Haakonsen, Kate W.

2252 Main StreetGlastonbury, CT 06033- 2209

Updated: 03/01/2016


KATE W. HAAKONSEN is a senior partner at Brown, Paindiris & Scott in Glastonbury, CT. Her principal areas of practice are Divorce Law and Family Law. She also concentrates in collaborative law and mediation, having over 200 hours of mediation training and over 70 hours of Collaborative Training, and is also experienced in other civil litigation and real estate. She has spoken at family law and mediation conferences around New England. Ms. Haakonsen is admitted to practice in Connecticut...


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Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 1978
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Other Affiliations

  • Connecticut Bar Association (Member)
  • Connecticut Bar Association (Chair, Family Section)
  • Connecticut Bar Association (Member, Section's Executive and Legislative Committees)
  • Hartford County Bar Association (Member)
  • Hartford County Bar Association (Co-Chair, Family Law Committee)
  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association (Member)
  • Connecticut Counsel for Divorce Mediation and Family Dispute Resolution (Charter Member, Past President)
  • Connecticut Collaborative Divorce Lawyers (Member)
  • Association for Conflict Resolution (Member)
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (Member)
  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (Member)
  • Hartford Association of Women Attorneys (Past President)
  • Connecticut Statewide Grievance Committee, 1994 - 1996 (Member)
  • Connecticut Council for Divorce Mediation (Charter Member)
  • Connecticut Council for Divorce Mediation (Past President)
  • Association for Conflict Resolution (Advanced Practitioner, Member)


  • University of Connecticut School of Law, Hartford, Connecticut, 1978
  • Ursinus College, Collegeville, Pennsylvania, 1975
    Honors: cum laude
    Honors: Chapter Scholar
    Major: French


Offers Free Initial Consultation

Accepts Credit Cards


Published Works

  • Five Common Fears About Getting Divorced
  • New Connecticut Law on Parental Relocation
  • New changes to custody statute effective October 1, 2005
  • Post-Majority and College Education Support in Connecticut ? Timing Matters

Office Information


2252 Main StreetGlastonbury, CT 06033- 2209


  • 860-652-4382


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