Divorce can be a difficult life transition. Attorney Whelan believes it is essential for her clients to receive the best legal representation at a fair price. They must be able to move on with their lives to ease the transition for themselves going forward.
Educated locally and actively involved in local associations, Catherine Whelan is a strong contributing member of the community with strong personal and professional ties and has earned an excellent reputation.
Known for her sharp mind, Attorney Whelan will guide you through the divorce process with skill, knowledge and fairness.
The Law Office of
CATHERINE P. WHELAN
Family, Matrimonial & Divorce Law
•Connecticut, 1985 •U.S. District Court of Connecticut, 1988
Quinnipiac University School of Law (formerly University of Bridgeport School of Law),
- University of Bridgeport Law Review, Academic Invitee, 1983 - 1985.
- University of Bridgeport Law Review, Lead Articles Editor, 1984 - 1985.
University of Connecticut 1982 B.A.
•Ahneman v Ahneman, 243 Conn.471 (1998), 48 Conn.App.280 (1998). •Ambroise v William Raveis Real Estate, Inc. 225 Conn.75 (1993). •Jezierski v Pinchuk, 31 Conn.App.912 (1993). •Schultheiss v Urioste, 8 CLR No.4, 108 (1992). •Perry v Perry, 130 Conn.App.720 (2011).
•Comprehensive basis training, State of Connecticut (30 hours), 2011 •Presenter: Regional GAL Training Program, 2011. •The Raymond E. Baldwin American Inn Court, 1990 to Present. •Special Master: Stamford Superior Court; Regional Family Trial Court. •President, Greenwich Bar Association, 1993. •Connecticut Bar Association. Executive Board, Young Lawyer's Section, 1988 – 1989. •Connecticut Bar Association. Chairperson Lower Fairfield County, Young Lawyer's Assoc., 1988 – 1989.
•Advisor, Board of Directors, Pacific House Men’s Homeless Shelter, 2015 – Present. •Board of Trustees, A Private Charitable Foundation, 1996 – Present. •- Chairman of the Board, 2012 - Present •Director at Large, Friends of the Stamford Law Library, 2001 – 2003. •Board of Directors, Nathanial Witherall Nursing Home, 1989 – 1998.
"I want you to know how much I appreciate all you have done for my family...I thank you for going above and beyond to help me and (my daughter). I value your advice and expertise. I admire your style and grace. You have helped me achieve what I once thought was impossible, the freedom...to raise my daughter as a strong, confident and a caring woman. We will be better and happier people now and we can live a life to be proud of..." A.L.
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