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Ross Maxwell Kaufman - Stamford, CT

1266 East Main Street Stamford, CT 06902

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Updated: 03/04/2024

Stamford Family Law Lawyer

Overview

Ross M. Kaufman, Esq. has been a member the Connecticut Bar since 2005. Attorney Kaufman attended the University of Colorado, Boulder where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature in 1999. Thereafter, he earned his Juris Doctorate from the New York Law School in 2003, where he was an academic invitee of the New York Law School Law Review and received the New York Law School Scholarship for Academic Achievement...

Ross M. Kaufman, Esq. has been a member the Connecticut Bar since 2005. Attorney Kaufman attended the University of Colorado, Boulder where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature in 1999. Thereafter, he earned his Juris Doctorate from the New York Law School in 2003, where he was an academic invitee of the New York Law School Law Review and received the New York Law School Scholarship for Academic Achievement. Upon graduation, he served as a Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Irvin J. Snyder of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, Criminal Part.

Attorney Kaufman began his legal career in the area of criminal defense and personal injury, practicing in both New Jersey and Connecticut for several years. In 2008, after developing an interest in family law, he opened the Law Offices of Ross M. Kaufman, LLC in Southport, Connecticut and began focusing on matrimonial litigation. In October 2011, Attorney Kaufman joined the boutique matrimonial firm of Siegel, Reilly & Conlon, LLC, in Stamford, Connecticut, where he honed his skills in all areas of family law, including divorce, custody and child support, post-judgment enforcement and pre-marital agreements. In 2016, he was promoted to Partner upon the formation of Siegel, Reilly & Kaufman, LLC, the predecessor practice to his current firm of Siegel & Kaufman, P.C.

Attorney Kaufman is a member of the American and Connecticut Bar Associations as well as the Fairfield County, Greater Bridgeport and Greenwich Bar Associations in Connecticut. Since 2014, he has served on the Board of Directors of the Fairfield County Bar Association (FCBA) and recently completed a multi-term tenure as Co-Chair of its Family Law Section.

In 2012, Attorney Kaufman attended the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers National Institute for Family Law Associates. He has also been a featured presenter on the following matrimonial topics:

  • NBI - Division of Assets and Finding Hidden Assets (2013)
  • CT Bar Association - Family Law Practice Essentials "Alimony and Property Division" (2014)
  • Dan v. Dan and the Effective Lifestyle Analysis (2015)
  • NBI Advanced Family Law Seminar - Presenter (2015)
  • Automatic Orders: How to Avoid Problems and What to Do When They Happen (2017)

Attorney Kaufman is proud to have been recognized as follows:

  • Super Lawyer, by New England Super Lawyers Magazine in the area of Family Law (2017, 2018)
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, by New England Super Lawyers Magazine in the area of Family Law (2012, 2014, 2015, 2016)
  • Connecticut Magazine Top Attorneys - Rising Star (2012, 2015), Top Attorney (2013), and Outstanding Young Lawyer (2014)
  • American Society of Legal Advocates Top 40 Family Lawyers Under 40, Connecticut (2016)

In his free time, Attorney Kaufman volunteers with the Stepping Stones Museum for Children in Norwalk, Connecticut He currently resides in Easton, Connecticut with his wife and two children.

About Ross Maxwell Kaufman

Practice Areas

  • Family Law
  • Divorce

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 2005
  • United States Supreme Court, 2020

Other Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Fairfield County Bar Association
  • Greater Bridgeport Bar Association
  • Greenwich Bar Association

Education

  • New York Law School, New York, New York
    Juris Doctorate
    Honors: New York Law School Law Review, academic invitee
    Honors: New York Law School Scholarship for Academic Achievement
  • University of Colorado, Boulder, Boulder, Colorado
    Bachelor of Arts
    Major: English Literature

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Ross Maxwell Kaufman

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
  • 2012 Connecticut Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Ross Maxwell Kaufman on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Super Lawyers® Designee, 2017 - present
  • Connecticut Magazine Top Attorneys - Rising Star, 2012, 2015; Top Attorney, 2013; and Outstanding Young Lawyer, 2014
  • Super Lawyers® Rising Star Designee, 2012, 2014 - 2016
  • American Society of Legal Advocates Top 40 Family Lawyers Under 40, Connecticut, 2016

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1266 East Main Street Stamford, CT 06902

Fax

  • 203-965-0509

Office Hours

Mon to Fri: 8:30AM-5:30PM

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