Louise T. Truax

Top rated family law attorney in Southport, Connecticut

Reich & Truax, PLLC
Louise T. Truax
Reich & Truax, PLLC

Practice Areas: Family law; view more

Licensed in Connecticut since: 1993

Education: Pace University Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2022

Reich & Truax, PLLC

2507 Post Road
Suite PH
Southport, CT 06890 Visit website


Attorney Louise T. Truax, of Reich & Truax, PLLC, in Southport, Connecticut, concentrates her practice on all aspects of family law. Ms. Truax serves clients in Fairfield County and throughout western Connecticut, in areas, including Bridgeport, Darien, Greenwich, Norwalk, Southport, Stamford, Westport and Weston.

Ms. Truax has been licensed to practice law since 1993 and handles matters involving alimony, child support, custody, divorce, property division and more. She is an experienced litigator and is familiar with alternative dispute resolution techniques such as mediation and also serves as a guardian ad litem and special master in various family court proceedings.

Throughout her career, Ms. Truax has spoken on family law topics at numerous conferences and seminars. She has also authored a variety of articles on family law issues and is editor in chief of Connecticut Family Lawyer magazine. Because of her contributions to the area of family law, she has been included in “The Best Lawyers in America” several years in a row.

Outside of the office, Ms. Truax is active in various professional organizations including the Connecticut Bar Association. She is a member of the association’s family law section and previously served as the section’s president.

Ms. Truax also belongs to the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, has served on committees for the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and is a member of the faculty and planning committee for the state of Connecticut’s attorney for minor children and guardian ad litem training program. She graduated from the University of Vermont with a bachelor’s degree and earned her law degree from Pace University Elisabeth Haub School of Law, where she graduated cum laude.

Practice areas

Family law

Focus areas

Alimony & spousal support, Child support, Custody & visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Prenuptial agreements, Marital property

  • 100% Family law

First Admitted: 1993, Connecticut

Professional Webpage: https://www.reichandtruax.com/attorney/louise-t-truax/

  • Top 25 Women Lawyers in Connecticut, 2008-2016
  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2008-2016
  • New England Super Lawyers Magazine, one of the top 50 Women Lawyers in New England, 2009-2016
  • Super Lawyer, Connecticut Magazine, Family Law, 2007-2016
  • Top 50 lawyers in Connecticut, 2010-2016
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • American Academy of Matrimonial lawyers Biannual Seminars, Connecticut Chapter, 2012
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Lecturer
  • Fairfield County Bar Association, Lecturer
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Lecturer
  • “Connecticut Family Lawyer”, Editor in Chief
  • “Superior Court Highlights”, Connecticut Family Lawyer
  • “Deposition Strategies”, Family Advocate
  • American Bar Associations “Law of the Fifty States”, Connecticut Contributor, 1997-2010
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Rhode Island Chapter on “Direct and Cross Examination of Psychological Experts", Presenter
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers/Association of Family and Conciliation Courts Seminar, “Interviewing Children", Septermber, 2011
  • American Academy of Matrimonial lawyers Biannual Seminars, Connecticut Chapter, 2007
  • American Academy of Matrimonial lawyers Biannual Seminars, Connecticut Chapter, 2010
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • State of Connecticut AMC/GAL Training program, Planning Committee and Faculty, Member
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member
  • Connecticut, 1993
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Child Custody Evaluation Standards Committee and Standards for Attorneys for Children in Custody or Visitation Proceedings Committee, Former Member
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Fellow
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Family Law Section, Former President
Educational Background:
  • University of Vermont, B.A., 1984

Office location for Louise T. Truax

2507 Post Road
Suite PH
Southport, CT 06890

Phone: 203-254-9877


16 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2022

Top lists

Top 50: Connecticut Super Lawyers: 2009, 2014 - 2015, 2022 Top 25: Women Connecticut Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2022 Top 50: Women New England Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2012, 2014 - 2015, 2017 - 2018

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