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Attorney Uswah A. Khan practices family law and has over thirteen years of experience.  

She is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association, family law section and member of the Executive Committee of the Family Law Section, where she co-chairs the Diversity and Inclusion committee. Attorney Khan also serves as co-chair for the Fairfield County Bar Association Women's Section. She was recently designated as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers, and in the past for the Connecticut Bar Association, family law section, 2011-2012.   Attorney Khan is a Commissioner for the CT Asian Pacific American Commission, and serves  on the Human Services Committee and the Civil Rights Committee.  Attorney Khan has served on the Governor’s State Advisory Council on Special Education since 2008, and is a member of the legislative, anti-bullying, nominating, and climate committees.   She is a state certified guardian ad litem and attorney for minor children.   She also serves as a Special Master for Stamford, Bridgeport, and Milford Superior Court and volunteers as a Judge/grader for the Frederick Douglass Moot Court Competition.   She is a co-founder of the Young Bright Scholars Foundation, providing mentorship and leadership training to school aged children. 

Since 2007, Attorney Khan has been a member of the Advisory Panel for the American Bar Association.   She is also a member of the SAWAN (South Asian Women’s Network) mentoring group.  From 2007-2009, Attorney Khan served on the Board of Directors for Side by Side Community Charter School. 

Attorney Khan graduated from Pace University School of Law, where she was a recipient of the C.H. Revson Law Student Public Interest Network Fellowship, and volunteer student attorney for the Equal Justice America Disability Law Clinic, and received her Bachelor of Arts in English/writing from Columbia University, Barnard College.  She blogs on

Attorney Khan is a lifelong resident of Norwalk, Connecticut, where she enjoys spending time with her husband, Dr. Ayub Khan and her children.


Languages spoken: Urdu, French, Arabic, Punjabi, Hindi

Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 20%
  2. Child Support: 20%
  3. Child Custody: 20%
  4. Alimony: 20%
  5. Mediation: 20%



Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

17 total 

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  • Yakov Pyetranker

    Uswah is a skilled, compassionate attorney whom I hold in high regard.


    Yakov Pyetranker Divorce and separation Attorney
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  • Susan E Guthrie

    I endorse this lawyer. Attorney Khan is a very capable attorney and diligently represents her client's interests with skill and experience.


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Contact info

Fairfield Family Law, LLC

162 East Avenue
Suite 2A
Norwalk, CT, 06851


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015
Charles H. Revson FellowshipNYU2001
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyBai Pollock et Al2010 - 2012
AttorneyLaw Offices of Kevin F. Collins2004 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
CT Asian Pacific American AssociationCommissioner2012 - Present
CT Bar Association; Family Law SectionMember of Executive Committee2012 - Present
State Advisory Council on Special EducationGovernor Appointed Member2009 - Present
Side by Side Charter SchoolMember Board of Directors2006 - 2008
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Nation-Bailey v. BaileyResolved
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Publication nameTitleDate
Diary of a Divorce Lawyerwww.DiaryofaDivorcelawyer.com2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Pace University School of LawLawJD2002
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Panel Discussion on Domestic ViolenceDomestic Violence2015
Understanding the Law Legal SessionsDomestic Violence2014
Understanding the Law Information SessionsDomestic Violence2013