The law firm of Cohen and Wolf, P.C. is pleased to announce that Annmarie P. Briones has become a principal of the firm.
Ms. Briones joined Cohen and Wolf, P.C. in 2015. She will continue her practice as a principal in the firm’s Family Law and Litigation Groups. Resident in the firm’s Bridgeport and Westport offices, Ms. Briones practices primarily in the area of family law representing parties in divorce, legal separation, custody and post-judgment dissolution matters.
Ms. Briones currently serves on the Faculty of the National Institute of Trial Advocacy. She has frequently served as a court appointed Guardian ad Litem and Attorney for Minor Children, and has represented parents and their children in special education matters. Her legal experience includes trying bench and jury cases in family and civil litigation matters, as well as arguing before the Connecticut Appellate Court. Ms. Briones is currently on the Board of Directors of Saint Joseph Parenting Center, Inc., a non-profit, non-sectarian organization whose focus is to eliminate child abuse through parent education. From 2005-2008, Ms. Briones served on the Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital Family Advisory Council. She is a noted lecturer on issues pertaining to children with special needs and learning disabilities, and how these issues impact families.
Ms. Briones is recognized for her work in the area of Family Law by The Best Lawyers in America© (2017-2018). She is admitted to practice in Connecticut and New York, and is a member of the American, Connecticut, Regional and Greater Bridgeport Bar Associations.
Ms. Briones received her B.A. in 1987 from Fairfield University, and her J.D. in 1995 from Pace University Law School.