Shari-Lynn Cuomo Shore

Shari-Lynn Cuomo Shore

Partner, Wolf & Shore, LLC
  • Family Law, Juvenile Law, Divorce...
  • Connecticut
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Attorney Shari-Lynn Cuomo Shore is a Partner and Owner of Wolf & Shore, LLC and is experienced in family law, estate planning, juvenile law, probate matters and residential closings. She was admitted to practice in the State of Connecticut in 2008. Prior to opening Wolf & Shore, LLC, Attorney Shore was a partner at a small general practice firm in Orange, Connecticut. Attorney Shore worked in the Schenectady County District Attorney’s Office during law school, where she focused primarily in appellate practice and the Special Victims Unit. During college, Attorney Shore interned at a Connecticut G.A. court as well as a solo practitioner’s office in West Haven, Connecticut. Attorney Shore currently serves as appointed counsel for the Office of the Chief Public Defender in the Hartford Juvenile court for child protection and delinquency matters. Attorney Shore received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Rochester and her Juris Doctor degree from Albany Law School of Union University. Attorney Shore received her New York State Mediation Certification while in attendance at Albany Law, has completed the GAL/AMC training session offered by the Connecticut Commission on Child Protection, and has received accreditation in the area of Veterans Benefits by the Veterans Administration. Attorney Shore has received a variety of honors and recognitions, most recently, Connecticut Law Tribune’s New Leaders in the Law 2014, Rising Star in Family Law by Superlawyers magazine for both the Connecticut and New England regions (2013 and 2014), New Haven’s Finest Professionals Class of 2013 and the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys Top 10 Under 40 award for 2014. Attorney Shore is actively involved in the New Haven County Bar Association as an Executive Committee Member, Membership Committee Co-Chair, and a member of the Family Law, Solo and Small Firm and Trusts, Estates and Probate Committees, as well as New Haven Young Lawyers. Attorney Shore

