News & Recognition
Special Masters Reception
Attorneys who volunteer to sit as Special Masters were recognized at a reception in Hartford on February 13th, 2019. Pictured are some of the attorneys who have served as Special Masters for the longest time. Jim Flaherty is pictured second from the left. Jim, Sandi, Pam and Steve all sit as Special Masters, an Alternative Dispute Resolution program that allows parties to reach a settlement agreement without going to trial.
Attorneys Flaherty and Magnano Achieve AV Ratings with Martindale Hubbell
Attorney James Flaherty and Attorney Pam Magnano received AV ratings from Martindale Hubbell. This “preeminent” rating is awarded to attorneys who meet a very high criteria of ethical standards and legal ability as measured by peer reviews submitted by fellow attorneys and judges. The rating is displayed on the lawyers.com and martindale.com profile pages for each attorney.
Attorney James Flaherty selected for inclusion in Connecticut Super Lawyers for the 10th consecutive year
West Hartford Attorney James Flaherty has been selected to Connecticut Super Lawyers for the tenth consecutive year. Jim’s selection to Connecticut Super Lawyers 2018 was published in the November 2018 issue of Connecticut Magazine. Attorney Flaherty is also acknowledged in the 2018 issue of New England Super Lawyers Magazine. Super Lawyers™ is a rating service of lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.
Attorney Girolamo named in Connecticut Super Lawyers for 8th consecutive year
Attorney Sandi Girolamo was selected for inclusion in Connecticut Super Lawyers for the eighth consecutive year. This acknowledgment will be published in the November 2018 issue of Connecticut Magazine, and can also be seen in the 2018 issue of New England Super Lawyers Magazine. Attorney Girolamo was also selected in New England Rising Stars in 2010.
Attorney Magnano’s 5th Selection in Connecticut Super Lawyers
Pam was selected for inclusion in Connecticut Super Lawyers 2018.
Attorney Magnano was also recognized with the honor in every year since 2014. In 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013, she was selected by the same rating service to Connecticut Rising Stars, which recognizes top up-and-coming young attorneys. Pam’s 2018 selection will be acknowledged in the November issue of Connecticut Magazine, as well as in the 2018 issue of New England Super Lawyers Magazine.
Attorney Pamela Magnano Selected to Connecticut Law Tribune’s New Leaders in the Law 2013
Congratulations to Pam for making the final cut to the Connecticut Law Tribune’s New Leaders In Law for 2013. Out of nearly 300 of the best and brightest nominees, Pam was one of 60 attorneys to receive the honor. Pam will be recognized in the New Leaders in the Law 2013 yearbook published by the Connecticut Law Tribune, and will receive a plaque at the New Leaders in the Law awards dinner on November 7th.
Sandi Recognized by CBA Family Law Officers
Sandi was named by Connecticut Bar Association Family Law Officers as one of five “Rising Stars” for 2010. This selection was featured in a November 2010 article in Connecticut Magazine.
Pam Magnano Named to the Board of Directors for The Children’s Law Center
Pam has been named to the Board of Directors for the Children’s Law Center. She is now Secretary of the Board. The Children’s Law Center is a non-profit agency founded in 1993 whose mission is to protect the interest of indigent children in family court and to advocate policies which advance their well-being and best interest.