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Brian Michael Yard

Divorce and separation Attorney at Litchfield, CT

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  • Licensed for 35 years
    State CT
    Acquired 1988
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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About Brian

Learn Brian’s areas of practice.

5
Practice areas
  1. Divorce and separation
    65%

    35 years, 1,200 cases

  2. General practice
    10%

    35 years

  3. Litigation
    10%

    35 years, 250 cases

  4. Real estate
    10%

    35 years, 800 cases

  5. Estate planning
    5%

    35 years, 100 cases

  • Licensed attorney in private practice since 1988.
  • Primary area of practice is matrimonial/family law, residential/commercial real estate law and litigation.
  • Admitted to practice before all courts in Connecticut and the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut.
  • Extensive experience in real estate closings, litigation, the preparation and trial/mediation of dissolution of marriage and child custody actions.
  • Exceptional knowledge of the Connecticut Practice Book, rules of evidence, case law and trial/closing procedures.
  • Skilled in applying logical but creative approaches to problem resolution.

 

 

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Location

Law Offices of Brian M Yard, LLC
Po Box 1571
21 South Street
Litchfield, CT, 06759-1571
Law Offices of Brian M. Yard, LLC
303 South Street
Roxbury, CT, 06783
Law Office of Brian M. Yard, LLC
30 Tower Lane
Avon, CT
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Cost

Rates
  • Hourly Rates $ 295-295 per hour
  • Retainer Always
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 8.3 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Owner
  • Law Offices of Brian M. Yard, LLC
  • 2008 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Steier & McCormick, LLC
  • 2001 - 2008
  • Attorney
  • Law Offices of Wayne D. Effron
  • 1998 - 2001
  • Partner
  • Guion, Stevens & Rybak
  • 1989 - 1998
  • Assistant Clerk
  • Litchfield Superior Court
  • 1988 - 1989
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Education

  • Western New England College
  • J.D.
  • 1988
  • University of Connecticut
  • B.A.
  • 1985
  • Litchfield High School
  • High School Diploma
  • 1981

Associations

  • Litchfield County Collaborative Divorce Group
  • Attorney Member
  • 2002 - Present
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1988 - Present
  • Litchfield County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1988 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1988 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Honors and Awards

  • Certified as a Member.
  • Lawyers of Distinction
  • 2018
  • Top Layers in Connecticut
  • The Legal Network
  • 2017
  • Top Lawyers in Connecticut
  • The Legal Network
  • 2017
  • Client Distinction Award
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2017
  • Best Lawyers Consumer Guide
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2017
  • Who's Who in Practicing Attorneys
  • Who's Who Legal
  • 2017
  • BV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2017
  • 25 Year Anniversary
  • LexisNexis
  • 2013
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Divorce and separation Attorney | Mar 16
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"Excellent communication, knowledgeable, and experienced. Assisted a client quickly and below budget. Highly recommended."
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Litchfield Divorce and separation Lawyer Brian Michael Yard
Brian Michael Yard
Divorce and separation Attorney
Litchfield, CT
Licensed for 35 years