Two Shelton brothers who are attorneys have been named “Rising Stars” by Super Lawyers.

Louis J. Dagostine is employed at Ciulla & Donofrio in North Haven and received the recognition in the field of business litigation.

Peter Dagostine is employed at Robinson & Cole in Hartford and received the recognition in the field of labor and employment law.

Both the brothers have been named a “Rising Star” several times in the past.

Parents were longtime Shelton educators

The brothers grew up in Shelton and are the children of two retired Shelton educators, Lou and Jenny Dagostine.

Louis graduated from Shelton High in 1992 and then attended Colby College and Hofstra University School of Law.

Peter graduated from Shelton High in 1994 and then attended Boston College and the University of Connecticut School of Law.

They have a younger brother Ralph, a 1995 Shelton High graduate, who is a non-practicing attorney and works as the deputy chief clerk at state Superior Court in New Britain.

On a related note, Louis J. Dagostine was elected to the Shelton Board of Apportionment in the 2013 municipal election.