Tara C. Dugo

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Sandy Hook, CT

Dugo Law, LLC
107 Church Hill Rd, Suite 2D
Sandy Hook, CT 06482
Phone: 203-590-1170
Fax: 203-665-6474
Email: Tara C. Dugo
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2011
Practice Areas: Family Law (80%), Appellate (20%)
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Attorney Profile

Tara understands and appreciates that clients are going through some of the most difficult transitions in their lives.  Therefore, her primary focus is on assisting and guiding our clients through the difficulties of their legal disputes, while ensuring the best possible resolution.  She is understanding and patient, and gives each case the individualized attention it needs. 

​Tara concentrates her practice in divorce and family matters, including cases involving both significant as well as minimal assets, complex compensation structures, post judgment modifications and enforcements, alimony terminations, parenting and custody issues.  In addition, she dedicates much of our practice to divorce and family law appeals in both the Connecticut Appellate and Supreme Courts. 

While Tara's knowledge and experience is vast, it's her dedication, compassion and understanding that sets Tara apart.  Your interests and the best interests of your children is her primary focus.

ara is a member of the Fairfield County Bar Association, American Bar Association and the Connecticut Bar Association.  She is admitted to practice in Connecticut and New Jersey.

Tara has served as a co-chair of the Fairfield County Bar Association’s "Women and the Law" and "Appellate Law" executive committees.  She previously served on the executive committee of the Connecticut Bar Association/Young Lawyers Section as a co-chair of the Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Committee.  She is currently a volunteer in the Stamford Superior Court to provide legal assistance to self-represented family law litigants through the Volunteer Attorney Program.   She has also volunteered as the statewide coordinator of the Lawyers in the Classroom program in Connecticut and the coordinator of the high school mock trial program for New Haven County through CT Civics First.

About Tara C. Dugo

Admitted: 2011, Connecticut

Professional Webpage: https://www.dugolaw.com/tara-c-dugo

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Special Needs Children Create Special Challenges, Connecticut Law Tribune, August 20, 2012
  • New Jersey, 2011
  • Fairfield County Bar Association, Women and the Law committee, Co-chair
  • Alimony in Connecticut: A Rudderless Ship, Connecticut Law Tribune, January 20, 2015
  • Connecticut Bar Association Young Lawyers Section (2015), The Anatomy of a Special Needs Trust
  • Connecticut, 2011
  • American Bar Association
  • FCBA, Women and the Law Committee, Co-chair, 2016
  • Connecticut Bar Association Young Lawyers Section (2014), Handling DCF Investigations
  • Connecticut Bar Association Young Lawyers Section- Achieving Better Custody Outcomes (2016) 
  • Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Committee of the CBA/YLS, Co-Chair, 2013
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • CBA/YLS Executive Committee, Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Committee, Co-chair, 2013 – 2016
  • Connecticut Bar Association Young Lawyers Section (2013), Deconstructing a Custody Evaluation

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Lawyers in the Classroom program, Coordinator, 2015 – present
  • Lawyers in the Classroom program, Volunteer, 2014 – present
  • CT Civics First, High School Mock Trials- coordinator for New Haven (2015 – present) 
  • Volunteer Attorney Program through Stamford Superior Court, 2013 - present

Honors/Awards

  • , Rising Stars (Family Law), Super Lawyers, 2020
  • 10 Best Female Attorneys (Connecticut), American Institute of Family Law Associates, 2020
  • , Rising Stars (Family Law), Super Lawyers, 2019
  • 10 Best Female Attorneys (Connecticut), American Institute of Family Law Associates, 2019
  • , Rising Stars (Family Law), Super Lawyers, 2018
  • , 10 Best Female Attorneys (Connecticut), American Institute of Family Law Associates, 2018
  • , Rising Stars (Family Law), Super Lawyers, 2017
  • , New Leaders In the Law, Connecticut Law Tribune, 2017
  • , Rising Stars (Family Law), Super Lawyers, 2016
  • New Leaders in the Law, Connecticut Law Tribune, 2016
  • Rising Stars (Family Law), Super Lawyers, 2015
  • Top 10 Lawyers Under 40, National Association of Family Lawyers, 2014
  • 10 Best Lawyers Under 40, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2014

Educational Background

  • Pace University, School of Law (JD), 2011
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Office Location for Tara C. Dugo

107 Church Hill Rd
Suite 2D
Sandy Hook, CT 06482

Last Updated: 5/18/2021

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