Practice Emphasis

  • Family Law, including Divorce and Custody matters
  • Private practice of law since 1979

Education

  • Smith College
  • University of Connecticut School of Law

Volunteer & Professional Achievements

Leadership positions in National, Regional and State Bar Associations

  • American Bar Association – Board of Governors/Executive Committee
  • New England Bar Association – Past President
  • Connecticut Bar Association – Past President
  • State of Connecticut Judicial Selection Commission – Past Chair
  • State of Connecticut Ethics Commission – Past Chair
  • State of CT Judicial Branch: Attorney Trial Referee and Special Master in Family Law
  • Invited Panelist and Moderator in Bar Association Programs
  • University of Connecticut Law School Foundation Board of Trustees – Past President

Leadership Positions in Local Charitable Organizations

  • Director, Big Brothers and Big Sisters
  • Safe Haven of Greater Waterbury – Past President
  • Director, Planned Parenthood

Honors and Special Recognitions

  • Connecticut Bar Association Distinguished Professional Service Award
  • University of Connecticut School of Law Distinguished Graduate Award
  • Connecticut Bar Association Women in the Law Ladder Award
  • State of CT General Assembly Official Citation
  • Selected to the list of Connecticut Super Lawyers®, Family Law, 2007-2016
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • Sustaining Life Fellow of the American Bar Foundation
  • Sustaining Life Fellow of the Connecticut Bar Foundation
  • Martindale.com® and Lawyers.comSM rating:
    • Peer Review Rating: AV® Preeminent™
    • Client Review Rating: Preeminent
  • The Boston Globe Magazine, Top Rated Lawyers



Rosemary explained the process clearly and concisely.
She was not just there for me in the courtroom, but emotionally as well.