Pamela R. Hershinson

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in West Hartford, CT

Pamela R. Hershinson
 | 65 LaSalle Rd, Suite 217
West Hartford, CT 06107
Phone: 860-233-1520
Fax: 860-231-0333
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2012, 2014 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1976
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (70%),
  • Social Security Disability (30%)
Attorney Profile

Pamela R. Hershinson is a family law attorney at The Law Office of Pamela R. Hershinson, serving clients throughout Connecticut in the areas of divorce, guardianship, estate planning and Social Security Disability matters. Ms. Hershinson is known for her compassionate and thorough approach to issues that are often emotionally difficult and confusing for clients. Rated AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell, Ms. Hershinson’s commitment to ethical legal practices and outstanding customer service has earned her the respect of her peers.

After graduating from New York University, Ms. Hershinson earned her Juris Doctor from The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law. She is admitted to practice law in the state of Connecticut, as well as before the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit.

Ms. Hershinson particularly gravitates toward those in need, volunteering her time as a special master in numerous courts in Hartford, Middletown and New Britain. She represents children as an attorney and guardian ad litem in Superior Court. She also enjoys the challenge of creating effective wills, trust planning and advance directives to protect vulnerable seniors and preserve family harmony.

Believing it is important to stay active in the legal community, Ms. Hershinson is a member of the Hartford County Bar Association, the Connecticut Bar Association and the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives. She is also an emeritus board member of the Interval House in Hartford and has served the Connecticut Department of Developmental Services and the Department of Children and Families as a hearing officer.

*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
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (70%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Marital Property

Social Security Disability (30%)

Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Marital Property


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Super Lawyers: 2012, 2014 - 2019

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About Pamela Hershinson

Admitted: 1976, Connecticut

Professional Webpage:


  • BV® Distinguished™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Hartford County Bar Association
  • Connecticut
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Emeritus Board Member of Hartford Interval House
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit.
  • National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives (NOSSCR).
  • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Special Master, volunteering her time at the Judicial Districts of Hartford, New Britain and Middletown


  • Ames Department Stores, Inc. v. Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities, 48 Conn.App. 561 (1998), 45 Conn.Sup. 276 (1997)
  • Bonilla v. Administrator, 187 Conn. 262 (1982)
  • Lawrence v. Lawrence, 92 Conn.App. 212 (2005) 
  • Martin v. Administrator, Unemployment Compensation, 38 Conn.Sup. 710 (1983)
  • Knighton v. Alleyne, 180 Conn.752 (1980)
  • In Re James T., 9 Conn.App.608 (1987)
  • Maloney v. Pac, 183 Conn. 313 (1981)

Educational Background:

  • New York University, Bachelors degree, 1972

Industry Groups

  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Hartford County Bar Association
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Office Location for Pamela R. Hershinson

65 LaSalle Rd
Suite 217
West Hartford, CT 06107

Phone: 860-233-1520

Fax: 860-231-0333

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Last Updated: 6/24/2019

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