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Barbara F. Green 
Bridgeport, Connecticut
Principal
phone (203) 335-5141
fax (203) 367-9964
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Barbara Green, a member of the firm since 1990, concentrates her practice in the areas of family law, probate administration (including trusts, estates, conservatorships, and guardianships), estate planning and elder law. Much of her practice is devoted to assisting persons with disabilities (and their family members) to establish special needs trusts. Ms. Green is admitted to practice law in Connecticut and Ohio. She is a member of professional organizations including the Bridgeport Bar Association, having previously served as chairperson of its estates and probate section, and the Connecticut Bar Association, in which she is a member of the trusts and estates and elder sections.

Like her partners, Ms. Green is involved in many community organizations and activities. She previously served as the Chairperson for the Annual Campaign of the Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven (JFGNH) and has long served as a member of that organization's Board of Directors. In the past, she also served as the President of the Jewish Federation’s Women’s Division, Chairperson of the JFGNH Planning and Allocations Committee and as a Co-chairperson of its 2002 Israeli Emergency Campaign.

Ms. Green has served on the Board of Directors for the International Institute of Connecticut since 2009 and is currently serving as Secretary.

Ms. Green has been an active volunteer with the Kennedy Center, Inc. of Trumbull, Connecticut. She has served as a member and officer of its Board of Directors since 1994 and was Chairman of its Board of Directors from 2002 through 2004. She has in the past served on the Advisory Board for the Southwest Region of the Department of Mental Retardation and has, since 2000, been a member of the Legal Advisory Board for Planned Lifetime Assistance Network, Inc.

Ms. Green was raised in the Bridgeport area, lived in New Haven for many years and recently relocated to Milford. She graduated with honors from Connecticut College in 1976 and earned a Masters Degree from the University of Connecticut School of Social Work in 1978 and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Connecticut School of Law in 1985.

Areas of Practice:
Child Support
Custody & Visitation
Divorce
Elder Law
Estate Planning
Family Law
Probate & Estate Administration
Wills
Bar Admissions:
Ohio, 1986
Connecticut, 1987
Education:
University of Connecticut School of Law, Hartford, Connecticut, 1985
J.D.


University of Connecticut, 1978
MSW


Connecticut College, New London, Connecticut, 1976
B.A.
Honors: With Honors


Professional Associations and Memberships:
Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven
Chairperson


Jewish Federation's Women's Division
President


Jewish Federation's Women's Division
Chairperson, Planning and Allocations Committee


Israeli Emergency Campaign, 2002
Co-Chairperson


Congregation Or Shalom in Orange, Connecticut
Board of Directors


Kennedy Center, Inc., Trumbull, Connecticut, 1994
Member, Board of Directors


Kennedy Center, Inc., Trumbull, Connecticut, 2002 - 2004
Chairman, Board of Directors


Legal Advisory Board for Planned Lifetime Assistance Network, Inc., 2000
Member


Pro Bono Activities:
Volunteer, Kennedy Center, Inc., Trumbull, Connecticut

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