Attorney Profile:

Alan S. Rubenstein

Alan S. Rubenstein: Attorney with Halloran & Sage LLP

Biography

Alan Rubenstein focuses his practice on family law, collaborative divorce, divorce mediation, the litigation of all divorce related matters, and the representation of children in family matters. He conducts two to four family trials per year in addition to his representation of individuals, divorce mediation, and collaborative divorce practices.

Prior to attending law school, Alan spent three years in the field of marital, family, and individual psychological counseling and has approximately 1500 clinical hours. He spent his third year of law school at Yale Law School.

Alan serves as a Special Master in Connecticut Superior Court. He is a founding member of the Collaborative Divorce Attorneys of Fairfield Country since 1995.

News & Events

Alan Rubenstein Featured Speaker at the CT Council for Divorce Mediation's Annual Seminar

Alan Rubenstein, an attorney in the Domestic Relations Group at Halloran & Sage, recently participated in the Connecticut Council for Divorce Mediation's annual seminar at Quinnipiac Law School. His expertise as a family law mediator and litigator was highlighted.

The Connecticut Council for Divorce Mediation (CCDM) seeks to promote non-adversarial approaches to resolving divorce and other family issues. CCDM promotes alternative approaches to conflict resolution for divorce and other conflicts and establishes standards of practice for its members, sponsors educational programs for professionals and the public, encourages research about the impact of divorce upon families, and provides information and referrals to those seeking amicable conflict resolution.Alan Rubenstein Forms Connecticut Collaborative Divorce Group

Alan Rubenstein, an attorney in the Firm's Domestic Relations Group, was a founding member (1995) of the Collaborative Divorce Attorneys of Fairfield County. The Connecticut Collaborative Divorce Group is a group of family lawyers, mental health professionals, and certified divorce planners organized to promote the practice of Collaborative Divorce in Fairfield County, Connecticut.

Collaborative Divorce is a divorce process in which the parties and their attorneys agree to resolve all issues in an atmosphere of cooperation, honesty and integrity. Collaborative Divorce insures a full and open exchange of information. The goal is to minimize the negative emotional and economic consequences of divorce and work towards a divorce in the best interests of the family.

Collaborative Divorce attorneys are committed to work diligently on behalf of their clients to find creative, fair and efficient ways to reach an equitable settlement of all divorce matters. They believe that more effort should be exerted toward settlement as is traditionally spent in preparing and conducting divorce litigation.

For additional information contact Alan Rubenstein by phone at (203) 222-4301 or via email at [email protected]

(Resident, Westport)

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Divorce & Family Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Divorce Mediation
  • Collaborative Divorce
  • Attorney for Minor Children and Guardian ad Litem

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
203-222-4301  Phone
203-227-6992  Fax
www.halloransage.com
University Attended:
University of Rochester, Dual B.A., with honors, 1979; San Francisco State University, M.S., cum laude, counseling with specialization in marital and family therapy, 1983
Law School Attended:
Yale Law School, Brooklyn Law School, J.D., 1991
Admission:
1991, Connecticut; 1992, New York; 1992, District of Connecticut
Memberships:

Associations

Academy of Family Mediators
The New York State Council on
Divorce Mediation
The Connecticut Council for Divorce
Mediation
The Association of Family and
Conciliation Courts
The Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
Collaborative Divorce Attorneys
of Fairfield County

Birth Information:
Far Rockaway, New York, November 5, 1957
ISLN:
901640305

Peer Reviews

  • 4.0/5.0 4 reviews
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Associate on 10/16/09 in Family Law

    Alan has skills that far surpass most family lawyers. He is an excellent communicator and listener as well as skilled and ethical. He should definitely receive the high... Read more

    Alan has skills that far surpass most family lawyers. He is an excellent communicator and listener as well as skilled and ethical. He should definitely receive the highest ratings - he is one of the preeminent members of the Connecticut Bar.

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  • 4.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 07/14/10 in Family Law

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  • 3.6/5.0 by a Member on 07/18/10 in Family Law

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  • 3.2/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 02/09/13 in Divorce Mediation

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