John A. Del Buono

Attorney John Del Buono was born in Waterbury, Connecticut in 1928.  He served in the U.S. Army, Signal Corps on the island of Okinawa. Attorney Del Buono and his wife, Barbara Del Buono, are founding members of the Brain Injury Association of CT (BIAC).  Attorney Del Buono is a published author, has been married for 65 years, has eight children, and  at home he cared for his totally disabled traumatically brain injured son, Nick, for 22 years.  He has thirteen grandchildren and nine great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

  • 1951-52 – Associate, Cheek Law Firm, Oklahoma City, insurance company defense.
  • 1953-54 – in Connecticut – Casualty insurance claims adjuster with U.S.F. & G. Insurance Company
  • 1955 to 1990 – solo general practice in Waterbury
  • 1990 to 2006 – solo personal injury practice in Watertown
  • 2006 to present time – of counsel with Secor, Cassidy & McPartland, P.C.


  • Personal Injury
  • Product Liability
  • Worker’s Compensation


  • BIAC’s 1993 President’s award
  • Connecticut Bar Association Award for 50 years
  • Waterbury Bar Association Award for 60 years
  • National Italian American Bar Association Lifetime Achievement Award


  • Waterbury Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • National Italian American Bar Association


  • The Civitan Club, Member
  • Home & School Association,
  • Parish Council,
  • Annual Red Mass Committee,
  • Campaigners for Christ,
  • Church Lector,
  • Church Choir,
  • Holy Name Society and
  • ChaRumBo Dance Club


  • When Two Become One – The Miracle In Marriage

Written with his wife, Barbara. Used successfully in his law practice by clients deciding whether to divorce and become two, or stay together and become one.

  • The Cheated Generations

Co-authored with his wife, Barbara.  Describes how in the past sixty-five years Americans have been cheated out of America’s previous life style and offers our nation a new type of political party, financed only by membership dues, to stop the cheating and return the nation to its previous life style, if they want to .

  • Acknowledged A Man

Written by Barbara Del Buono about their traumatically brain injured son, Nick, in a coma for seven months, hospitals and convalescent homes for five years, and living at home with his parents for twenty-two years. He died and is now in Heaven.  You can contrast Nick’s Culture of Life with the Terry Schavo Culture of Death case in Florida.

  • Fifty Years At The Bar

Written by Barbara as a biography about John’s law practice, including his most interesting, humorous, and famous cases.