John E. Drew Of Counsel

John Drew and the late John Mason founded the law firm of Mason & Drew in 1974. John Drew and John Mason had previously been partners in the law firm of Reid & Reige, P.C. in Hartford. John Mason was forced to retire from the practice in 1989 due to illness. Paul Mersereau joined John Drew in 1989 and the firm then became Drew & Mersereau, P.C. John practices in the areas of estate planning, trust administration, charitable giving, estate settlement and business planning (particularly as it pertains to succession of a family business). John has spoken on topics related to estate planning to various professional and community groups. John and his wife, Barbara, have lived in Avon for more than forty years and raised a family of three children, Chris, David and Katy.


  • Vanderbilt University, J.D., 1966
  • Colgate University, A.B., 1963

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 1968

Community Activities

  • Town of Avon Zoning Board of Appeals
    Member, 1972 to 2011
    Chairman, 1973 tp 2011
  • Avon Old Farms School Board of Directors
    Member, 1981 to 2002
    Honorary Member, 2003 to Present