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Yakov "Jacob" Pyetranker - Stamford, CT

1111 Summer Street3rd Floor Stamford, CT 06905

Updated: 06/13/2023

Stamford Family Law Litigation Lawyer

About Yakov "Jacob" Pyetranker

Practice Areas

  • Family Law Litigation
  • Family Law Appeals


  • 100%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Attorney


  • English
  • Russian


Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 2006
  • New York, 2007
  • District of Columbia, 2007

Other Affiliations

  • Connecticut Bar Association (Member)
  • Fairfield County Bar Association (Member)
  • American Bar Association (Member)


  • St. John's University School of Law, 2006
    Juris Doctor
    Law Review: New York International Law Review, 2005 - 2006

Past Positions

  • Law Offices of Gary I. Cohen, P.C., Partner, 2014 - 2018
  • Law Offices of Wayne D. Effron, P.C., Associate, 2009 - 2013

Pro Bono Activities

  • Special Master



  • Jacob was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in the 29th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© for his work in Family Law and in Appellate Practice
  • Super Lawyers®, 2021, 2022
  • Greenwich Magazine's Top Lawyers in Fairfield County, 2021
  • 2016 Top 10 Under 40 Attorney Award for the State of Connecticut by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys
  • Super Lawyers®, Connecticut Rising Star, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

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1111 Summer Street3rd Floor Stamford, CT 06905



  • Published, with co-author Alexander J. Cuda, Esq., an article on May 12, 2017 in the Connecticut Law Tribune, “Court Time Is Valuable – Don’t Waste It.”

Representative Cases

  • K. G. v. T. G., 219 Conn. App. 901 (2023)
  • Hebrand v. Hebrand, 216 Conn. App. 210 (2022)
  • Oudheusden v. Oudheusden, 338 Conn. 761 (2021)
  • Oudheusden v. Oudheusden, 190 Conn. App. 169 (2019), aff’d in part, rev’d in part, 338 Conn. 761 (2021)
  • Silver v. Silver, 200 Conn. App. 505, cert. denied, 335 Conn. 973 (2020)
  • Chang v. Chang, 197 Conn. App. 733 (2020)
  • Barber v. Barber, 193 Conn. App. 190 (2019)
  • Krahel v. Czoch, 186 Conn. App. 22, cert. denied, 330 Conn. 958 (2018)
  • Keusch v. Keusch, 184 Conn. App. 822 (2018)
  • Chang v. Chang, 170 Conn. App. 822, cert. denied, 325 Conn. 910 (2017)
  • Weyer v. Weyer, 164 Conn. App. 734 (2016) (co-author on brief)
  • Pryor v. Pryor, 162 Conn. App. 451 (2016) (argued and co-author on brief)
  • Keller v. Keller, 141 Conn. App. 681 (2013) (co-author on brief)
  • Brown v. Brown, 132 Conn. App. 30 (2011) (co-author on brief)
  • McKenna v. Delente, 123 Conn. App. 137 (2010) (co-author on brief)

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