Dan Chaika

Dan Chaika

Shelton, Connecticut

Dan is a second generation attorney who has spent his career helping those in the community get through tough times.

He has been helping people through family court matters in Eastern Connecticut for almost 30 years with his skillful and ethical guidance. The Law around divorce, custody and asset distribution is constantly evolving, he is well versed in these changes and with how these apply to same sex relationships and custody disputes.
He has been handling 6 figure civil tort cases, automobile accidents, wrongful death, and failure to provide proper protection or care in Connecticut since the early 1990s.

In his personal time Dan can be found kayaking with his 3 rescue dogs, playing a round of golf or shooting a few racks pool and in if the conditions are right touring the scenic back roads of rural Connecticut on his Triumph.

Areas of Practice

  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Child Sexual Abuse
  • Personal Injury

Litigation Percentage

  • 66% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Rhode Island, 1987
  • Massachusetts, 1988
  • Connecticut, 1990
  • U.S. District Court District of Rhode Island, 1988


  • Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Providence College

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Edward Gallogly American Inn of Court