Gaetano Ferro
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Gaetano Ferro is a past president of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, diplomate of the American College of Family Trial Lawyers, a past chair of the Connecticut Bar Association's Family Law Section, and a past president of the Connecticut Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.

Mr. Ferro has three times been named as one of Super Lawyers Magazine's top ten lawyers in Connecticut. No other Connecticut divorce lawyer has even achieved that distinction once. He has continuously been listed as one of Super Lawyers' top one hundred lawyers in New England. He has been listed in Naifeh and Smith, THE BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA each year since 1989. He frequently appears in other listings of top lawyers including those in Worth Magazine, New York Magazine, Westchester Magazine, and Connecticut Magazine.

Mr. Ferro has served as Editor in Chief of the Journal of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and of the Connecticut Family Lawyer. He was the Connecticut Bar Journal's Senior Topical Editor for Family Law for many years and was Executive Editor of the Connecticut Law Review.

Mr. Ferro has authored more than forty published articles on a wide variety of family law topics. Those articles have appeared in the Connecticut Law Tribune, the Journal of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, the Connecticut Bar Journal, the Connecticut Family Lawyer, the Family Advocate, and other publications. His most recent publication is Electronically Stored Information: What Matrimonial Lawyers & Computer Forensics Need to Know, 23 J. of A.A.M.L. 1 (2010).

Mr. Ferro has lectured and given demonstrations on more than seventy occasions to many different professional organizations including, most recently, the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts / the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Advanced Issues in Child Custody Conference (demonstration of cross-examination of a psychologist-child custody evaluator)(Philadelphia, September 2011); the Richmond School of Law's / Virginia CLE's Third National Family Law Symposium (Electronic Evidence)(Richmond, Va., September 2011), the AFCC's 48th Annual Conference (mental health professional-attorney consultation in child custody cases)(Orlando, June 2011); the ABA Section of Family Law's / National Institute for Trial Advocacy's 25th Annual Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute (faculty and presenter (demonstration of cross-examination of a business valuation expert))(Boulder, Colorado, May 2011); the AAML's first Webinar on Cross-Examination the Business Valuation Expert (September 2010), the American Bar Association Family Law Section's 24th Trial Advocacy Institute (faculty and presenter)(demonstration of cross-examination of a business valuation expert)(Denver, 2010), the Rhode Island Inns of Court (demonstration of cross-examination of a psychologist)(Warwick, Rhode Island, 2010), the Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts' Advanced Symposium (Las Vegas, February 2010), the Maryland Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers' Annual Family Law Update (Baltimore, 2009), the American Bar Association Family Law Section's 23rd Trial Advocacy Institute (faculty and presenter((final argument)(Denver, 2009), the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers' annual meeting (Chicago, 2008), the Association of Divorce Financial Planners' 6th Annual Conference (tax traps)(New York City, 2008), the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers' / the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants' biennial Conferences on Divorce (Las Vegas, 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002), and the American Bar Association Section of Family Law's Fall CLE conference (Memphis, 2007).

Mr. Ferro served on the State of Connecticut Judicial Task Court which created the Family Rules of Court and more recently on the Connecticut Judicial Branch's Family Commission.

Mr. Ferro has served, pro bono, as a special Court Master in family and custody cases on numerous occasions in the Middletown, Danbury, Stamford and Bridgeport courts.


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