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Steven Mitchell JP

Simsbury , CT
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416 Hopmeadow Street
Simsbury, CT 06070 US (map)

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860-550-0350

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ABOUT US

As a Connecticut Justice of the Peace with over 13 years of experience, I provide services that are professional and fun. I understand that no two weddings are the same and will work... Read more
As a Connecticut Justice of the Peace with over 13 years of experience, I provide services that are professional and fun. I understand that no two weddings are the same and will work with you to create a unique and meaningful ceremony reflective of your personalities.

I try to ensure your wedding day is fun and stress-free. I am up for anything you want on your special day, if you want your dog to be the ring bearer - I'm In!

Contact me today to find out if I am the right fit for you. It is my personal goal to always exceed your expectations. I look forward to hearing from you! Read less
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INFO FOR OFFICIANT

What types of weddings and events do you provide services for?
Ceremony Rehearsal, Interfaith Ceremony, Non-religious, Single Religion, Vow Renewal
What services do you provide?
Allow Couples' Own Vows, Licensed
What religious affiliations do you serve?
Baptist, Catholic, Episcopalian, Hindu, Jewish, Lutheran, Methodist, Mormon, Orthodox Christian, Presbyterian, Quaker, Unitarian
On average, how long are wedding ceremonies you officiate?
Less than 30 Mins.
In which states are you licensed?
CT

