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Alexander J. Cuda - Westport, CT

830 Post Road EastSuite 301 Westport, CT 06880

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Updated: 02/06/2024

Westport Family and Matrimonial Appeals Lawyer

About Alexander J. Cuda

Practice Areas

  • Family and Matrimonial Appeals

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 2004
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 2006

Other Affiliations

  • Connecticut Bar Association, 2017 - 2018 (Secretary, Family Law Section)
  • Connecticut Bar Association, 2016 - 2017 (Treasurer, Family Law Section)
  • Connecticut Bar Association, 2010 - Present (Executive Committee, Family Law Section)
  • Connecticut Bar Association, 2014 - Present (Amicus Committee Chair, Family Law Section)
  • Fairfield County Bar Association, 2015 - Present (FCBA Board of Directors)
  • Fairfield County Bar Association, 2017 - Present (Family Law Committee, Co-Chair)
  • Fairfield County Bar Association, 2014 - 2017 (Bench/Bar Committee, Co-Chair)
  • Fairfield County Bar Association, 2016 (MCLE Committee)
  • Fairfield County Bar Association, 2016 (Professionalism Symposium Committee)
  • Greater Bridgeport Bar Association (Family Law Section)
  • American Bar Association (Family Law Section)
  • Bridgeport Superior Court (Special Master)

Education

  • Tulane University School of Law, Paris, France, 2003
    J.D.
  • Tulane University School of Law, Paris, France, 2004
    LL.M.
    Honors: Moot Court National Appellate Competition Team
    Honors: Senior Fellow, Legal Research and Writing
    Law Journal: Journal of Law & Sexuality, Senior Articles Editor
  • Cornell University, 2000
    B.A.
    Honors: magna cum laude
    Major: Comparative Literature
    Major: Latin

Classes and Seminars

  • “Annual Review of Developments in Family Law”, Connecticut Bar Association 2017 Annual Meeting/Connecticut Legal Conference, - June 12, 2017
  • “Taking, Defending, and Utilizing Depositions”, Fairfield County Bar Association, - May 24, 2017
  • “The Automatic Orders: How to Avoid Problems and What to Do When They Happen”, Fairfield County Bar Association, - January 26, 2017
  • “Update on Connecticut Practice Book Revisions", Connecticut Bar Association Family Law Section Meeting, - January 10, 2017
  • “Annual Review of Developments in Family Law”, Connecticut Bar Association 2016 Annual Meeting/Connecticut Legal Conference, - June 13, 2016
  • “Prejudgment Remedies in Family Cases”, Connecticut Bar Association Practice Tips video presentation, - April 1, 2016
  • Special presentation on Dan v. Dan and McKeon v. Lennon at CBA Family Law Section Executive Committee meeting, - February 10, 2015
  • “Family Law Arbitration: How It Works, How It Can Benefit Clients and Counsel, and What to Expect from the Arbitrator”, Fairfield County Bar Association Seminar, - January 7, 2015
  • “Synopsis and Analysis of Connecticut Supreme Court Decision in Olson v. Mohammadu (SC 18963)”, Connecticut Bar Association Family Law Section Meeting, - January 14, 2014
  • “Changes to the Rules of Professional Conduct and Practice Book”, Connecticut Bar Association Family Law Section Meeting, - November 12, 2013
  • “Annual Review of New Developments in Family Law” , Connecticut Bar Association 2013 Annual Meeting, - June 17, 2013
  • “A Survey of New England Family Cases Involving Business Valuation”, New England 2013 Regional Symposium, - May 4, 2013
  • “Confidentiality and Nondisclosure Agreements in Family Law Cases: Drafting, Litigating, and Getting It Done”, Connecticut Bar Association and Fairfield County Bar Association joint CLE, - March 20, 2013
  • “A Limited Comparison of Alimony Guidelines Methodology: Massachusetts Statutes, Raised Bill 5509 (Connecticut), and the AAML Commission Recommendations”, Connecticut Bar Association Annual Meeting, - June 11, 2012
  • “Use of a Mental Health Expert at Trial”, Connecticut Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Advanced Custody Seminar, - May 18, 2012
  • “An Overview of Property Division and Spousal Support Regimes in the United States” , International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Annual Meeting, - 2010
  • Annual Meeting, Annual Review of New Developments in Family Law (with Campbell D. Barrett), 2013, Speaker
  • Family Law Section Meeting, Changes to the Rules of Professional Conduct and Practice Book, 2013, Speaker
  • Presentation of case law updates to the Family Law Section, Connecticut Bar Association, 2012 - 2017
  • “Essentials of Family Law”, with Judge Lynda Munro (ret.), Amy MacNamara, Dara Goings, and Eva DeFranco, Connecticut Bar Association, 11/8/17
  • “Annual Review of Family Law Cases”, with Aidan Welsh and Steven Dembo, Connecticut Bar Association, Annual Meeting / Connecticut Legal Conference, 6/15/15

Achievements

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Included on the 2024 Connecticut list


Past Lists

  • 2023 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Connecticut Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Connecticut Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Alexander J. Cuda on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • “Rising Star”, SuperLawyers, 2012- Present
  • 10 Star “Superb” Featured Attorney Rating, Avvo
  • National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, “Top 10 Family Law Attorneys in Southern Connecticut”, 2017
  • “New Leader in the Law”, Connecticut Law Tribune, 2014
  • “Rising Star”, Connecticut Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2010 - 2011
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Pro Bono Award, 2009
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Pro Bono Honor Roll, Pro Bono Network, 2006
  • Judge, Yale Mock Trial Tournament, 2005 - 2006

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Office Information

Address

830 Post Road EastSuite 301 Westport, CT 06880

Fax

  • 203-557-9504

Publication

Articles

  • “Court Time is Valuable – Don’t Waste It,” (with Jacob Pyetranker), Connecticut Law Tribune, 5/12/17.
  • “Confidentiality Agreements Can Keep Cases Moving,” Connecticut Law Tribune, 11/24/15
  • “Connecticut Supreme Court Restricts Alimony, Limits Discretion” (with Arnold H. Rutkin), Connecticut Law Tribune, 1/20/15
  • Author, chapter on alimony in A Practical Guide to Divorce in Connecticut, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc., 1st Edition 2013, Publication Date: 1/6/14
  • “The Myth of Alimony Reform” (with Arnold H. Rutkin), Connecticut Law Tribune, 8/20/12
  • “Crews-ing Away from Equity and Back Again: Enforcement of Premarital Agreements in Connecticut,” Connecticut Family Lawyer, Summer 2012
  • “Conservators Can Pursue Divorces on Behalf of Wards” (with David W. Griffin), Connecticut Law Tribune, 8/15/11
  • “Representing Children in Connecticut Family Court: Examining the Roles and Anticipating the Problems” , Connecticut Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Seminar, “How to Do Everything Better From Managing Your Clients, Cases and Employing Experts,” 5/26/10
  • Connecticut Family Lawyer, Co-Associate Editor

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