Aleyshia is the newest associate at Traystman & Coric, joining in June 2018. As a military spouse, her practice experience is continuously expanding, currently including Small Claims, Juvenile Delinquency, and Family Law. Aleyshia has worked with government, corporate and indigent clients. Her demonstrated fortitude and ability to navigate multiple areas of the law, together with her unique mix of experience make her a perceptive, judicious and creative advocate for her clients.
- J.D., Widener University Delaware Law School, 2012, Pro Bono Distinction
- B.A., Virginia Commonwealth University, 2007
- Guam, 2016
- Connecticut, 2018
- Family Law
- Connecticut Bar Association
- Guam Bar Association
- Military Spouse JD Network
Attorney Asselin-Connolly is nationally recognized in family law, most particularly with regards to issues affecting children.
Recognition of her commitment particularly with regards to child-related issues has been reflected by:
- Appointment by the Governor to the Connecticut Child Support Guidelines Commission.
- Appointment as a Director and Family Court Education Coordinator for “Take Root”; an Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention funded not for profit organization.
- Receiving of multiple awards, including the prestigious C.B.A. “Citizen of the Law” Award for her work in Juvenile Justice and Education issues,
- Being asked to present at national conferences by such diverse organizations as the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts and the FBI National Fugitive Task Force and The National Judicial College.
Attorney Asselin-Connolly has significant trial experience with respect to all aspects of dissolution of marriage, child custody, support, abuse and neglect, guardianship, and termination of parental rights proceedings. She is a lifetime member of Who’s Who in American Law. She was also included within the Consumer Guide for Best Lawyers in America and as Lead Counsel for Family Law.
From the inception of her career as a family lawyer, the one constant has been her unwavering commitment to the rights of children. She was the founder of and served as Chair to the Committee of Counsel for Children. She is the co-founder of the Early Intervention Program, a program she designed and implemented to insulate children from the emotional trauma of custody litigation. In addition, she has worked tirelessly to effectuate a bridge between the educational system and the juvenile justice system leading to the founding of the Truancy Review Board and the Juvenile Review Board.
Attorney Asselin-Connolly is of council for Traystman & Coric, LLC.
Drzislav (Dado) Coric
Dado Coric is a highly experienced civil, criminal and family law litigator and trial attorney, who practices in the state, federal and Native American tribal courts. Based on his decades of experience as a criminal lawyer, he offered testimony before the Judiciary Committee of the Connecticut Legislature supporting a bill mandating the use of extended alcohol monitoring for repeat-offender drunk drivers.
- J.D., Washington University, 1987
- A.B., Duke University, 1981
- Connecticut, 1987
- U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut, 1994
- Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Court
- Civil Litigation
- Personal Injury
- Business Law
- Criminal Law
- BV® Distinguished Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
- Connecticut Bar Association
- Sections on Criminal Law & Family Law
- New London County Bar Association
- American Bar Association
- Sections on Criminal Law, Family Law & Litigation
- American Association for Justice
- Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
- National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
- Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
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