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.