Gina A. Pasquini
Tel: (203) 226-7812, ext. 220
Fax: (203) 221-0300
Family law matters tend to be extremely sensitive and challenging for clients. For over two decades, Attorney Pasquini has devoted herself to practicing compassionate, skilled family law and to steering her clients through these difficult situations with patience and sensitivity. Her interpersonal skills and insight help her clients determine what is in their best interests and how to address their needs creatively, thoroughly, and as expeditiously as possible.
Attorney Pasquini is admitted to practice in Connecticut and in the Connecticut Federal District Court. She received her B.S. from Bates College and her J.D. from Quinnipiac School of Law. Her office is located at 19 Ludlow Road, Suite 201 in Westport Connecticut.
Federal District Court, Connecticut
Fairfield County Bar Association/Stamford/Norwalk Regional Bar Association
Vice-Chair, Family Law Committee, 1993-1994
Co-Chair, Family Law Committee, 1994-1996
Connecticut Bar Association (Member, 1987-Present)
Family Law Section (Treasurer, 1995-1996; Secretary, 1996-1997; CLE Director, 1997-1998; Vice-Chair, 1998-1999; Chair, 1999-2000)
Family Law Section Executive Committee, 1991-2012
Committee on the Role of the Attorney for the Minor Child, 1989-1996
Custody Think Tank, 1993-1994
Child Support Guidelines Think Tank and Committee, 1994-1996
Family Law Video/CD Committee, 2004-2005
American Bar Association (Member, Sections on Family Law and Taxation)
Special Master at Stamford Superior Court
Special Master at Bridgeport Superior Court
Pro Bono/Community Service
Stamford Superior Court, Family Volunteer Attorney Program, 2012-Present
Guardian Ad Litem/Attorney for the Minor Child Comprehensive Basic Training, 4/15/11
Mediation Skills Training Certificate (40 Hours), Quinnipiac University School of Law, 3/14/15
Basic Divorce Mediation Training Certificate, Connecticut Family Mediation Training Group, 4/25/15
Co-Author: "Toxic Hazards in the Office Environment from a Legal Perspective,"
and Guest Editor, 5 Toxic Substances Journal, Winter, 1983-1984.
"The Role of the Attorney for the Minor Child Revisited," Connecticut Family Lawyer, Fall, 1991.
Lecturer on numerous family law topics, including: CBA/CLE Seminar on the Strategy and Management of the Key Stages of a Matrimonial Case: The Core Skills, November, 1990; CBA/CLE Symposium on Significant Issues Facing the Practice of Matrimonial Law, 1993; annually at the September CBA Family Law Section Meeting on Recent Developments in Family Case Law, 1991-1995; Annual CBA Meeting on Matrimonial Pendente Lite Motion Practice, 1994; Mid-Year CBA Meeting on Recent Developments in Family Law Cases, 1994; every other month at the CBA/Family Law Section monthly meetings on Recent Developments in Family Law Cases, 1991-1995; and CBA Seminar The Bulletproof Financial Affidavit, June 2003.
Distinctions, Honors and Awards
NAFLA Top 10 Family Law Attorneys in Connecticut, 2017
Connecticut Super Lawyers ® as listed in Connecticut Magazine and New England Super Lawyers ®, 2016, 2017
American Institute of Family Law Attorneys 10 Best Attorneys in Connecticut, 2016-2017
Top Lawyers in Fairfield County: Divorce Law, in Westport, Greenwich, Stamford, New Canaan/Darien and Fairfield Magazines, 2015
Received high rating of 9.9 (“Superb”) from AVVO
Attorney Pasquini is one of Connecticut's leading attorneys in family and matrimonial law. Her Westport Connecticut practice focuses exclusively on matrimonial law, family law, prenuptial agreements, and divorce. She handles complex financial cases and has represented high profile clients dealing with a wide variety of complicated valuation and taxation issues.
She has held numerous leadership positions in local and state bar associations and has been appointed as a Special Master in two Courts. Renowned for her experience in settlement negotiation and complex economic issues in divorce and family court proceedings, Attorney Pasquini has lectured and written extensively on such topics as family case law review and valuation of assets in dissolution of marriage cases.
Bates College, B.S. Biology
University College of Swansea, Wales
Quinnipiac School of Law, J.D.
Complex Asset Valuation
Paralegal to Attorney Pasquini
Tel: (203) 226-7812, ext. 225
Lynn M. Allen
Lynn has been a family law paralegal for twenty years and has been with Attorney Pasquini for over ten years. Her duties include interacting with clients on almost a daily basis to help guide them through the divorce process, to assist them in the preparation of their Financial Affidavits, to compile the client’s and opposing party’s financial information/documentation and to work directly with Attorney Pasquini throughout a client’s divorce. Lynn received an A.S. in Paralegal Science from Naugatuck Valley Community College.