Carolyn C. Swiggart
Admitted to Practice
Connecticut (1983) and Rhode Island (2008) (active) and Massachusetts (1983) (inactive), as well as federal district courts of Connecticut and Massachusetts and the United States Supreme Court.
University of Connecticut School of Law, J.D. 1983; Member, Moot Court Board, 1981-1983.
Wellesley College, A.B., 1980; Wellesley College Scholar (honors).
Lycée International de St. Germain-en-Laye, France, Baccalauréat International de Genève, bilingue, 1977.
Guardian ad litem/Attorney for Minor Child Comprehensive Basic Training from State of Connecticut Judicial Branch, December 3, 2010.
Divorce Mediation Training from Divorce Mediation Training Associates (Fiske & Neumann), March 31, 2012.
Fairfield County (Member, Family Law Section); Connecticut (Member, Executive Committee, Family Law Section 2001- ), and American (Member, Advisory Panel 2008 – ).
Lexis-Nexis Practice Guide – Connecticut Family Law, Author, Jurisdiction and Taxation chapters (2013); Connecticut Bar Association Basic Practice Manual (Co-Chairman, 1991-1994, and Member, Board of Editors, 1986-1991).
English and French.
“The Law Works for People,” Connecticut Bar Association (2005); “Equitable Distribution” (2006), “Ethics Considerations in Divorce Cases (2006), and “Preventing Critical Financial Mistakes During Divorces” (2007 and 2009), National Business Institute.
Special Master, Connecticut Superior Court Family Session (2000 – ). United States Naval Academy Admissions Department “Blue and Gold Officer” (2005 – ). Member, Darien Representative Town Meeting, 1990-1994. Knowledgeable about American art and antiques.