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Carolyn C. Swiggart

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Practice Areas:

  • Family Law
  • Probate Law
  • Mediation

Bar Memberships

  • Connecticut (Member, Executive Committee, Family Law Section 2001- )
  • Fairfield County (Member, Family Law Section)
  • American (Member, Advisory Panel 2008 – )
  • Rhode Island Bar (2008 – )

Training

  • Guardian ad litem/Attorney for Minor Child Comprehensive Basic Training from State of Connecticut Judicial Branch, December 3, 2010.
  • Divorce Mediation Training from Divorce Mediation Training Associates (Fiske & Neumann), March 31, 2012.

Published Works

  • Lexis-Nexis Practice Guide – Connecticut Family Law, Author, Jurisdiction and Taxation chapters (2013); Connecticut Bar Association Basic Practice Manual (Co-Chairman, 1991-1994, and Member, Board of Editors, 1986-1991).

Professional Associations

  • Fairfield County Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Executive Committee, Member, 2001
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member, 2001

Languages

  • English
  • French

Education

  • University of Connecticut School of Law, J.D. 1983; Member, Moot Court Board, 1981-1983.
  • Wellesley College, A.B., 1980; Wellesley College Scholar (honors).
  • Lycée International de St. Germain-en-Laye, France, Baccalauréat International de Genève, bilingue, 1977.

 

Classes & Seminars

  • “The Law Works for People,” Connecticut Bar Association, 2005
  • “Equitable Distribution”, 2006
  • Ethics Considerations in Divorce Cases, 2006
  • “Preventing Critical Financial Mistakes During Divorces”, National Business Institute, 2007
  • “Preventing Critical Financial Mistakes During Divorces”, National Business Institute, 2009

Other

  • Special Master, Connecticut Superior Court Family Session (2000 -)
  • Guardian ad litem, Connecticut Superior Court
  • Mediator
  • United States Naval Academy Admissions Department “Blue and Gold Officer” (2005 -)