Geraldine B. Macaisa
GERALDINE B. MACAISA is an associate in the Firm’s Transactional Department and practices in the areas of Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts, Probate, Real Estate, and Business and Commercial Law.
Attorney Macaisa earned her J.D. and a Certificate in Tax Studies from the University of Connecticut School of Law, where she was the recipient of the CALI Excellence for the Future Award for academic excellence (“CALI award”) in Elder Law. She also received the CALI award in Street Law in the High Schools, a community oriented legal education program wherein she taught practical and relevant law to public high school students in downtown Hartford. While in law school, Attorney Macaisa was a Notes and Comments Editor for Volume 51 of the Connecticut Law Review, and a member of the Connecticut Moot Court Board. She was also part of the University of Connecticut School of Law Tax Clinic where she represented low-income taxpayers in a variety of matters involving the Internal Revenue Service.
Prior to joining the Firm, Attorney Macaisa served for more than three years as a legal research law clerk to the honorable judges of the Connecticut Superior Court. She has also served as a Judicial Intern for the Honorable Victor A. Bolden of the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut and worked as a legal intern for one of the largest publicly held personal lines insurance companies in the United States. In addition, Attorney Macaisa has co-presented classes on legal storytelling at the Asian Pacific American Bar Association’s 2018 Northeast Regional Conference and the Hispanic National Bar Association’s 2018 National Convention, and before the Connecticut Bar Association’s Litigation Section.
Attorney Macaisa is originally from South Florida and presently resides in Danbury with her husband and cat. Outside of the office, she enjoys thrifting, reading, and volunteering at cat shelters.
Professional associations and memberships:
- Connecticut Bar Association
- Danbury Bar Association
- Connecticut Asian Pacific American Bar Association (CAPABA)