Year: 2015

BRODER & ORLAND LLC congratulates its outstanding lawyers who have been selected to the 2015 Super Lawyers list, October 19, 2015

Carole Topol Orland and Eric J. Broder have both been selected to the 2015 Connecticut Super Lawyers list. Additionally, Sarah E. Murray and Christopher J. DeMattie were chosen for the 2015 Rising Star list.

Super Lawyers selects outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected to receive this honor. To be eligible for inclusion in Rising Stars list, a candidate must be either 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less. No more than 2.5 percent are named to the Rising Stars list. The annual selections are made through a process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area, resulting in a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.

Link below outlines the selection process:

BRODER & ORLAND LLC Announces Sarah Murray, Esq. has been selected a New Leader in the Law by the Connecticut Law Tribune, September 30, 2015

Sarah E. Murray, Esq., an attorney at BRODER & ORLAND LLC in Westport, CT, has been selected by the Connecticut Law Tribune as a New Leader in the Law. In announcing her selection, the Tribune indicated, “Each member of the five-judge panel sifted through dozens of entries and gave scores to each nominee in the categories ranging from ‘contributions to the law’ to bar association efforts, pro bono work and peer recognition.”

The New Leader in the Law dinner and presentation will take place on Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at The Bond Ballroom in Hartford .

Carole Topol Orland and Eric J. Broder again named as NAFLA Top 10 Attorneys in Family Law, March 2015

The National Academy of Family Law Attorneys has once again named both Carole Topol Orland and Eric J. Broder among the Top 10 Attorneys in Family Law in Connecticut. AttorneysBroder & Orland are co-founders of Westport based BRODER & ORLAND LLC, Connecticut’s largest Family Law firm. NAFLA’s Board of Governors awards this distinction annually to the Top 10 Family Attorneys within the state. Criteria include client and peer reviews, length of time practicing family law, trial experience and case outcomes, published articles and legal awards.

Noteworthy cases * Broder and Orland LLC prevails in favor of client in Post Judgment hearing, April 2015

BRODER & ORLAND LLC represented a client in a post-judgment hearing wherein she claimed her ex-Husband was in contempt and owed her $60,804 in past due childcare expenses, child support, and unreimbursed medical expenses. The Court found the ex-Husband to be in willful contempt and ordered him to pay his ex-Wife $60,804 within two weeks and to pay all of her legal fees incurred.