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Anthony A. Piazza

Experienced Stamford Connecticut Family Lawyer

When it comes to hiring a divorce attorney, you want a lawyer with experience and expertise to ensure that your interests are protected. Anthony Piazza is eminently qualified to represent you in even the most complicated divorce proceedings. If you are a high net-worth individual, we encourage you to work with Mr. Piazza, who has extensive experience in these types of divorces.

Anthony Piazza has more than forty-five years of experience and has represented over 2,000 divorce clients. A graduate of Fordham Law School, he is a Harvard-trained mediator and negotiator.

Mr. Piazza, a past President of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association and Connecticut Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers President. He has been selected as a “Super Lawyer” since 2006 and was recently selected in the area of Divorce in 2012.  He was also listed in the Top Fifty Lawyers in Connecticut ( of 17,000 lawyers that are practicing in the state) in 2006 for Divorce.

Mr. Piazza is experienced in negotiating and litigating complex divorce cases involving high net- worth individuals who work and reside in one of the highest per-capita income regions of this country.

Mr. Piazza’s well-deserved reputation as a highly skilled trial attorney precedes him into any courtroom setting and that skill-set alone results in the generation of a higher percentage of voluntary settlements prior to trial.

With Connecticut being an equitable division of assets state, an accurate valuation of assets is critical to the successful resolution of marital disputes. Real estate, intellectual property, patents, compensation packages, severance packages, trusts and estates, hedge fund investments and operations, private equity and family-run businesses and trusts have all been arenas that have seen Anthony Piazza prove successful in time after time. The fact that Piazza, Simmons &Grant, LLC has access to two on-site Certified Public Accountants again helps them to produce the finest results for their clients

Mr. Piazza has the highest possible ratings for any attorney by all entities that have rated him, including Martindale-Hubbell’s AV Rating. The attorneys and paralegals on his staff provide skilled, qualified assistance in a considerate, competent and confidential manner in their attempts to clarify and resolve any client issues which may affect the bringing about of a timely dissolution.

Law Offices of Piazza, Simmons & Grant – Family Law never forgets that human elements involved in any family-law dispute require a humanistic approach ; while we do not encourage wars, we never back away from the good fights in our on-going efforts to solve problems and create resolution.

Honors and Awards

  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Lecturer – Bi- Annual Seminar
  • Connecticut Magazine Survey included in the Top 50 Lawyers in the State of Connecticut
  • Distinguished Alumni of the Year 2012 Fordham Law School
  • The Best Lawyers in America 1995-Present for Family Law
  • Fellow, Roscoe Pond Foundation
  • Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Published Works

  • Wanted More Judges for Swifter Justice, New York Times
  • Justice Delayed is Not Justice, New York Times
  • The Forum, Connecticut Trial Lawyer’s Magazine
  • Book entitled Sue, Settle or Be Silent

Classes/Seminars

  • Chairman, First Annual College of Evidence, Connecticut Trial Lawyers
  • Lecturer, Discovery/Depositions, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
  • Lecturer, How To Try a Negligent Case, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
  • Lecturer, Discovery and Depositions: The First Step in a Proper Cross Examination, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
  • Lecturer, Attorney Client Privilege Is Not All It Appears, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
  • Lecturer, How to Handle Common Courtroom Problems Including Thirty-Five Semi Common Objections, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
  • Lecturer, Practical Divorce Practice, American Bar Association, MA
  • Lecturer, Bi-Annual Connecticut Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers since 1984

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Superior Court, State of Connecticut, Special Master
  • Superior Court, State of Connecticut, Trial Referee U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut, Special Master, 1990 – Present
  • Stamford-Norwalk-Danbury Legal Services, Member, Board of Directors
  • American Arbitration Association, Member, Panel of Arbitrators
  • Stamford Regional Bar Association, Member, Executive Committee
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Civil Justice and Family Law Sections, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, President
  • Connecticut Trial lawyers Association, member, Executive Committee
  • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America, State Delegate for Connecticut
  • American Board of Trial Lawyers Advocates, Member
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, President, Connecticut Chapter
  • American Trial Lawyers Association, Board Member

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