Overview

Jill D. Bicks practices in the area of domestic relations, including pre- and post-nuptial agreements, divorce, child custody, the representation of minor children as attorney or guardian ad litem (GAL), and post-judgment enforcement or modification. Jill brings to the Family Law practice a solid background in litigation and alternative dispute resolution, including mediation and Collaborative Divorce.  Jill is recognized for providing clients with cost-effective, sophisticated representation that includes a wide variety of services tailored to their individual and family needs.

Following law school, Jill worked at a New York firm where she handled complex litigation in a variety of areas including antitrust, securities fraud, ERISA and RICO.  She also represented victims of domestic violence, and later focused her practice exclusively on domestic relations.

Jill worked as an advocate for children and directed a program in the Stamford Court for volunteer GALs.  She served as Founder and Executive Director of Child Advocates of Connecticut, a nonprofit authorized by the Connecticut Judicial Branch that trains court-appointed volunteers. Jill also served as a consultant to the hit HBO series "Divorce" starring Sarah Jessica Parker.

Jill currently serves as a board member for the Connecticut Council for Non-Adversarial Divorce and is a founding member of the Collaborative Divorce Professionals of Fairfield County.  Jill is also working on a task force for the Children's Law Center to develop non-adversarial programs for families of limited means.

You can watch Jill here on various segments of Single Process, an informative video series about the process of divorce.

Contact Info

  • Westport
    253 Post Road West
    P.O. Box 3179
    Westport, CT 06880-8180
  • Bridgeport
    850 Main Street
    P.O. Box 7006
    Bridgeport, CT 06601-7006
  • Stamford
    281 Tresser Boulevard, Suite 1000
    Two Stamford Plaza, 10th Floor
    Stamford, CT 06901-3262
  • Professional Affiliations

    Connecticut Bar Association - Family Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution sections

    Fairfield County Bar Association - Family Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution sections

    Connecticut Council fo Non-Adversarial Divorce

    Collaborative Divorce Professionals of Fairfield County

    American Institute of Family Law Attorneys

    Community Involvement

    Children's Law Center, Task Force member

    Westport PTA Executive Board, past member

    Westport Young Women's League, past member

    Honors & Recognitions

    Selected by American Institute of Family Law Attorneys as one of Connecticut's "Ten Best" in client satisfaction every year since 2015

    News & Insights

    Case Studies

    • Pullman's Family Law Practice remains at the leading edge of Connecticut matrimonial law, regularly litigating, mediating, arbitrating, and defending and prosecuting appeals involving the most complex financial and child custody related dissolutions of marriage actions in the state.

    • The Connecticut Supreme Court heard only four family law cases in 2016. Of those cases, Pullman & Comley’s Family Law attorneys argued, and were victorious, in two.

    Bar and Court Admissions

    • Connecticut
    • New York
    • Washington, D.C.

    Clerkships

    • Law Clerk,  Hon. Robert J. Kelleher, United States District Court,
      Central District of California

    Education

    New York University School of Law, J.D., 1988

    Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations, B.S., 1985

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