Jeffrey Godley focuses on commercial real estate, banking law and corporate law, for such clients as Chelsea Groton Bank, Dime Bank, People’s United Bank and Eastern Savings Bank. He is a member of the Connecticut and New London County Bar Associations and has served on the board of governors and House of Delegates of the Connecticut Bar Association. Godley is also a member of and treasurer of the Mashantucket Pequot Bar Association, and serves as a grader for the Connecticut Bar Examining Committee.
Godley has been active in community groups in Eastern Connecticut and New England since 1989. He is legal counsel and a member of the board of directors and a trustee of the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut. A former member of the Board of the Three Rivers Community College, he is also a member of the Executive Board of the Connecticut Rivers Council, Boy Scouts of America.
Godley is a corporator of the Chelsea Groton Bank and was a member of the Chelsea Groton Bank Foundation. He has volunteered professional time to the Diocese of Norwich and other civic organizations, and has worked with Sacred Heart School and Parish in Groton. He is a member of the Commission on Institutes of Higher Education, New England Association of Schools and Colleges, where he sits as a public member from the State of Connecticut.
In 2015, Godley was appointed to the Groton Utilities Commission. In 2017, he was appointed as Groton Utilities’ representative on the board of the Connecticut Municipal Electric Energy Cooperative, and he is also a member of the Eastern Connecticut Hematology and Oncology Associates Institutional Review Board.
Godley graduated from the University of Connecticut with a B.A. and received his law degree from Western New England College School of Law.