Lynne A. Ustach

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in New Britain, CT

Law Office of Lynne A. Ustach
 | 450 Main Street, Suite 202
New Britain, CT 06051
Phone: 860-223-3999
Fax: 860-224-1045
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1982
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (60%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (10%),
  • Real Estate: Consumer (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Lynne A. Ustach is the founder and owner of the Law Office of Lynne A. Ustach in New Britain, Connecticut. Serving the needs and interests of clients throughout the greater Hartford metro region and surrounding areas, Ms. Ustach provides exceptional representation to those who have legal needs involving any of the following:

    • Family law and divorce
    • Personal injury and workers' compensation
    • Residential real estate and foreclosure defense

    No matter the issues her clients are facing or how complex their needs are, Ms. Ustach delivers highly personalized counsel and dedicated support aimed at helping her clients obtain the favorable outcomes they expect and deserve as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible. Recognized for her professionalism and service, she holds a Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished* peer review rating, and she has earned the organization's Silver Client Champion award. Moreover, she has received numerous other accolades from her peers along with many testimonials and referrals from her satisfied clients.

    A 1978 Dean's List graduate of the College of the Holy Cross, Ms. Ustach obtained her Juris Doctor in 1981 from Syracuse University School of Law, where she graduated Order of the Barristers. She is admitted to practice before all state and federal courts in Connecticut and the U.S. Supreme Court.

    A leader in her field, Ms. Ustach has served as chair of the Advisory Board of the American Bar Association's Center on Children and the Law. She has also served as president, vice president and secretary/treasurer of the New Britain Bar Association. In addition, she has held a number of leadership roles and served on various committees with the Connecticut Bar Association, and she has served on the board of directors of the American Judicature Society and the Hartford County Bar Association.

    Ms. Ustach has served as moderator and instructor of several continuing legal education seminars for various legal organizations. Along with maintaining a successful legal practice, she also supports her local community through her involvement with various civic and charitable organizations.

    *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
    • 60%Family Law
    • 20%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 10%Workers' Compensation: Claimant
    • 10%Real Estate: Consumer
    Focus Areas

    Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Dissolution, Divorce, Prenuptial Agreements

    Selections

    Selected to Super Lawyers for 14 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2020

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    About Lynne Ustach

    Admitted: 1982, Connecticut

    Professional Webpage: https://www.lynneaustach.com/about-us

    Honors/Awards:

    • Fellow, American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, 1994 - Present
    • Order of Barristers, Syracuse University School of Law

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • U.S. Supreme Court Bar
    • Federal Court Bar for the District of Connecticut
    • Co-chair of the American Bar Association Family Law Section Publications Development  Board 2017 to present
    • Member of the  American Bar Association Family Law Section Publications  Board, 2010 - Present
    • Member, Executive Council,  American Bar Association Family Law Section  2017 – Present
    • American Bar Association Center on Children and the Law  Advisory Board, Washington, D.C.,   Chair 1990 - 1992
    • American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, District Representative, 1989 - 1991
    • American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Executive Council, 1989 - 1992
    • Chair, American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Children and the Law Committee, 1990 - 1992
    • Connecticut Bar Association, Board of Governors, 2001 - 2012
    • Connecticut Bar Association, House of Delegates, 2001 - 2016 
    • Secretary, Connecticut Bar Association, 2011 – 2012
    • Connecticut Bar Association, Committee on Gender Bias in the Profession, 1992 - 1994 
    • Connecticut Bar Association, Community Services Committee, 1994 - 1996
    • Connecticut Bar Association, Legislative Policies and Review Committee, 2010 - 2013
    • Connecticut Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section Executive Council, 1986 - 1994
    • President, New Britain Bar Association, 1991 – 1992
    • Vice President, New Britain Bar Association, 1990 - 1991
    • Secretary/Treasurer, New Britain Bar Association, 1989 – 1990
    • Board of Directors, New Britain Bar Association, 1986 - 1989
    • Hartford County Bar Association, Board of Directors, 1996 - 1998

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Volunteer, New Britain Museum of American Art, 1995 - 2006
    • Secretary, New Britain Museum of American Art, 1996 - 2004
    • New Britain Museum of American Art, Board of Trustees, 1996 - 2006
    • New Britain Youth Museum, New Britain, CT, Board of Directors, 1985 - 1986
    • Board of Directors, Municipal Action Council/Municipal Economic Development Agency, City of New Britain, CT, 1989 - 1990
    • Executive Committee, Municipal Action Council/Municipal Economic Development Agency, City of New Britain, CT, 1989 - 1992
    • Board of Directors, Family Services, Inc., New Britain, CT, 1988 - 1993
    • Vice Chair, Family Services, Inc., New Britain, CT, 1991 - 1992
    • Barristers Ball Committee, 1994 - 1996
    • Chair, Family Services, Inc., New Britain, CT, 1990 - 1992
    • Chair, Civil Service Commission, City of New Britain, CT, 1984 - 1988
    • Commissioner, Civil Service Commission, City of New Britain, CT, 1983 - 1988
    • Fellow, Connecticut Bar Foundation, 2011 - Present
    • American Judicature Society, Board of Directors, 1993 - 1995
    • Fellow, American Bar Foundation, 2010 - Present

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Moderator, Adoption Seminar at the ABA Family Law Section Conference, Spring 2012
    • Instructor/Coordinator, "You and the Law" (1985)
    • Contributor, ABA Children & the Law Committee Newsletter (1989 to 1992)
    • Peoples Law School, Central Connecticut State University (1993,1994,1995,1998)
    • Symposium on Connecticut Children at Risk, Connecticut Trial Lawyers (1992)
    • Moderator, Mid-Year Meeting, Connecticut Bar Foundation, (1988)
    • Commentator, WTIC Radio Programs (1990,2001, 2005) Commentator, Channel 8 TV (1989)
    • ABA Center on Children and the Law Conference (1990 and 1992) Young Lawyers Division Annual Meeting (1992); Regional Affiliate Outreach Program, Connecticut Bar Association (1989 and 1993)
    • Moderator, CLE on Challenges Facing Child Advocates in the 1990's, Annual Meeting (1992) 
    • On the Record with then Lt. Governor Jodi Rell, American Bar Association, 2003

    Educational Background:

    • College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA, A.B., Honors: Dean's List (1975 to 1978), 1978
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    Office Location for Lynne A. Ustach

    450 Main Street
    Suite 202
    New Britain, CT 06051

    Phone: 860-223-3999

    Fax: 860-224-1045

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