Amy Calvo MacNamara

Top rated Family Law attorney in Greenwich, Connecticut

The Law Offices of Amy Calvo MacNamara, LLC
Amy Calvo MacNamara
The Law Offices of Amy Calvo MacNamara, LLC

Practice Areas: Family Law; view more

Licensed in Connecticut since: 2009

Education: Quinnipiac University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2012 - 2021

The Law Offices of Amy Calvo MacNamara, LLC

3 Greenwich Office Park
Suite 160
Greenwich, CT 06831 Visit website

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With preparation, skillful communication, tenacity and practicality as the pillars of her practice, Amy Calvo MacNamara established The Law Offices of Amy Calvo MacNamara, LLC. Based in Greenwich, Connecticut, she represents clients from across Fairfield County, including Greenwich, Stamford, Darien, New Canaan and Westport, in matters that involve:

  • Family law
  • Divorce
  • Child custody
  • Child and spousal support
  • Post-decree enforcements and modifications
  • Prenuptial agreements 
  • Mediation

A certified guardian ad litem and attorney for minor children, Ms. MacNamara has custom-drafted several parenting plans that protect the best interests of the children involved, ranging from straightforward, simple documents with minimal details to complex and sophisticated agreements. Her clients entrust her with cases that involve significant assets, business interests, diversified investments, multiple properties, and addiction or mental health issues.

In her undergraduate studies at Fordham College at Lincoln Center, Ms. MacNamara graduated magna cum laude with a double major in classics and history and a minor in world religions in 2006. She then went on to acquire her Juris Doctor cum laude in 2009 from Quinnipiac University School of Law. Furthermore, she has also finished a rigorous training program at the esteemed Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute.

Ms. MacNamara has served in several significant roles in the Connecticut Bar Association’s Family Law Section. The co-chair of the Fairfield County Bar Association’s Family Law Section since 2012, she organizes and hosts monthly seminars. Besides co-editing Connecticut Family Law Citations by Cynthia C. George, she co-authored and co-edited the Connecticut Law Tribune’s Library of Connecticut Family Law Forms. She is also a member of the American Bar Association.

An Avvo “Superb” rated attorney, Ms. MacNamara was listed as one of the “New Leaders in the Law” in 2013 by the Connecticut Law Tribune. Additionally, she has been featured by the Best Lawyers in America four years in a row since 2016. She frequently lectures and authors on family law topics in various forums. To give back to the community, she dedicates her time as a special master in the Stamford Superior Court.

Practice areas

Family Law

Focus areas

Child Support, Custody & Visitation

  • 100% Family Law

First Admitted: 2009, Connecticut

Professional Webpage: https://acmfamilylaw.com/about/

Bar/Professional Activity:
  • American Bar Association, Member, 2009 - Present
  • Fairfield County Bar Association, Member, 2009 - Present
  • Fairfield County Bar Association, Co-Chair of Family Law Section, 2012 - Present
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Chair of the Family Law Section., 2019
  • Fairfiled County Bar Association, Co-Chair of Family Law Section, 2019
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Vice Chair of the Family Law Section, 2018
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education Chair of the Family Law Section, 2017
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Treasurer of the Family Law Section, 2016
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Annual Review of Developments in Family Law, Connecticut Bar Association Annual Meeting (June 2019)
  • Alcohol and Substance Abuse Advanced Custody Seminar, Connecticut Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (materials only) (May 2012)
  • Family Law 101: Pendente Lite Motions, Connecticut Bar Association (December 2012)
  • Peeling Back the Onion: Mental Health and Substance Abuse in Family Law Cases, National Business Institute Advanced Family Law Seminar (March 2015)
  • Frequently Cited, Often Misused: HIPAA vs. Statutory Privilege, Fairfield County Bar Association (October 2015)
  • Exploring Custody, Visitation and Support Issues, National Business Institute Advanced Family Law Seminar (August 2016)
  • The Top Ten Legal Citations Every Family Litigator Should Know, Family Law CLE Track of the Connecticut Legal Conference (June 2017)
  • Post Judgement Motions: What to Do When Things Go Wrong, Connecitcut Bar Association Young Lawyers and Family Law Sections (November 2017)
  • Essentials of Family Law, Connecticut Bar Association (November 2017)
  • Pro Se Road Blocks: How to Get Around Them, published in the American Bar Association’s Family Advocate Magazine (Winter Edition 2018)
  • Drugs, Booze and Rock and Roll: Drug and Alcohol Testing in 2018, Connecticut Bar Association (March 2018)
  • Annual Review of Developments in Family Law, Connecticut Bar Association Annual Meeting (June 2018)
  • Financial Issues in Family Law; Protecting Your Client’s Interest, Connecticut Bar Association (April 2019)
  • Co-Author & Co-Editor, Library of Connecticut Family Law Forms, 2014
  • Co-Editor, Connecticut Family Law Citations: A Reference Guide to Connecticut Family Law Decisions, 2010
Honors/Awards:
  • Academic Excellence Award in Advanced Family Law, Quinnipiac University School of Law, 2009
  • Academic Excellence Award in Divorce and the Divorcing Family, Quinnipiac University School of Law, 2008
  • Best Lawyers in America, Field of Family Law, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019
  • Super Lawyers Connecticut Rising Star, 2012 - 2019
  • Connecticut Law Tribune - "New Leaders in the Law", 2013
Educational Background:
  • Fordham University, B.A. in Classics and History, Magna Cum Laude, 2006
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Quinnipiac University School of Law Family and Juvenile Law Concentration Program, with honors, 2009
  • Certified to act as a Guardian ad Litem and Attorney for Minor Children in Connecticut, 2010

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

“I am always so pleased to have Amy on the other side of one of my cases. She is always a pleasure to work with, very smart, and thorough.”

Office location for Amy Calvo MacNamara

3 Greenwich Office Park
Suite 160
Greenwich, CT 06831

Phone: 203-826-2824

Selections

3 Years Super Lawyers
10 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2012 - 2021

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