Press Release06.17.2019

Campbell D. Barrett Named as President of the Connecticut Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers


BRIDGEPORT, CT: Campbell D. Barrett, chair of the Family Law Practice at Pullman & Comley, LLC, has been named president of the Connecticut Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML), the law firm announced today.

Campbell is a fellow of the AAML, recognized by the bench and bar as a leading practitioner in the area of matrimonial law. He maintains a general family law practice, specializing primarily in matrimonial and appellate matters.  Campbell has participated in hundreds of contested proceedings across the state in complex, high income/high net worth cases.  In addition, he has been lead counsel on more than 50 appeals to the Connecticut Supreme and Appellate Courts.

He currently serves as the co-chair of the Hartford Bar Associations’ Family Law Section, a role he has held since 2005.  Campbell frequently serves as a Special Master, a role that is appointed by a court to oversee one or more aspects of litigation, in Hartford, New Britain and Middletown. He has lectured and written frequently on appellate practice and family law, and is co-author of the book Same Sex Marriage: The Legal and Psychological Evolution in America

Campbell has been named a Top 50 Connecticut Super Lawyer and a Top 100 New England Super Lawyer multiple times.  He has also been recognized multiple times by Best Lawyers in America in the area of family law.  Campbell received his B.A. from Trinity College in 1992 and his J.D. from American University, in Washington D.C. in 1995.  He is admitted to practice in Connecticut and New York and has served as an adjunct instructor at the University of Connecticut School of Law. 

About Pullman & Comley:

Pullman & Comley celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2019 and is one of Connecticut’s largest firms, providing a wide range of legal services to clients in the New England region, as well as throughout the United States and internationally.  Pullman & Comley’s major practice areas include business organizations and finance; environmental and land use; government finance; health care; labor, employment law and employee benefits; litigation and alternative dispute resolution; family law; property tax and  valuation; real estate; regulatory, energy and telecommunications; and trusts and estates.  The firm has offices in Bridgeport, Hartford, Stamford, Waterbury and Westport Connecticut; Springfield, Massachusetts; and White Plains, New York.  The firm is an active member of the Law Firm Alliance, an international affiliation of law firms.  For more information, please visit

About the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers:

The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers was founded in 1962, by highly regarded domestic relations attorneys “To provide leadership that promotes the highest degree of professionalism and excellence in the practice of family law.” There are currently more than 1650 Fellows in 50 states.

The Academy Fellows are highly skilled negotiators and litigators who represent individuals in all facets of family law. These areas include divorce, annulment, prenuptial agreements, postnuptial agreements, marital settlement agreements, child custody and visitation, business valuations, property valuations and division, alimony, child support and other family law issues.

To be represented by a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers is to be represented by a leading practitioner in the field of family law. The 1650 AAML Fellows across the United States are generally recognized by judges and attorneys as preeminent family law practitioners with a high level of knowledge, skill and integrity. Academy Fellows enjoy a reputation for professionalism, competence and integrity. For more information, please visit


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