planning and Zoning Commission.

David has strong ties to the community. He is originally from Middletown and is a Xavier High School alumnus.  In 2018-2019, he was the President of the Middlesex County Bar Association and was a member of its Board for sixteen years.  He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce and has served on its Strategic Planning Committee. David is an active member of the Third Congregational Church of Middletown, having served as its President, and Chairman of its Board of Endowments and its By-laws Committees. David resides in Cromwell with his wife and three daughters.

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