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New Haven, CT






Pasquale Young was born and raised in New Haven, Connecticut. He attended St. Rose grammar School and Notre Dame High School and graduated from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point New York in 1959. He served on active duty as an ensign in the U.S. Navy in 1959-1960. He graduated from Yale Law School in 1963 and entered the practice of law in New Haven. He was admitted to the Connecticut Bar in 1963 and the U.S. District Court in 1969. And the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in the U.S. Supreme Court.

He was elected to the North Branford Town Council for six terms and has served as the Deputy Mayor and Mayor of North Branford as well as a member of several charter revision commissions and Board of Assessment Appeals. He served as a member of the Ansonia/Milford Grievance Committee and as an Attorney Trial Referee. He is a partner of the New Haven law firm of Berdon Young & Margolis and is a member of the New Haven County and the Connecticut Bar Associations.

Areas Of Practice

  • General Practice
  • Real Estate
  • Land Use
  • Probate
  • Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 1963
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 1963
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1969
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • Yale Law School, New Haven, Connecticut
    • L.L.B - 1963
  • United States Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, New York
    • B.S.
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: Nautical Science

Representative Cases

  • Investment Associates v. Summit Associates, Inc., 303 Conn. 921, 2014, Connecticut Supreme Court
  • Lawrence v. Zoning Board of Appeals
  • Orange Palladium, Inc. v. Ready, 144 Conn. App, 2014, Appellate Court of Connecticut
  • City of West Haven v. Dean, 163 Conn. 621, 1972, Connecticut Supreme Court
  • L'Manian v. American Motorist Ins. Co., 4 Conn.Cir. 524, 1967, Circuit Court of Connecticut, Appellate Division
  • Velsmid v. Nelson, 175 Conn. 221, 1978, Supreme Court of Connecticut
  • Rubin v. Rubin, 7 Conn.App. 735, 1986, Appellate Court of Connecticut
  • Bogaert v. Zoning Board of Appeals, 162 Conn. 532, 1972, Supreme Court of Connecticut
  • Fontana v. Zymol, 95 Conn.App. 606, 2006, Appellate Court of Connecticut
  • Webster Trust v. Roly, 261 Conn. 278, 2002, Supreme Court of Connecticut
  • Investment Associates v. Summit Associates, Inc., 132 Conn.App. 192, 2011, Appellate Court of Connecticut
  • Vine v. Zoning Bd. of Appeals of Town of North Branford, Supreme Court of Connecticut, 2006, 277 Conn. 918
  • A.D.C. Contracting and Supply, Inc. v. King, 165 Conn. 817, 1973, Supreme Court of Connecticut
  • Harbor Recovery Corp. v. Harbor Realty Associates, 40 Conn.App. 906, 1996, Appellate Court of Connecticut
  • Orlovsky v. Orlovsky, 30 Conn.App. 901, 1993, Appellate Court of Connecticut
  • Carruthers v. Vumbacco, 4 Conn.App. 168, 1985, Appellate Court of Connecticut
  • Simon v. Cole, 118 Conn.App. 683, 2009, Appellate Court of Connecticut
  • Ceccorulli v. Liquor Control Commission, 167 Conn. 442, 1974, Supreme Court of Connecticut
  • Nesin v. New England Machinery, Inc., 5 Conn.App. 547, 1985, Appellate Court of Connecticut
  • City of West Haven v. Dean, 6 Conn.Cir.Ct. 629, 1971, Circuit Court of Connecticut, Appellate Division
  • Samrov v. Samrov, 6 Conn.App. 591, 1986, Appellate Court of Connecticut

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New Haven County Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association