Our Attorneys

W. CAMPBELL HUDSON, III graduated from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana, receiving a B.A. in 1973 and a J.D. in 1976. He was admitted to practice in the State of Connecticut in 1976 and the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut in 1978.

Campbell currently is a member of the Board of Finance of the Town of Essex. He served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Connecticut Fund for the Environment, and its program Save the Sound, from 1994 until 2018, during which time he also served as its President for 5 years. He also has previously served as Chairman of the Essex Board of Education, Chairman of the Connecticut River Estuary Regional Planning Agency, a member of Long Island Sound Study Citizens Advisory Committee, Vice Chairman of the Connecticut River Watershed Council, Vice Chairman of the Middlesex County Community Foundation, President of the Essex Historical Society, and Town Counsel for the Town of Clinton.

Campbell’s practice concentrates in the areas of estate planning, estate and trust administration, residential and commercial real estate matters, land use matters, municipal law, business and commercial transactions, and charitable organizations.

SUZANNA U. McCAULEY has been practicing law in Essex since 1998.  She earned a B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis in 1992 and her J.D. from Temple University School of Law in 1996.  She is currently a member of the Estates and Probate section and the Elder Law section of the Connecticut Bar Association.  She has served as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Community Music School in Centerbrook, Connecticut from 2009-2015.

Suzanna’s practice concentrates in the areas of estate planning, estate and trust administration, elder law, residential and commercial real estate matters, land use matters, municipal law, business and commercial transactions, and charitable organizations.

LAUREN S. GISTER earned her undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and her J.D. from Hamline University Law School in St. Paul, Minnesota. A twenty-five year Marine veteran, she has practiced law in Connecticut in Chester since 1996. Currently, Lauren is serving her third term as First Selectwoman for the Town of Chester. She is the former Vice President of the Board of Congregation Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek, and serves as the Vice Chair of the Lower Connecticut River Valley Council of Governments (RiverCOG) and the Chair of the Lower Connecticut River Land Trust.

Lauren’s practice concentrates in the area of residential and commercial real estate transactions, as well as estate planning, settlement of estates and business and commercial formation and practices.

MARIANNE B. KILBY, Retired

MICHAEL J. WELLS,  Retired

Hudson, Kilby and McCauley, LLC

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 398, Essex, CT 06426
Street/Courier Address: 78 Main Street, Centerbrook, CT 06409
Phone: (860) 767-0195
Fax: (860) 767-7077
Email: info@hudsonkilby.com

Serving clients for the past 35 years along the Connecticut Shoreline and surrounding towns including Branford, Chester, Clinton, Deep River, East Haddam, East Lyme, Essex, Groton, Guilford, Haddam, Killingworth, Lyme, Madison, Middletown, Mystic, New Haven, New London, Old Lyme, Old Saybrook, Stonington, Waterford, and Westbrook.