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Our Staff

Debbie RuttkampDeborah A. Ruttkamp


Debbie joined the firm in 2007. Prior to Debbie joining our firm, she worked as a paralegal for a large Stamford law firm for over 17 years. Debbie has a background in banking and accounting. 

Debbie assists the attorneys in Estate Planning, Estate Settlement, Medicaid Planning and Business matters. Debbie meets with clients and answers client inquiries regarding legal documents.

Debbie enjoys camping, country music, and antiques shopping.


Diane A. Zaccaro

Financial Administrator
Administrative and Legal Assistant

Diane joined the firm in 2006. She is responsible for all financial-related tasks, primarily maintaining accurate financial records for shareholder reporting, payroll, budgeting, and tax-related transactions. She manages accounts receivable and accounts payable Additionally, Diane provides substantial administrative support to the attorneys and staff.

Diane graduated from Eastern Connecticut State University with a BA in English.  Her prior work includes 26 years in banking and mortgage underwiting. 

Diane enjoys photography, playing classical piano, hiking along the shoreline, and researching family history.