Robert Tukey is an award-winning family law attorney focusing on divorce and custody cases.Robert Tukey is an award-winning family law attorney focusing on divorce and custody cases.An aggressive advocate for clients, while always displaying compassion regarding family matters
Attorney Robert G. Tukey is a Director at Suisman Shapiro. He is a graduate of Fairfield University and Western New England University School of Law. A native of Southeastern Connecticut, Attorney Tukey returned to the area to practice, primarily litigating marital and custody as well as personal injury matters. He currently resides in Niantic with his family.
Attorney Tukey's professional memberships include the American Bar Association, the Connecticut Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, the Connecticut Trial Lawyers’ Association, and the Oliver Ellsworth American Inn of Court. Attorney Tukey was named to the Super Lawyers Connecticut and New England Rising Stars 2011 and 2012 lists. Each year, only 2.5% of attorneys in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine forty years old and under, or in practice for ten years or less, receive the Rising Stars honor. In 2016, Attorney Tukey received the National Academy of Family Law Attorney’s 2016 Nationally Ranked Top Ten Attorney Award.
Rob Tukey also focuses on volunteering within his community. He is the President of the board and a coach for East Lyme Little League, and coaches basketball and soccer for East Lyme Parks and Recreation. Attorney Tukey has served as a member of the board of the Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut, the New London City Center District, and as Past President of the ARC of New London County. He is a member of the finance committee and volunteers as a confirmation mentor at the Niantic Community Church.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|2016 Nationally Ranked Top Ten Attorney Award||National Academy of Family Law Attorneys||2016|
|Super Lawyers of Connecticut||Super Lawyers||2011|
|New England Rising Stars||New England Rising Stars||2011|
|Director||Suisman Shapiro Attorneys-at-Law||1997 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Connecticut Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|New London County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association||Member||N/A|
|Association of Trial Lawyers of America||Member||N/A|
|Oliver Ellsworth American Inn of Court||Member||N/A|
|American Association for Justice||Member||N/A|
|Western New England College||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1996|
|Fairfield University||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1993|