Barbara D. Aaron, Partner
- Family law
- Alternative Dispute Resolution
- Collaborative Divorce
- American University, B.A., 1979
- Brooklyn Law School, J.D., 1984
- 1984, Connecticut
- CT Bar Association
Biography: Attorney Aaron has been practicing Matrimonial Law for over 30 years. While a capable litigator, she believes that clients are best served when they, not judges, are in control of their divorce outcome and she takes pride in helping clients avoid the financial and emotional ravages of the adversarial system. Attorney Aaron focuses her practice on mediation and collaborative divorce and serves clients who are interested in resolving their cases in a confidential, respectful and efficient process.
Attorney Aaron trains other lawyers, mental health and financial professionals in the use of mediation, negotiation and collaborative practice. She currently serves on the executive committee of the Connecticut Bar Association's Family Law Section, and on the training committee of the International Association of Collaborative Professionals, and is the current co-chair of the Hartford Family Law Committee.
Attorney Aaron is a life-time Fellow of the Connecticut Bar Foundation James W. Cooper Fellow Program and one of the co-founders and past president of the Connecticut Council for Non-Adversarial Divorce. She is the former chair of the CBA Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee and the immediate past president of the Children's Law Center of Connecticut.
Among her many accolades, Attorney Aaron has been named a "Super Lawyer" in New England and Connecticut Magazine since 201 0 and one of Connecticut's "Top Attorneys" since 2012. She served as a member of the Judicial Review Council from 2013-2017. Attorney Aaron is also a Justice of the Peace.
Attorney Aaron authored the Alternative Dispute Resolution Chapter of the 2013 LexisNexis Practice Guide, Connecticut Family Law.
Attorney Aaron received her BA from American University 1979 and her JD from Brooklyn Law School in 1984 where she was served in the National Moot Court Society.