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Laura R. Shattuck - Westport, CT

285 Riverside AvenueSuite 450 Westport, CT 06880

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Updated: 05/30/2024

Westport Family Law Lawyer

Overview

LAURA R. SHATTUCK is a partner and co-founder of PARRINO|SHATTUCK, PC. Her practice is dedicated to representing clients in all aspects of family law, including divorce, alimony, child support, child custody, property division, post-judgment modification, and post-judgment contempt. Shattuck is an active litigator and has significant experience with large, sophisticated cases. She is a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent-rated attorney.

Shattuck is admitted to practice in Connecticut; the U.S...

LAURA R. SHATTUCK is a partner and co-founder of PARRINO|SHATTUCK, PC. Her practice is dedicated to representing clients in all aspects of family law, including divorce, alimony, child support, child custody, property division, post-judgment modification, and post-judgment contempt. Shattuck is an active litigator and has significant experience with large, sophisticated cases. She is a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent-rated attorney.

Shattuck is admitted to practice in Connecticut; the U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut; and the U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York. She serves as a special master for family matters in the Judicial District of Fairfield at Bridgeport and Judicial District of Stamford/Norwalk at Stamford. She is also a member of the American, Connecticut, and Fairfield County bar associations.

Shattuck is an active volunteer. She participates in the Connecticut Judicial Branch Stamford Family Volunteer Attorney Program, the Spire School Advisory Board, has served on the board of the March of Dimes Fairfield County Division, and is a member and former co-chair of the Clark University Parent Council.

In 1991, Shattuck earned a bachelor's degree from Loyola University. In 1999, she received her juris doctor degree from the Quinnipiac University School of Law, cum laude, and was a recipient of a Distinguished Academic Achievement Award, a Service to Community Award, and a merit-based scholarship. Shattuck also is a graduate of the ABA-NITA Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute.


About Laura R. Shattuck

Practice Areas

  • Family Law

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner
  • Co-founder

Languages

  • English (Primary)

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York

Other Affiliations

  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • Connecticut Bar Association (Member)
  • Fairfield County Bar Association (Member)
  • Judicial District of Stamford/Norwalk at Stamford (Special Master for Family Matters)
  • Judicial District of Fairfield at Bridgeport (Special Master for Family Matters)

Education

  • Quinnipiac University School of Law, Connecticut, 1999
    J.D.
    Honors: cum laude
    Honors: Service to Community Award
    Honors: Distinguished Academic Achievement Award
    Honors: Merit-based Scholarship
  • Loyola University New Orleans, 1991
    B.A.
    Major: Political Science

Pro Bono Activities

  • Connecticut Judicial Branch Stamford Family Volunteer Attorney Program
  • The Spire School, Advisory Board Member
  • March of Dimes Fairfield County Division, Past Board Member
  • March of Dimes Fairfield County Division, Past Volunteer
  • Clark University Parent’s Counsel, Active Member

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Laura R. Shattuck

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

View the profile for Laura R. Shattuck on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Super Lawyer, Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers since 2020
  • Best Attorneys of America by Best Lawyers since 2018
  • Women in the Law by Best Lawyers since 2018
  • The National Advocates Top 10 Matrimonial and Family Law Lawyers since 2019
  • The National Advocates Top 100 Matrimonial and Family Law Lawyers since 2018
  • NA - Top 30 Matrimonial and Family Law by National Advocates since 2018 and 2019
  • 10 Best Female Family Law Attorney by American Institute of Family Law Attorneys 2019
  • Top Lawyers of New York Area in 2017 by New York Magazine
  • Top Lawyer of of Boston in 2018 by the Boston Globe
  • America's Most Honored Professionals, Top One Percent since 2016
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV-rated attorney
  • America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators for Connecticut since 2017
  • ALM's 2015 Women Leaders in the Law
  • 10 Best Family Law Attorneys for Client Satisfaction in Connecticut by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys since 2015
  • Lawyers of Distinction, Top Ten Percent USA since 2017
  • America's Top 100 Attorneys
  • Distinguished Professional by Noticed (formerly known as Expert Network)

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Office Information

Address

285 Riverside AvenueSuite 450 Westport, CT 06880

Fax

  • 203-557-8018

Publication

Representative Cases

  • Tanzman v. Meurer - A trial court that predicates a financial support order on a party's earning ability must ascertain the specific dollar amount of the party's earning ability.
  • Powell-Ferri v. Ferri - Under Massachusetts law, it was proper for trustees to transfer assets from one trust that let the party husband withdraw principal to a second trust from which he could not withdraw principal. The husband was not obligated by the automatic orders to sue his family member trustees for return of the assets.

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