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Dale M. Clayton

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Born and raised in South Windsor, Connecticut, Mr. Clayton received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from American International College in 1983. After operating a profitable construction company, Mr. Clayton returned to school to earn his Juris Doctor degree from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in 1993. While attending law school, Mr. Clayton served on the Governing Board of the Community Legal Services program. Mr. Clayton was admitted to both the Connecticut Bar and the United States District Court in Connecticut and currently is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association.

Mr. Clayton concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial real estate finance, secured business finance, business organization and representation, commercial litigation, foreclosure of commercial real estate, and collections. Mr. Clayton represents both financial institutions and businesses. In addition to the practice of law, Mr. Clayton has been an active member in his community. Mr. Clayton is a past member of the Tolland Lions Club and the Tolland Economic Development Commission. Additionally, Mr. Clayton is a former Vice Chairman of the Tolland Town Council and served four terms as a Town Council Member. 

Practice Areas:

  • Commercial Real Estate Finance
  • Secured Business Finance
  • Business Organization and Representation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Foreclosure of Commercial Real Estate
  • Collections

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 1994
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 1994

Professional Associations

  • Connecticut Bar Association, Member


  • McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, Sacramento, California
    • J.D. - 1993
  • American International College
    • B.S. - 1983
    • Major: Business Administration

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Tolland Lions Club
  • Tolland Economic Development Commission
  • Vice Chairman of the Tolland Town Council