Louise T. Truax

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Southport, CT

Reich & Truax, PLLC
 | 2507 Post Road, Southport, CT 06890
Phone: 203-254-9877
Fax: 203-255-6991
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1993
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
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    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
    • 100%Family Law
    Focus Areas

    Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property


    Selected to Super Lawyers for 14 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2020

    Certificates and Credentials

    • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

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    About Louise Truax

    Admitted: 1993, Connecticut

    Professional Webpage: http://www.laxandtruax.com/attorneys/louise/


    • The Best Lawyers in America, 2008-2016
    • Top 50 lawyers in Connecticut, 2010-2016
    • New England Super Lawyers Magazine, one of the top 50 Women Lawyers in New England, 2009-2016
    • Top 25 Women Lawyers in Connecticut, 2008-2016
    • Super Lawyer, Connecticut Magazine, Family Law, 2007-2016

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • 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
    • Connecticut Bar Association, Family Law Section, Former President
    • Connecticut Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member
    • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Fellow

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • State of Connecticut AMC/GAL Training program, Planning Committee and Faculty, Member

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • American Bar Associations “Law of the Fifty States”, Connecticut Contributor, 1997-2010
    • “Deposition Strategies”, Family Advocate
    • “Superior Court Highlights”, Connecticut Family Lawyer
    • “Connecticut Family Lawyer”, Editor in Chief
    • Connecticut Bar Association, Lecturer
    • Fairfield County Bar Association, Lecturer
    • Connecticut Bar Association, Lecturer
    • American Academy of Matrimonial lawyers Biannual Seminars, Connecticut Chapter, 2012
    • American Academy of Matrimonial lawyers Biannual Seminars, Connecticut Chapter, 2010
    • American Academy of Matrimonial lawyers Biannual Seminars, Connecticut Chapter, 2007
    • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers/Association of Family and Conciliation Courts Seminar, “Interviewing Children", Septermber, 2011
    • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Rhode Island Chapter on “Direct and Cross Examination of Psychological Experts", Presenter

    Educational Background:

    • University of Vermont, B.A., 1984
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    Office Location for Louise T. Truax

    2507 Post Road
    Southport, CT 06890

    Phone: 203-254-9877

    Fax: 203-255-6991

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    Last Updated: 5/15/2020

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