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Shari-Lynn Cuomo Shore

also known as Shari-Lynn Cuomo Shore

About me

The Hamden, Connecticut law firm of Wolf & Shore, LLC  is comprised of Kristen Wolf, Esq. and Shari-Lynn Cuomo Shore, Esq.  Attorney Wolf and Attorney Shore previously worked together at Riordan, Cutting & Shore, LLP and opened their own Hamden practice in January, 2012.  Wolf & Shore, LLC is a general practice firm that focuses primarily on family law, probate administration and estate planning, elder law, juvenile law, business formation and dissolution, criminal defense and criminal pardons.

Wolf & Shore, LLC approaches each case in a client-centric and comprehensive manner because we believe in personal service. We offer each client personalized representation with an emphasis on accessibility. We understand that our clients’ needs supersede all else and have developed various methods to address clients’ concerns promptly and efficiently. If you choose to retain our firm, you can be confident that you will have one-on-one communication with your attorney, your phone calls and e-mails will be returned, your questions will be answered, and you will be kept informed throughout the duration of your case.

We are well-versed in our various practice areas and our experience allows us to combine both litigation and mediation techniques, while simultaneously being sensitive to your emotional needs, to handle each individual matter. We focus on building positive relationships with each client by providing high quality, thorough, and when needed, aggressive legal representation. We pride ourselves on our integrity, work ethic and zealous representation of our clients and have earned a reputation for achieving positive results. We are dedicated to providing our clients professional, reliable and cost-effective representation. 

From our Hamden, Connecticut location, we represent people throughout Connecticut, including New Haven, Milford, Hartford, Bridgeport, Middletown, Southington, Waterbury, New London,  and Branford. 


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Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 45%
    7 years
  2. Child Custody: 25%
    7 years
  3. Probate: 10%
    7 years
  4. Estate Planning: 10%
    7 years
  5. Child Support: 10%
    7 years



Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (always), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • James O Ruane

    As the current President of the Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, I endorse Attorney Shore. Attorney Shore is a member in good standing in our organization and a well regarded criminal defense lawyer in the state. She has shown a passion for criminal defense issues and zealously defends people charged with criminal offenses.


    James Ruane DUI and DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Daniel Harris Miller

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Daniel Miller Family Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

