George A. Reilly

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Darien, CT

Rucci Law Group, LLC
 | 19 Old Kings Highway South, Suite 110
Darien, CT 06820
Phone: 203-202-9686
Fax: 203-655-4302
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007, 2009 - 2013, 2015 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1984
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

A member of Rucci Law Group, LLC, George A. Reilly focuses his practice on divorce and other family law matters. From the firm's office in Darien, Connecticut, he provides astute representation to clients throughout the area, including Greenwich, Westport, and other parts of Fairfield County. With nearly 35 years of experience, Mr. Reilly is admitted to practice in Connecticut and New York, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut, the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Mr. Reilly furnishes advice and counsel to people whose marriages are ending and who thus are facing such related issues as the division of complex assets and debts, alimony, child support, and child custody and visitation. His training and experience in collaborative divorce proceedings have allowed him to help many of his clients come to an agreement on these matters through the use of this method of alternative dispute resolution. Mr. Reilly's successes both in and out of the courtroom have earned him the high regard of his colleagues, as evidenced by his receipt of a "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo and a Distinguished* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell. In addition, he has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America.

Mr. Reilly is a 1984 recipient of a Bachelor of Arts from Union College. His legal education was obtained at Fordham University School of Law, and he was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1984. Active in his community, Mr. Reilly has served on the board of directors of both the Norwalk Community College Foundation and the Greenwich-based Family Centers, and he was the chair of the Darien Police Headquarters Building Committee from 2008 to 2012.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (100%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Father's Rights

Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Father's Rights

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 11 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2007, 2009 - 2013, 2015 - 2019

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About George Reilly

Admitted: 1984, Connecticut

Professional Webpage: http://ruccilawgroup.com/your-team/george-a-reilly/

Honors/Awards:

  • Selected Super Lawyers®, by New England Super Lawyers Magazine for the ninth time since 2007, (2007, 2009-2013, 2015-2017) in the area of Family Law
  • BV®Distinguished (TM)Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Distinguished Alumnus award, Connecticut Chapter of the Fordham Law Alumni Association, 2005
  • Pro Bono Award for 10 years of pro bono family law representation, Connecticut Bar Association
  • Recognized in the 24th Edition of Best Lawyers in America for “high caliber of work in the practice area of Family Law”
  • Family Champion Award, Connecticut Council of Family Service Agencies, 2008
  • “Top 100 Family Lawyers” in the state of Connecticut by The American Society of Legal Advocates for 2014 and 2015

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Connecticut, 1984
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Courts of Connecticut and Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
  • Collaborative Divorce Attorneys of Fairfield County

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Darien Board of Selectmen Member, 1999 – 2001
  • Regional Bar Association, Civil Litigation Committee, Co-Chair, mid-1990s
  • King School (a/k/a King Low Heywood Thomas), Trustee (President, 1990 – 1997) 1987 – 1998
  • Darien Board of Education
  • Organizer, investor, director, and secretary of Darien Rowayton Bank until 2009
  • Chairman, Center for Hope, Darien, 2005
  • Board, Darien Kiwanis Club
  • Board, Center for Hope, Darien, Connecticut
  • Board, Norwalk Community College Foundation
  • Board of trustees, King Low Heywood Thomas in Stamford, 1989-1998
  • Board, Family Centers, Greenwich, Connecticut

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Author, TAX CUTS AND JOBS ACT IMPACT ON DIVORCE, 2018

Other Outstanding Achievements:

Educational Background:

  • FORDHAM UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW, 1984
  • King School, Stamford, CT, 1973
  • Union College, Schenectady, NY, B.A. Political Science, 1977
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Office Location for George A. Reilly

19 Old Kings Highway South
Suite 110
Darien, CT 06820

Phone: 203-202-9686

Fax: 203-655-4302

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Last Updated: 5/24/2019

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