Office Location

Coan, Lewendon, Gulliver & Miltenberger, LLC
495 Orange Street
New Haven, CT 06511
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Our New Haven office, built in 1900 and beautifully preserved

Christopher M. Royston

  • Of Counsel, Founding Member


New Haven, CT






Chris Royston's practice is devoted primarily to representing individuals with pressing financial problems. During the years Mr. Royston has represented hundreds of individuals in bankruptcy proceedings; former clients comprise a major source for referrals of new clients. Clients uniformly report a high level of satisfaction with Mr. Royston's patience and thoroughness in explaining the bankruptcy system and its alternatives. He understands the stress that financial problems cause people.

Over the last twenty years Mr. Royston has developed his own database of Bankruptcy Court decisions. This allows him to answer a wide range of questions his clients may have. Mr. Royston is also AV® Preeminent Peer Review RatedSM by Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest rating for lawyers.

From 2001 through 2005 Mr. Royston was a principal of JDA Development where he was involved in commercial real estate development. He has been a visiting professor of business law for undergraduates at Quinnipiac University. Mr. Royston grew up in Spain and is fluent in Spanish.

Areas Of Practice

  • Consumer Bankruptcy
  • Real Estate Closings

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 1976
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 1976


  • Boston University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 1976
  • University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • B.A. - 1972
    • Major: English
    • Major: History


  • Fundamentals of Bankruptcy, National Business Institute, 1993 to 1994
  • Consumer Bankruptcy, Connecticut Bar Association
  • Consumer Bankruptcy, New Haven County Bar Association

Professional Associations

  • Connecticut Bar Association, Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Sections, Executive Committee
  • New Haven County Bar Association


  • Spanish