Eva M. DeFranco

Attorney in Danbury, CT

EVA M. DeFRANCO practices in the areas of Family Law, Negligence, and Commercial Litigation. She is an experienced trial lawyer and negotiator; admitted to practice in both State and Federal courts. Attorney DeFranco is a member of the Family Law Section of the Connecticut Bar Association. She is a member of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, the Connecticut Bar Association, and past president of the Danbury Bar Association. She is currently the chairperson of the Danbury Family Bar Association. In recognition for her leadership and service to the legal community, Attorney DeFranco was elected as a James W. Cooper Fellow.

Attorney DeFranco is increasingly committed to helping her clients reduce the turmoil inherent in the divorce process while protecting their rights. In the last several years, she has earned her certification as a divorce mediator and a collaborative divorce attorney in order to offer more options to clients getting divorced. She continues to sharpen her skills in order to ensure her clients the highest quality of service in collaborative divorce law and divorce mediation. Attorney DeFranco is a member of the Collaborative Divorce Team of Connecticut and the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals. She is currently a board member of the Connecticut Council on Divorce Mediation and Collaborative Professionals. As recognition for her qualifications in family matters, she has served as a Special Master for the State's Judicial Department for many years, making recommendations regarding settlement to litigants involved in the divorce process. She has lectured extensively on various topics of divorce and collaborative divorce law.

Additionally, Attorney DeFranco was an adjunct professor at Western Connecticut State University for ten years. She has been active in civic matters since she began her legal career in 1986. She has served on the boards of the Danbury Regional Commission on Child Care, Rights, and Abuse, Inc. (past president); the Women's Center of Greater Danbury; the Western Connecticut Chapter of the American Red Cross; and as treasurer of the Stanley L. Richter Memorial Park Authority. She has also been the Regional Chairperson of Connecticut Legal Services' Campaign for Justice for several years.

Ms. DeFranco is a Ridgefield native and currently resides in Danbury with her husband and daughter.

Published Works:

Lectured, Various Aspects of Family Law

Classes/Seminars Taught:

Adjunct Professor, Western Connecticut State University

Various Seminars on Divorce Law, Collaborative Divorce Law, and Mediation

Professional Associations and Memberships:

Connecticut Bar Association, Family Law Section

Member

Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association

Member

Danbury Bar Association

Past President

Danbury Family Bar

Chairperson

International Academy of Collaborative Professionals

Member

Connecticut Council on Divorce Mediation and Collaborative Professionals

Board Member

Collaborative Divorce Team of Connecticut

Member

Connecticut Bar Foundation -

James W. Cooper Fellow

Judicial District of Danbury

Special Master

203-885-1938
Credit Cards Accepted

Areas of Law

  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Divorce Mediation
  • Collaborative Divorce
  • Negligence
  • Commercial Litigation

 

Overall Client Rating

in Family Law
5.0 out of 5.0

Communication Ability
5.0
Responsiveness
5.0
Quality of Service
5.0
Value for Money
5.0

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Experience & Credentials

Position

Principal

Admission Details

Admitted in 1986, Connecticut
1987, U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
1996, U.S. Supreme Court

Credit Cards Accepted
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Law School Attended

University of Connecticut
Class of 1986
J.D.
Cum Laude

University Attended

Southern Connecticut State University
Class of 1983
B.S.
Cum Laude

Associations & Memberships

Connecticut Bar Association, Family Law Section; Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association; Danbury Family Bar Fellow: International Academy of Collaborative Professionals; Connecticut Council on D... More

Contact Information

Phone

(203) 744-2150 Ext. 3330 Call Now

Fax

203.791.1126

Email

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Office Information
Eva M. DeFranco
Principal
 148 Deer Hill Avenue,
Danbury, CT 06810

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