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Ellen B. Lubell

Ellen B. Lubell

Principal
Location:
Westport, Connecticut
Phone:
203-226-8307
Fax:
203-221-7279
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 1972
  • New York, 1981
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 1974
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1975
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1979

Education

  • University of Connecticut School of Law, Hartford, Connecticut
    • J.D. - 1972
    • Honors: With Honors
  • New York University, New York, New York
    • B.A. - 1969
    • Major: English

Published Works

  • Handbook of Forms for the Connecticut Family Lawyer (Co-Author with Mary Ellen Wynn), Connecticut Law Tribune, 1991
  • Ethical Courteous Advocacy - Do We Know What It Is, Connecticut Family Lawyer, Winter, 1996
  • How to Find the Right Divorce Lawyer, Westport Minuteman, 1994
  • Cohabitation - The Law, Connecticut Family Lawyer, 3 FL 3, 1988
  • A Practical guide to divorce in Connecticut, Edited Barry F. Armata, Campbell D. Barrett et al MCLE, New England, 1st Edition 2014

Classes/Seminars

  • Complex Issues in Family Law - Examining Closely Held Businesses, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers - Connecticut Chapter, April 1, 2005
  • Preparing for and Presenting a Pendente Lite Support Hearing, Stamford/Norwalk Regional Bar, May 1, 1999
  • Evidentiary Issues in Family Law, Connecticut Bar Association, June 1, 1997
  • Alimony - The Great Debate, Connecticut Bar Association, Family Law Section, October 1, 1995
  • Ethics and Effective Lawyering, Connecticut Bar Association - Midyear Meeting, June 1, 1995
  • Torts Between Spouses, Connecticut Bar Association, Family Law Section, March 1, 1992

Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyers in New England, 2016
  • National Academy of Family Lawyer Attorneys, Top Ten Award, 2016-2017
  • Wall Street Journal Top Ten Award, 2016-2017
  • Connecticut Super Lawyers Top 25 Women, 2014
  • Connecticut Super Lawyer
  • Connecticut Bar Foundation: "Oral History of Connecticut Women in the Legal Profession" (Video), 2004
  • Domestic Violence Crisis Center: Distinguished Service Award, 1998

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 1998-present Connecticut Chapter President - 2010-2011
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Member, 1975 - Present
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member, 1984 - 2000
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Family Law Section, Executive Committee, 1986 - 2000
  • American Bar Association, Member, 1981 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section, 1985 - Present
  • Timothy Dwight College, Yale University, Associate Fellow, April 1, 1980 - Present
  • Raymond Baldwin - American Inns of Court, Bencher, September 1, 1989 - September 30, 2003
  • Women's Crisis Center, Board of Directors, 1987 - 2002
  • Women's Crisis Center, President, 1990 - 1994
  • Women's Crisis Center, Advisory Board, 1998 - Present
  • Connecticut Women's Advisory Council, 1984 - 1986

Pro Bono Activities

  • Grievance Panel - Judicial District of Fairfield at Bridgeport, 2000 - 2006
  • Special Master: Judicial Districts of Stamford/Norwalk, Fairfield, Regional Family Trial Docket (Middletown) Inception of Program to Present
  • Trial Referee - Judicial District of Stamford/Norwalk - Inception of Program to 1990

Languages

  • English
  • French