Alexander J. Cuda | Westport Divorce & Family Lawyer

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Alexander J. Cuda

Divorce & Family Law, Family Law, Child Custody, Alimony & Spousal Support, Prenuptial Agreements, Postnuptial Agreements, Property Division, Parenting Plans, Post Judgment Modifications, Enforcement & Contempt Actions, Divorce & Family Law Appeals, Same Sex Marriage, Restraining Orders, Review Counsel for Mediation

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Alexander J. Cuda is a highly respected family and matrimonial law attorney. With numerous published articles and speaking engagements, Alex’s leadership in family law is well-known. He has been named one of the “Top 10 Family Law Attorneys in Southern Connecticut” by such organizations as the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys (2017).  The Connecticut Law Tribune recognized him as a “New Leader in the Law,” in 2014.  Attorney Cuda was recognized and rated as a SuperLawyers Honoree in both 2019 and 2020 was a SuperLawyers “Rising Star” from 2012 to 2018. The Connecticut Bar Association Family Law Section also recognized him as a “Rising Star” in 2010 and 2011. He was honored to receive the Connecticut Bar Association Pro Bono Award (2009) and has a 10 star “superb” featured attorney rating on Avvo. Alex is an experienced negotiator and advocate whether in litigation, mediation, or arbitration. He also provides skilled representation in family and matrimonial appeals. Alex is known for his forceful advocacy, responsiveness, and clear communication as well as his compassionate understanding of each client’s unique needs. He handles both custody and complex financial matters. Alex lives with his family in Fairfield County.  Alex been extremely active with community service organizations focused on the prevension of Deomestic Violence, Spousal Abuuse, and Child Abuse.  In October of 2020 Alex received the Purple Ribbon Award from the Greewich YWCA’s Center for Domestic Abuse Services for his outststanding commitment to the victims of dometic violence.
Position Organization Location Duration
PartnerNeedle | Cuda: Divorce & Family LawWestport, CTPresent
School Degree Major Graduation
Tulane University School of LawJ.D. Law School2003  
Tulane University School of LawLL.M.2004
Tulane University School of LawJ.D.2003
Cornell UniversityBachelorsComparative Literature and Latin2000
State / Court Date
Connecticut2004
  • Connecticut Bar Association
    · Secretary, Family Law Section, 2017 – 2018
    · Treasurer, Family Law Section, 2016 – 2017
    · Executive Committee, Family Law Section, 2010 – present
    · Amicus Committee Chair, Family Law Section, 2014 – present
    · Presentation of case law updates to the Family Law Section, 2012 – 2017
    · Service on various committees addressing issues including family law arbitration, alimony reform, and premarital and postnuptial agreements
    Fairfield County Bar Association
    · FCBA Board of Directors, 2015 – present
    · Family Law Committee, Co-Chair, 2017 – present
    · Bench/Bar Committee, Co-Chair, 2014 – 2017
    · MCLE Committee, 2016
    · Professionalism Symposium Committee, 2016
    Greater Bridgeport Bar Association
    · Family Law Section
    American Bar Association
    · Family Law Section
  • Family Law and Practice Magazine’s Top 10 Family Law Attorney Connecticut | 2021
    SuperLawyers Honoree | 2019 - 2020
    Purple Ribbon Award for Outstanding Commitment to the Victims of Domestic Violence (2020) Greenwich, YWCA Center for Domestic Abuse Services
    American Institute of Family Law Attorneys – Top 10 Best in Client Satisfaction | 2019 - 2020
    “Rising Star” | SuperLawyers | 2012-2018
    National Academy of Family Law Attorneys | 2017 | “Top 10 Family Law Attorneys in Southern Connecticut”
    “New Leader in the Law” | Connecticut Law Tribune | 2014
    “Rising Star,” Connecticut Bar Association Family Law Section | 2010-2011
    Connecticut Bar Association Pro Bono Award | Recipient | 2009
    10 Star “Superb” Featured Attorney Rating by Avvo
  • “Court Time is Valuable – Don’t Waste It,” (with Jacob Pyetranker), Connecticut Law Tribune, 5/12/17
    “Confidentiality Agreements Can Keep Cases Moving,” Connecticut Law Tribune, 11/24/15
    “Connecticut Supreme Court Restricts Alimony, Limits Discretion” (with Arnold H. Rutkin), Connecticut Law Tribune, 1/20/15
    Author of chapter on alimony in A Practical Guide to Divorce in Connecticut, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc., 1st Edition 2013, Publication Date: 1/6/14 (Updated publication of treatise chapter pending)
    “The Myth of Alimony Reform” (with Arnold H. Rutkin), Connecticut Law Tribune, 8/20/12
    “Crews-ing Away from Equity and Back Again: Enforcement of Premarital Agreements in Connecticut,” Connecticut Family Lawyer, Summer 2012
    “Conservators Can Pursue Divorces on Behalf of Wards” (with David W. Griffin), Connecticut Law Tribune, 8/15/11
    “Representing Children in Connecticut Family Court: Examining the Roles and Anticipating the Problems” (by Arnold H. Rutkin with Alexander J. Cuda), Connecticut Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Seminar “How to Do Everything Better From Managing Your Clients, Cases and Employing Experts,” 5/26/10
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