Wolf & Shore, LLC

3190 Whitney Avenue
Building 5
Hamden, CT, 06518


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Chair Award in Recognition of Dedicated ServiceConnecticut Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section2016
New England Rising StarsSuper Lawyers2016
Connecticut Rising StarsSuper Lawyers2016
10 Best Law FirmsAmerican Institute of Family Law Attorneys2016
Best Law Firm for Juvenile Law 2016-ConnecticutLegal Elite Corp America2016
10 Best Under 40: Client Satisfaction AwardAmerican Institute of Family Law Attorneys2016
Top 10 Attorneys Under the Age of 40National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, Inc.2016
Nation’s Top One PercentNational Association of Distinguished Counsel2016
Most Outstanding Law Firm of 2016, USAWealth & Finance, International2016
2016 Client Satisfaction AwardAmerican Institute of Family Law Attorneys2016
Distinguished in Dispute Resolution 2016Acquisition International2016
Leadership AwardConnecticut Bar Association Young Lawyers Section Executive Committee2015
Best Client Communications in Family Law – USA,Acquisition International Legal Awards2015
Best for Real Estate Transactions – ConnecticutM & A Awards, Corporate Live Wire Awards2015
Honored BusinessNew Haven’s Finest 2015 Profile Series2015
Sustained Excellence in Family Law – USAM & A Awards, Corporate Live Wire Awards2015
Lifetime Achievement AwardWest Haven High School Mock Trial Team2015
Excellence in Estate Planning Law – USAM&A Awards, Corporate Live Wire Awards2015
Family Disputes Firm of the Year: ConnecticutAcquisition International2015
New Leaders in the Law,Connecticut Law Tribune, 20142014
Most Trusted Family Law Specialists of the Year: USAAcquisition International2014
Best Family Legal Agency in ConnecticutBest Attorneys Online2014
New Haven's Finest ProfessionalsCystic Fibrosis Foundation2013
Top Attorneys New England Rising Stars-Family LawSuper Lawyers2013
New England Rising StarsSuper Lawyers2013
Connecticut Rising StarsSuper Lawyers2013
Pro Bono AwardConnecticut Bar Association Young Lawyers Section2013
Marketplace Excellence AwardConnecticut Better Business Bureau2013
Coach RecognitionWest Haven High School2003
Certificate of AwardConnecticut Consortium for Law and Citizenship2001
Official CitationState of Connecticut General Assembly2001
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerWolf & Shore, LLC2012 - Present
Assigned CounselOffice Of The Chief Public Defender2010 - Present
PartnerRiordan, Cutting & Shore, LLP2009 - 2011
Sales Assistant/Tradeshow CoordinatorPexagon Technology2008 - 2009
Law ClerkSchenectady County District Attorney2006 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
Quinnipiac University School of Law Family and Juvenile Law Society MentorMentor2013 - Present
Connecticut Bar Association-Young Lawyers SectionSmall Firm & Solo Practice Committee Co-Chair2013 - Present
New Haven County Bar Association, Lawyer Referral Service CommitteeMember2013 - Present
The Foundation of the New Haven County BarVice President2013 - Present
Connecticut Bar Association-Professionalism and CLE CommitteeMember2013 - Present
Connecticut Italian-American Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
Hamden Chamber of CommerceMember2013 - Present
Better Business BureauAccredited Business2013 - Present
National Italian-American Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
New Haven Inn of CourtMember2013 - Present
New Haven County Bar AssociationMembership Committee Co-Chair2012 - Present
American Bar Association-Young Lawyers Division National Public Service Project-Project SaluteMember & Veterans Benefits Accredited Attorney2012 - Present
Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce-PULSEMember2012 - Present
The Foundation of the New Haven County BarSocial Media & Website Chair2012 - Present
Connecticut Bar Association, Estates and Probate SectionMember2012 - Present
New Haven County Bar Association-Trusts, Estates and Probation CommitteeMember2012 - Present
Connecticut Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Milford Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
New Haven County Bar Association, Membership CommitteeMember2011 - Present
New Haven County Bar Association, Family Law CommitteeMember2011 - Present
The Foundation of the New Haven County BarBoard of Directors2011 - Present
Connecticut Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember2011 - Present
Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMember2011 - Present
NHCBA New Haven Young Lawyers SectionMember2010 - Present
American Bar Association, General Practice, Solo and Small Firm DivisionMember2010 - Present
New Haven County Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
American Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionMember2008 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
West Haven High School Mock TrialCoach2001 - Present
Quinnipiac Chamber of CommerceMember2012 - 2013
New Haven Area Senior Networking GroupMember2012 - 2013
Connecticut Employment Lawyers AssociationMember2012 - 2013
West Haven Bar AssociationMember2012 - 2013
Connecticut Bar Association, Young Lawyers SectionChild Welfare & Juvenile Law Chair2012 - 2013
Connecticut Bar Association, Young Lawyers SectionEducation Law Chair2012 - 2013
Magic 8 Healthcare Networking GroupMember2012 - 2013
Network of Executive WomenMember2011 - 2013
Hartford County Bar AssociationMember2010 - 2013
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Albany Law School of Union UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
University of RochesterEnglishB.A.2005
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Weekly MeetingTop 10 Tips for Estate Planning2013
SeminarGoing Commando: Lessons from the Field on Starting Your Own Practice2013
Client SeminarBuilding a Confident Retirement2013
Weekly Rotarian Meeting-WallingfordTop 10 Tips for Estate Planning2012
Weekly Rotarian Meeting-North BranfordTop 10 Tips for Estate Planning2012
SeminarGoing Commando: Lessons from the Field on Starting Your Own Practice2012
Cooking with Craig-Highland Health CenterTop 10 Question to Ask an Attorney2012
Smart Living Center SeminarBenefits of Early Estate Planning2011
Smart Living Center SeminarConcerns of the Sandwich Generation2011