James D. Hirschfield

Attorney in Litchfield, CT
Phi Delta Phi. Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award for Property. Faculty Member, Family Section, Litchfield County and Waterbury Bar Associations' Symposium on Professionalism. Family Special Master: State of Connecticut, Regional Family Trial Docket; Litchfield Superior Court. Court Appointed Guardian ad Litem and Attorney for Minor Children, Litchfield Superior Court. Court Appointed Committee of Sale in Foreclosure and Partition Actions, Litchfield Superior Court.
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Areas of Law

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Custody and Visitation - Relocation with Minor Children
  • Paternity
  • Support
  • Restraining Orders
  • Civil Unions
  • Dissolution of Civil Unions
  • Family Law Arbitration
  • Family Law Mediation
  • Appeals
  • Probate Law - Guardianships and Conservators
  • Juvenile Court Law
  • Criminal Defense
  • DUI Defense
  • Civil Litigation
  • Foreclosures
  • Collections
  • Landlord Tenant Law
  • Trials, Contested Hearings, Negotiation, Mediation
  • Collaborative Law Divorce Processes Available


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4.4 out of 5.0
  • Meets very high criteria of general ethical standards
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Experience & Credentials



Admission Details

Admitted in 1985, Connecticut and U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
1986, New Hampshire
1996, U.S. Supreme Court

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Law School Attended

University of Bridgeport
Class of 1985

University Attended

Central Connecticut State College
Class of 1980

Birth Information

Born in 1957
Westbury, New York, July 13, 1957

Associations & Memberships

Litchfield County Collaborative Divorce Law Group; Waterbury, Litchfield County and Connecticut Bar Associations.

Representative Cases

The Nor'Easter Group, Inc. v. Colossale Concrete, Inc., 207 Conn. 468 (1988); Mayer v. Evans, 17 Conn. App. 807 (1988); Butts v. Meachum, 17 Conn. App. 826 (1989); Taylor v. Synergy Productions, 21 Conn. App. 661 (1990); Taff v. Bettcher, 243 Conn. 380 (1997); Benedict v. Betencourt, 252 Conn. 362 (2000); Zitnay v. Zitnay, 90 Conn. App. (2005).

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Office Information
James D. Hirschfield
 46 West Street, P.O. Box 278,
Litchfield, CT 06759-0278


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