Practice Areas
  • Family Law
  • Juvenile Law
  • Divorce
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
Fees
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Connecticut
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Professional Experience
Partner/Owner/Attorney
Wolf & Shore, LLC
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Retain clients and manage files in their entirety in areas of family law, estate planning, juvenile law, probate, and residential closings. Research and draft motions, briefs, memorandums of law, pre-nuptial agreements and estate planning documents. Conduct negotiations, hearings, administrative hearings and trials in various practice areas. Manage closings for buyers and sellers, including but not limited to refinances, short sales, relocation purchases, foreclosures and closings associated with a probate estate. Spearheading a new marketing initiative to develop our web presence and increase speaking engagements.
Partner/Owner/Attorney
Riordan, Cutting & Shore, LLP
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Retained and managed client files in family law, estate planning, juvenile law, employment law, housing matters and criminal defense. Drafted motions, briefs, memorandums of law and estate planning documents and conducted applicable negotiations, hearings and trials.
Law Clerk
Schenectady District Attorney's Office
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Delivered oral arguments to Appellate Division. Researched and drafted briefs and leaves to appeal to Appellate Division regarding plea proceedings, right to counsel, sufficiency and weight of evidence, constitutional due process, sentencing, evidentiary issues and harmless error doctrine. Conducted research and interviews for Special Victims Unit. Conducted Sexual Offender Registration Act hearings.
Education
Albany Law School
J.D. | Law
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Honors: New York State Mediation Certification Westlaw Advanced Case Law Research Certificate Westlaw Advanced Statutory Research Certificate Westlaw Advanced Secondary Sources Research Certificate
Activities: Student Ambassador Italian-American Bar Association
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University of Rochester
B.A. (2005) | English with a Concentration in Creative Writing and Legal Studies
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Honors: Graduated with Honors Honors Thesis: Corporate Influence on Sexual Exploitation of Women in Popular Genres Dean’s List Academic Performance Alumni Scholarship
Activities: Teaching Assistant, Debate Mock Trial Judicial Advisory Board Aspiring Lawyers Association
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Awards
10 Best Law Firms
American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
Best Law Firm for Juvenile Law 2016-Connecticut
Legal Elite Corp America
10 Best Under 40: Client Satisfaction Award
American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
Top 10 Attorneys Under the Age of 40
National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, Inc.
Nation’s Top One Percent, National Association of Distinguished Counsel
National Association of Distinguished Counsel
Most Outstanding Law Firm of 2016, USA
Wealth & Finance, International
Distinguished in Dispute Resolution 2016
Acquisition International
2016 Client Satisfaction Award
American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
Chair Award in Recognition of Dedicated Service
Connecticut Bar Association Young Lawyers Section
Dispute Resolution Awards: Family Disputes Firm of the Year: Connecticut
Acquisition International
Excellence in Estate Planning Law – USA
M&A Awards, Corporate Live Wire Awards
Lifetime Achievement Award
West Haven High School Mock Trial Team
Sustained Excellence in Family Law – USA
M & A Awards, Corporate Live Wire Awards
Leadership Award
Connecticut Bar Association Young Lawyers Section Executive Committee
Best Client Communications in Family Law – USA
Acquisition International Legal Awards
Best for Real Estate Transactions – Connecticut
M & A Awards, Corporate Live Wire Awards
Honored Business
New Haven’s Finest 2015 Profile Series
10 Best Law Firms 2015
American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
Best Family Legal Agency in Connecticut
Best Attorneys Online
Most Trusted Family Law Specialists of the Year: USA
Acquisition International
New Leaders in the Law
Connecticut Law Tribune
New Haven’s Finest Professionals
Class of 2013
Marketplace Excellence Award
Connecticut Better Business Bureau
Pro Bono Award
Connecticut Bar Association Young Lawyers Section
Top Attorneys New England Rising Stars-Recognition for Excellence in Family Law
Super Lawyers
Client’s Choice Award-Divorce
Avvo.com
Coach Recognition Award
Connecticut State Champion High School Team
"Service Above Self Award,” and Scholarship
Rotary International
Certificate of Award
Connecticut Consortium for Law and Citizenship
Official Citation
, State of Connecticut General Assembly
Professional Associations
New Haven Inn of Court
Member
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Activities: Develop bench-bar relationships and create and participate in presentations regarding new developments in the law.
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Connecticut Italian-American Bar Association
Member
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National Italian-American Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Better Business Bureau
Accredited Business
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Connecticut Bar Association
Various
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Activities: Solo & Small Firm Practice Management Section Co-Chair, 2015-Present; Statewide Mentoring Program, 2014-Present; Professionalism and CLE Committee and Mentoring Sub-committee, 2013-Present; Uniform Premarital and Marital Act Committee, 2012; Estates and Probate Section, 2012-Present; Young Lawyers Section Executive Committee: Solo & Small Firms Co-Chair, 2013-Present, Education Law Chair, Child Welfare & Juvenile Law Chair, New Haven Local Unit Chair, 2012-13; Task Force on Mentoring New Attorneys, 2012-13; Young Lawyers Section, 2011-present; Family Law Section, 2011-present
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Milford Bar Association
Member
- Current
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New Haven County Bar Association
Various
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Activities: Events Committee Co-Chair, 2015-Present; Lawyer Referral Service Committee, 2013-2015; Executive Committee, 2013-present; Solo & Small Firms Committee, 2013-present; Executive Director Search Committee, 2013; Trusts, Estates and Probate Committee, 2012-Present; Shoreline Section Steering Committee 2012; Membership Committee Co-Chair, 2012-2015; Membership Committee 2011-2015; Family Law Committee, 2011-present; Young Lawyers Section, 2010-present
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Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Member
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American Bar Association
Various
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Activities: Young Lawyers Division National Public Service Project - Project Salute: Young Lawyers Serving Veterans 2012; Family Law Section 2011-2015; General Practice, Small Firm and Solo Division 2010-2015; Young Lawyers Division, 2006-2015
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West Haven Bar Association
Member
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Connecticut Employment Lawyers Association
Member
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Hartford County Bar Association
Member
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3190 Whitney Avenue, Building 5
Hamden, CT 06518
USA
Telephone: (203) 745-3151
Fax: (203) 891-6479