Thomas Parrino | Named Diplomate of The American College of Family Trial Lawyers


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WESTPORT, Conn., May, 2019 – Attorney Thomas Parrino of Parrino|Shattuck, PC has been named a Diplomate of The American College of Family Trial Lawyers.

The American College of Family Trial Lawyers is a select group of 100 of the top family trial lawyers from across the United States. The American College was formed in 1993 to bring together some of the best trial lawyers in America practicing sophisticated and complex family law and matrimonial matters both domestically and abroad ranging from dissolution of marriage (divorce), paternity, palimony, child abduction and domestic torts. Diplomates, all members of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, are chosen based upon their recognized litigation skills and courtroom abilities.

The American College has achieved national recognition through its diplomates handling well-publicized cases and cutting-edge issues of local and national importance. Diplomates are also involved in the uppermost level of continuing education through the presentation of CLE programs, acting as guest speakers, participating in hands-on interactive sessions, as well as participating in the free flow exchange of ideas and innovative conceptions amongst its members.

Parrino has been practicing family law for nearly 30 years, handling some of the most intricate and high-asset family law litigation in Connecticut. Considered a top attorney in his field, Parrino is a dynamic negotiator and litigator. He was previously recognized as “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers.

Parrino is a Fellow and Past President of the Connecticut Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. He chairs the chapter’s Rules Committee (O’Brien), Sunbury Committee, and Arbitration Committee; serves on the Amicus Committee; and served on the Examining Committee. He recently served as a delegate to the National Board of Governors of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, in which he previously served as chair of the National Admissions Committee and as a member of the National Test Subcommittee. Additionally, Parrino is a Fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers.

Parrino|Shattuck, PC, located at 285 Riverside Avenue in Westport, represents individuals throughout Connecticut in a wide range of family law matters, including divorce, alimony, client support, property division, child custody, and relocation. It is also experienced in a number of specialty areas that are incorporated into these core practice groups. For additional information on Parrino|Shattuck, PC, please call 203-349-2012.