Cynthia Coulter George

Cynthia Coulter George


Schoonmaker George Blomberg Bryniczka & Welsh, P.C.

Recognized since 1993

Old Greenwich, Connecticut

Practice Areas

Family Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Family Law
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Cynthia Coulter George is a founding partner of the law firm. She graduated from Cornell University in 1975 and received her law degree from Loyola University in 1978, where she was a member of the Loyola Law Review. Following graduation, Attorney George joined the law firm of Cummings & Lockwood. She became a Partner of Cummings & Lockwood in 1987, having focused most of her career in the area of matrimonial law. Attorney George is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, a former member of the Academy's Board of Governors and its former counsel, and the former President of the Academy's Connecticut Chapter. Attorney George previously served as Co-Chair of the Gender Bias Committee of the Academy. In this position she wrote and directed an instructional video on gender bias in the law. She is the former Chair of the Connecticut Bar Association's Family Law Section. Attorney George has been a member of the ABA Family Law Section for over thirty years and is a former Financial Officer of the section. Attorney George has also written numerous articles on family law and is the author of Connecticut Family Law Citations.

Attorney George lectures both nationally and within Connecticut on topics including executive employee benefits, business valuations, premarital agreements and trial practice as these topics relate to matrimonial law.

Location

  • 1700 East Putnam Avenue, Suite 206
    Old Greenwich, CT 06870

Languages

  • English

Education

  • Cornell University, BA, graduated 1975

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 1978

Affiliations

  • Advertising Committee - Member
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers - Fellow
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers - Served as counsel
  • American Bar Association - Past Chairman of Marriage and Cohabitation Law Committee and Treasurer of the ABA’s Family Law Section
  • Budget Committee - Member
  • Connecticut Bar Association - Past Chairman of Family Law Section and Past Chairman of the Bench/Bar Committee
  • Gender Bias Committee - Co-Chair
  • Marketing Committee - Member

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Family Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Family Law, Stamford (2014)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Family Law

Special Focus

  • Alimony
  • Arbitration and Mediation
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Divorce
  • Litigation
  • Marital Settlement Agreements
  • Paternity
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Relocation

Awards:

  • Named as one of the nation’s best matrimonial lawyers in “Best Lawyers in America”
  • Worth Magazine named her among the “Top 100 Attorneys in the Country” in 2005
  • Recognized as one of the Top 25 Female Connecticut Lawyers in 2010 and a Connecticut Super Lawyer in 2006-2016
  • Top 25: 2006 Women Connecticut Super Lawyers
  • Top 50: 2006 Connecticut Super Lawyers
  • Top 50: 2007 Women New England Super Lawyers
  • Top 25: 2007 Women Connecticut Super Lawyers
  • Top 25: 2007 Women Connecticut Super Lawyers
  • Top 50: 2007 Connecticut Super Lawyers
  • Top 50: 2008 Women New England Super Lawyers
  • Top 25: 2008 Women Connecticut Super Lawyers
  • Top 25: 2009 Women Connecticut Super Lawyers
  • Top 25: 2014 Women Connecticut Super Lawyers
  • Winner of The Connecticut Law Tribune’s Professional Excellence Awards , June 30, 2015
  • Received highest rating of 10 (“Superb”) from AVVO

Publications

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