James T Flaherty

James T Flaherty

West Hartford Divorce Lawyer - Connecticut Attorney James Flaherty
  • Divorce, Family Law
  • Connecticut
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Summary

James T. Flaherty has been practicing law for more than 35 years. He uses a team approach to solve the problems created by divorce, working with two talented young partners and two experienced and hard-working paralegals. In his practice, he deals with family law trials often involving large marital estates, complex custody issues and post-judgment enforcement issues. He also frequently receives referrals from other members of the family bar requesting that he try or co-chair their family cases that have little or no prospect of settlement. Attorney Flaherty also utilizes private mediation to assist couples seeking to amicably end their marriages. He provides legal counsel in family law matters involving divorce, domestic violence, paternity, prenuptial and post-nuptial agreements, gay and lesbian family law, restraining orders, spousal support, child support, separation agreements and uncontested divorce. Attorney Flaherty has been selected to Connecticut Super Lawyers for the last eight consecutive years: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 Super Lawyers is a rating service of lawyers 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. James Flaherty also maintains an “AV Preeminent rating” with Martindale-Hubbell for ethical standards and legal ability, and is well-reviewed and rated on AVVO.com and Lawyers.com. A Special Master in the Tolland and Hartford Judicial Districts, Attorney Flaherty has also been selected to serve as a Special Master for the Regional Family Trial Docket in Middletown. James is admitted to practice in Connecticut and the U.S. District Court for Connecticut, and he is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association. He has extensive trial experience in both family courts and civil courts throughout Connecticut.

Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    VISA, MC, Discover and AMEX
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Connecticut
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Education
SUNY Buffalo Law School
J.D. (1977)
Honors: Graduated in top 10% of class.
Tufts University
B.A. (1968)
Awards
Connecticut Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
AV Preeminent Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
AV Preeminent Rating
Martindale
Connecticut Attorney James Flaherty has maintained an AV Preeminent rating with Martindale for three consecutive years.
Connecticut Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
James Flaherty of Flaherty Legal Group, LLC in West Hartford, CT was named for the 7th consecutive year to Connecticut Super Lawyers in 2015.
Connecticut Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
AV Preeminent Rating
Martindale Hubbell
AV Preeminent Rating
Martindale Hubbell
Connecticut Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
Connecticut Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
Connecticut Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
Connecticut Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
Connecticut Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
Professional Associations
Connecticut Bar Association
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Flaherty Legal Group website
Blog
Connecticut Attorney James T. Flaherty - Life, Service and Career
Blog
James Flaherty and Pamela Magnano Blog for Flaherty Legal Group
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Contact & Map
Flaherty Legal Group, LLC
41 North Main Street
Suite 201
West Hartford, CT 06107
USA
Telephone: (860) 904-2034