Randi R. Nelson

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Westport, CT

Parrino|Shattuck, PC
 | 285 Riverside Avenue, Suite 450
Westport, CT 06880
Phone: 203-557-9755
Fax: 203-557-8018
Selected To Rising Stars: 2015 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2011
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

RANDI R. NELSON is an associate attorney at PARRINO|SHATTUCK, PC. She has worked strictly on matrimonial litigation since 2011 and is admitted to practice in Connecticut. She represents clients in all aspects of family law, including divorce, alimony, child support, child custody, property division, post-judgment modification, and post-judgment contempt.

Nelson is a member of the American, Connecticut, Fairfield County, and Westport/Weston bar associations. In addition, she is a special master for family matters in the Judicial District of Fairfield at Bridgeport and Judicial District of Stamford/Norwalk at Stamford.

In 2007, Nelson received a bachelor's degree from the University of Texas at Arlington, where she was a member of the Kappa Tau Alpha honor society. She earned her juris doctor degree from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University in 2010. She also received a merit-based scholarship and was a member of the Cardozo Journal of Law and Gender.

Nelson has earned the following awards/recognitions:

  • Connecticut Rising Star as recognized by Super Lawyers since 2015
  • 10 Best Female Family Law Attorney by American Institute of Family Law Attorneys 2019
  • 10 Best Family Law Attorneys for Client Satisfaction in Connecticut by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys since 2015
  • America's Most Honored Professional Award in 2017
  • Top 10 Family Law Attorneys in Connecticut Under the Age of 40 as recognized by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys in 2014 and 2016
  • New Leaders in the Law as recognized by the Connecticut Law Tribune in 2013

LANDMARK CASES

Hornung v. Hornung - Successfully tracked $32 million over the duration of a 16-year marriage to determine that the funds were separate property according to the terms of the pre-nuptial agreement. An award of $7.5 million lump sum alimony does not constitute a property distribution in violation of the terms of the parties' pre-nuptial agreement.

 
Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

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

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 5 years

Rising Stars: 2015 - 2019

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About Randi Nelson

Admitted: 2011, Connecticut

Professional Webpage: https://www.parrinoshattuck.com/About/Randi-R-Nelson.shtml

Honors/Awards:

  • Connecticut Rising Star, Super Lawyers
  • Top 10 Family Law Attorneys in Connecticut Under the Age of 40, National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, 2014
  • America’s Most Honored Professionals, American Registry, 2017
  • New Leaders in the Law, Connecticut Law Tribune, 2013
  • Top 10 Family Law Attorneys in Connecticut Under the Age of 40, National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, 2016
  • 10 Best Family Law Attorneys for Client Satisfaction in Connecticut, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Judicial District of Stamford/Norwalk at Stamford, Special Master for Family Matters
  • Westport/Weston Bar Association, Member
  • Fairfield County Bar Association, Member
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Member
  • Judicial District of Fairfield at Bridgeport, Special Master for Family Matters

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Hornung v. Hornung – Traced $32 million over the length of a 16-year marriage to determine that the funds were separate property according to the pre-nuptial agreement. An award of $7.5 million lump sum alimony does not constitute a property distribution in violation of the parties’ pre-nuptial agreement.

Educational Background:

  • University of Texas at Arlington, B.A., 2007
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Office Location for Randi R. Nelson

285 Riverside Avenue
Suite 450
Westport, CT 06880

Phone: 203-557-9755

Fax: 203-557-8018

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Last Updated: 2/13/2020

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