Prior to joining BRODER & ORLAND LLC , Andy worked at one of the largest matrimonial and family law firms in New York. He has handled a variety of high net-worth divorces and complex custody matters through trial and appeals.
Carole Topol Orland and Eric J. Broder have both been selected to the 2015 Connecticut Super Lawyers list. Additionally, Lauren M. Healy, Sarah E. Murray and Christopher J. DeMattie were chosen for the 2015 Rising Star list. Andrew M. Eliot, who recently joined the firm from Chemtob Moss & Forman, LLP in New York City, was selected to the 2015 New York Super Lawyers list.
Super Lawyers selects outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected to receive this honor. To be eligible for inclusion in Rising Stars list, a candidate must be either 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less. No more than 2.5 percent are named to the Rising Stars list. The annual selections are made through a process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area, resulting in a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.
Link below outlines the selection process:
Sarah E. Murray, Esq., an attorney at BRODER & ORLAND LLC in Westport, CT, has been selected by the Connecticut Law Tribune as a New Leader in the Law. In announcing her selection, the Tribune indicated, “Each member of the five-judge panel sifted through dozens of entries and gave scores to each nominee in the categories ranging from ‘contributions to the law’ to bar association efforts, pro bono work and peer recognition.”
The New Leader in the Law dinner and presentation will take place on Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at The Bond Ballroom in Hartford .
Attorney Lauren Healy participated as a guest speaker at Second Saturday, a critically acclaimed workshop and community, founded in 1989, providing seminars that offer non-biased financial, emotional and legal advice from qualified local professionals to individuals and families facing divorce.
Attorney Lauren Healy participated as a guest speaker for the National Business Institute presenting a national teleconference on September 10, 2015. The presentation title was “Motions in Divorce – with Examples.”.
Attorney Carole Topol Orland’s article “Who Gets the House in a Divorce” was published by the Fairfield County Business Journal in the August 17 , 2015 issue and discusses issues surrounding this not so simple question.
The Connecticut Post references both Carole T. Orland and Eric J. Border in a recent article, citing their 2015 achievement as NAFLA’s Top 10 Attorney’s in Connecticut in Family Law.http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Bridgeport-area-business-briefs-6187996.php
The National Academy of Family Law Attorneys has once again named both Carole Topol Orland and Eric J. Broder among the Top 10 Attorneys in Family Law in Connecticut. AttorneysBroder & Orland are co-founders of Westport based BRODER & ORLAND LLC, Connecticut’s largest Family Law firm. NAFLA’s Board of Governors awards this distinction annually to the Top 10 Family Attorneys within the state. Criteria include client and peer reviews, length of time practicing family law, trial experience and case outcomes, published articles and legal awards.
BRODER & ORLAND LLC represented a client in a post-judgment hearing wherein she claimed her ex-Husband was in contempt and owed her $60,804 in past due childcare expenses, child support, and unreimbursed medical expenses. The Court found the ex-Husband to be in willful contempt and ordered him to pay his ex-Wife $60,804 within two weeks and to pay all of her legal fees incurred.