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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
1.0/5.0
Stephen was scheduled to marry us on August 4 2012. He cancelled on us a week before the wedding. His suggested replacement showed up 15 minutes late to the wedding, we had to delay the whole thing. He embarrassed us by going off what we provided for a script and telling me (the bride) that I "wore the pants" in front of all my guests and furthermore he pretty much extorted us for another 50 bucks. Pretty awful experience.
Stephen was scheduled to marry us on August 4 2012. He cancelled on us a week before the wedding. His suggested Read more...
Stephen was scheduled to marry us on August 4 2012. He cancelled on us a week before the wedding. His suggested replacement showed up 15 minutes late to the wedding, we had to delay the whole thing. He embarrassed us by going off what we provided for a script and telling me (the bride) that I "wore the pants" in front of all my guests and furthermore he pretty much extorted us for another 50 bucks. Pretty awful experience. Read less
Services Used: Officiant
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Dan
Wedding:
9/28/2014
4.7/5.0
Steven was great, on time. And we wanted a very easy going service and he provided that and more. Very pleasant and funny person, and makes you happy and smile thru the service. Thanks, Steve. Dan and Deb Alkas.
Steven was great, on time. And we wanted a very easy going service and he provided that and more. Very pleasant and funny Read more...
Steven was great, on time. And we wanted a very easy going service and he provided that and more. Very pleasant and funny person, and makes you happy and smile thru the service. Thanks, Steve. Dan and Deb Alkas. Read less
Services Used: Officiant
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Lucia
Wedding:
6/16/2012
1.6/5.0
Steven was scheduled to marry us on 6/16/12. We met with him at a coffee shop prior to the wedding to go over details and he was very scattered. We had to repeat our names, dates, etc multiple times. the day before the wedding I called him to confirm the location because we had a plan B in case of bad weather, he then subtly informed me that he was going to be 'a little' late because he had booked himself for another wedding in another town just prior to mine. The reason why i originally hire him was because my wedding was in Simsbury so just like 'Krista' mentioned before, i didn't want to be stressed out about him being late or lost or something. The reception was promptly starting as soon as the ceremony ended so I could not delay it because my JOP decided to be greedy and take another $400 plus from another couple 15 miles away. When i asked about it, he just told me to relax and that no one was going to be there on time anyway! Obviously all my guests arrived promptly expecting a ceremony to start at the scheduled time. The only good thing he did for me was find me another JOP to perform the marriage. The morning of the wedding, I had my 'consultation' with this woman on my way to getting my hair done. It was a nightmare having to deal with this THE DAY of my wedding.
Steven was scheduled to marry us on 6/16/12. We met with him at a coffee shop prior to the wedding to go over details and Read more...
Steven was scheduled to marry us on 6/16/12. We met with him at a coffee shop prior to the wedding to go over details and he was very scattered. We had to repeat our names, dates, etc multiple times. the day before the wedding I called him to confirm the location because we had a plan B in case of bad weather, he then subtly informed me that he was going to be 'a little' late because he had booked himself for another wedding in another town just prior to mine. The reason why i originally hire him was because my wedding was in Simsbury so just like 'Krista' mentioned before, i didn't want to be stressed out about him being late or lost or something. The reception was promptly starting as soon as the ceremony ended so I could not delay it because my JOP decided to be greedy and take another $400 plus from another couple 15 miles away. When i asked about it, he just told me to relax and that no one was going to be there on time anyway! Obviously all my guests arrived promptly expecting a ceremony to start at the scheduled time. The only good thing he did for me was find me another JOP to perform the marriage. The morning of the wedding, I had my 'consultation' with this woman on my way to getting my hair done. It was a nightmare having to deal with this THE DAY of my wedding. Read less
Services Used: Officiant
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ashley2012
Wedding:
5/26/2012
5.0/5.0
Steven was great! It was so nice having someone with such a great personality preform our ceremony.
Steven was great! It was so nice having someone with such a great personality preform our ceremony.
Steven was great! It was so nice having someone with such a great personality preform our ceremony. Read less
Services Used: Officiant
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Carmen
Wedding:
7/23/2011
4.0/5.0
Steven was one of the most personable and seemingly flexible JPs we interviewed through several bridal shows and phone conversations. When we first met him it was great to meet someone who might not only be able to speak to our guests in a lightly comedic and yet educated way, but also someone who would work with our themed wedding that was very unique. Quality was a 4 because I also felt as if the ceremony vows (which I had emailed the final copy to him) were unpracticed at our rehearsal, but he did allow us the flexibility to write our own and add in anything we wanted. He was organized and had everything on his IPad so he wasn't fumbling through papers, but I felt like he was more willing to "sell" ideas to us before he had our money. Originally we wanted him to dress up in a certain way for our theme wedding and when I brought it up at our meeting when the deposit was due, his original response of, "sure whatever you want" became a, " I have something that is similar but more of a JP outfit." I was a little disappointed by that. And he happened to be out of the country when I contacted him a month before the wedding so he didn't get back to me for a bit, which is hard on a jittery-over-prepared bride. For the price we paid, I don't feel the value was the best, but we are married, the certificate was in the mail in a timely mannor, and it was pretty much what we wanted.
Steven was one of the most personable and seemingly flexible JPs we interviewed through several bridal shows and phone Read more...
