Arnold H. Rutkin
Recognized since 2003
Executive Editor, Connecticut Family Lawyer, 1986-2001. Author: "Tax Aspects in Domestic Relations Cases," Trial Magazine, June, 1980; "When Prenuptial Contracts are Challenged in Court," The Family Advocate, Winter, 1984; "Valuation of Closely Held Corporations" [italics on]Valuation & Distribution of Marital Property,[italics off] Matthew Bender Publishing Co., 1984. Co-Author: "Lay Witnesses Can Value Assets," Trial Magazine, Vol. 22, No. 6, p. 33, June, 1986. General Editor, Family Law and Practice, Matthew Bender Publishing Co., 1985; Connecticut Practice Series, Co-Author: Family Law and Practice (3 vols.) West Publishing Co., 2000-2005. Lecturer, Connecticut Bar Association: "Child Support in High Income Cases - Relocation and Arbitration," 2001; "The Bulletproof Financial Affidavit," 2003; "The Art of Advocacy," 2005. Lecturer, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers: "Premarital and Postmarital Agreements in Connecticut," 2004; "Complex Issues in Family Law - How to Handle Tricky Issues and Sticky Situations," 2005; "Prenuptial Agreements in Connecticut In Light Of Civil Unions," 2006; "Examining the Mental Health Expert," ABA Section of Family Law, Family Advocate, Spring 2008; "Use of Mental Health Expert at Trial," Connecticut Chapter of the AAML Advanced Custody Seminar, Spring 2012. Member and Director, Bridgeport Legal Services, Inc., 1969-1971. Chairman, Greater Bridgeport Housing Council, 1970-1973. Majority Leader and Councilman, Town of Trumbull, Connecticut, 1973-1975. Member, Board of Directors, Cold Spring School, New Haven, Connecticut. Founder, Member of Board of Editors and Editor-in-Chief (1999) Connecticut Family Lawyer. Certificate of Completion GAL/AMC Comprehensive Basic Training, State of Connecticut 2012. Listed: The Best Lawyers in America, 1995- (selection criteria available at https://www.bestlawyers.com/aboutus/selectionprocess.aspx); Top 10 Lawyers, Worth Magazine, 2002-2003; Connecticut Magazine "Super Lawyers" Top 50 Lawyers in Connecticut, 2006 - (detailed more thoroughly at https://www.superlawyers.com/about/selection_process.html); Ten Leaders of Matrimonial and Divorce Law in Connecticut, 2006 (selection criteria available at https://tenleaders.com/research/php); "New York Area's Best Lawyers," 2008 - (selection criteria available at https://nymag.com/guides/bestlawyers/2008/42039/).
Contact & Links
- Lawyer Page: https://www.rutkinoldham.com/arnold-h-rutkin
- 5 Imperial Avenue
Westport, CT 06880
- Gender: Male
- Boston University School of Law, J.D., graduated 1964
- University of Pennsylvania, BS, graduated 1961
- Connecticut, Connecticut Bar Association
- American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers - Chair, Sales and Marketing Committee 2006-2008, Member, Board of Governors, 2003 - Present
- American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Foundation - President-Elect 2013-2014, Fellow
- American Bar Association - Member, 1984 - Present
- Connecticut Bar Association - Member, Family Law Section, 1978 - Present
- Connecticut Chapter, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers - Past-President 2012, Fellow
- International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers - Fellow
Headquarters: Westport, Connecticut
3 The Best Lawyers in America® awards
1 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America award
Recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America 2023 for work in:
- Family Law
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