Wm. Bruce Louden

Wm. Bruce Louden

Louden, Katz & McGrath

Recognized since 1983

Hartford, Connecticut

Practice Areas

Family Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2009 - Family Law
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Bruce has enjoyed a national reputation for 40 years as both an effective advocate and a pioneer in a constructive approach to divorce. Since 1977 he has had the highest rating a lawyer can have in the standard lawyers’ directory, Martindale- Hubbell, and has been listed in national publications among the top divorce lawyers in the country. Bruce’s paralegal/assistant, Kathy Semeraro, has worked with him since 1998. Bruce resides in West Hartford with his wife, a psychotherapist-Episcopal priest. They are the parents of three children and the grandparents of three lively grandsons.


  • 638 Prospect Avenue
    Hartford, CT 06105


  • University of Florida, graduated 1961
  • University of Florida , B.A., graduated 1961

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, Connecticut Bar


  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers - President, Connecticut Chapter (1991-1992)
  • American Bar Association (1973-1979) - Standing Committee on Professional Discipline
  • University of Connecticut Law School (Family Law Seminar and Legal Profession) (1978-1982) - Adjunct Faculty

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2009 - Family Law

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

  • Family Law, Hartford (2009)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Family Law


  • Listed in each edition of Best Lawyers in America* (Family Law) (1983-present)
  • Listed in Town & Country Magazine among top 88 divorce lawyers nationally (1985).

Cases decided by Connecticut Supreme Court

Hunter, 177 Conn. 327 (1979); Blake, 207 Conn. 217 (1988); Seymour, 262 Conn. 107 (2002).

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