Steven was one of the most personable and seemingly flexible JPs we interviewed through several bridal shows and phone conversations. When we first met him it was great to meet someone who might not only be able to speak to our guests in a lightly comedic and yet educated way, but also someone who would work with our themed wedding that was very unique. Quality was a 4 because I also felt as if the ceremony vows (which I had emailed the final copy to him) were unpracticed at our rehearsal, but he did allow us the flexibility to write our own and add in anything we wanted. He was organized and had everything on his IPad so he wasn't fumbling through papers, but I felt like he was more willing to "sell" ideas to us before he had our money. Originally we wanted him to dress up in a certain way for our theme wedding and when I brought it up at our meeting when the deposit was due, his original response of, "sure whatever you want" became a, " I have something that is similar but more of a JP outfit." I was a little disappointed by that. And he happened to be out of the country when I contacted him a month before the wedding so he didn't get back to me for a bit, which is hard on a jittery-over-prepared bride. For the price we paid, I don't feel the value was the best, but we are married, the certificate was in the mail in a timely mannor, and it was pretty much what we wanted. Read less
Services Used: Officiant
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Sarah
Wedding:
6/11/2011
4.8/5.0
Steven was great. We wanted someone more light hearted like ourselves since we don't take life too seriously. He actaully performed one of our friend's ceremony and we knew he would be good for what we were looking for. Short, sweet, and funny. When the day came around the weather was looking a little iffy so my husband asked if he could do it in under 10 minutes, which he did :) We made it in right before it started to rain. I love the fact that he uses an iPad too!
Steven was great. We wanted someone more light hearted like ourselves since we don't take life too seriously. He actaully Read more...
Steven was great. We wanted someone more light hearted like ourselves since we don't take life too seriously. He actaully performed one of our friend's ceremony and we knew he would be good for what we were looking for. Short, sweet, and funny. When the day came around the weather was looking a little iffy so my husband asked if he could do it in under 10 minutes, which he did :) We made it in right before it started to rain. I love the fact that he uses an iPad too! Read less
Services Used: Officiant
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krista
Wedding:
6/10/2011
5.0/5.0
Great guy! I got married in simsbury and he lives in simsbury so i had no stress about him being there on time or anything! Everytime i spoke with him he calmed me down about all the wedding gitters! He has a great sense of humor and everyone LOVED HIM!!!!!
Great guy! I got married in simsbury and he lives in simsbury so i had no stress about him being there on time or Read more...
Great guy! I got married in simsbury and he lives in simsbury so i had no stress about him being there on time or anything! Everytime i spoke with him he calmed me down about all the wedding gitters! He has a great sense of humor and everyone LOVED HIM!!!!! Read less
Services Used: Officiant
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Laura
Wedding:
4/2/2011
5.0/5.0
Justice Steven Mitchell is who we hired to do our wedding on April 2nd, 2011 and he was great. He was very accommodating and gave us a very pleasant ceremony. Everything about his services were excellent. The way he conducted the ceremony was absolutely perfect and we couldn't have asked for a better job.
Justice Steven Mitchell is who we hired to do our wedding on April 2nd, 2011 and he was great. He was very accommodating Read more...
Justice Steven Mitchell is who we hired to do our wedding on April 2nd, 2011 and he was great. He was very accommodating and gave us a very pleasant ceremony. Everything about his services were excellent. The way he conducted the ceremony was absolutely perfect and we couldn't have asked for a better job. Read less
Services Used: Officiant
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Kimberly
Wedding:
8/21/2010
5.0/5.0
JP Steven Mitchell....amazing character, gave life to our wedding and kept our guests attentive during the ceremony. Very photogenic, great voice (didnt need a mic for our outdoor wedding), kept our ceremony short just as planned. He added a refreshing flair to our ceremony with his new IPAD and matching bow tie. We highly recommend Steven Mitchell for JP.
JP Steven Mitchell....amazing character, gave life to our wedding and kept our guests attentive during the ceremony. Very Read more...
JP Steven Mitchell....amazing character, gave life to our wedding and kept our guests attentive during the ceremony. Very photogenic, great voice (didnt need a mic for our outdoor wedding), kept our ceremony short just as planned. He added a refreshing flair to our ceremony with his new IPAD and matching bow tie. We highly recommend Steven Mitchell for JP. Read less
Services Used: Officiant
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Sarah
Wedding:
5/29/2010
5.0/5.0
I am very surprised to see that Steven only has two reviews on here. He was hands down the best vendor that I worked with throughout my wedding and would and will reccommend him to anyone in a heartbeat. I met him at a bridal show and immediately knew I wanted him as our JP. He is extremely accomodating, and more than able to create the personalized ceremony you are looking to have. He kept ours short and simple exactly how we wanted it. All our guests were pleased with the length as well as quality of the ceremony :)
I am very surprised to see that Steven only has two reviews on here. He was hands down the best vendor that I worked with Read more...
I am very surprised to see that Steven only has two reviews on here. He was hands down the best vendor that I worked with throughout my wedding and would and will reccommend him to anyone in a heartbeat. I met him at a bridal show and immediately knew I wanted him as our JP. He is extremely accomodating, and more than able to create the personalized ceremony you are looking to have. He kept ours short and simple exactly how we wanted it. All our guests were pleased with the length as well as quality of the ceremony :) Read less
Services Used: Officiant

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