Wilton resident Gaetano Ferro, a divorce and family attorney who practices in Darien at Ferro & Battey recently taught for eight days in Boulder, Colo. at the 29th Annual Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute sponsored by the ABA Family Law Section and the National Institute for Trial Lawyers. He has been on the faculty since 2009.
Ferro was named Fellow of the Year by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) in 2012. Fellows of the academy represent clients in all areas of matrimonial law, according to a press release. That includes divorce, marital settlement, agreements, child custody and visitation, business valuations, property valuations and division, alimony, child support and other issues.
The press release says “the 1,600 AAML Fellows from each of the United States are generally recognized by judges and attorneys as preeminent family law practitioners with a high level of knowledge, skill and integrity.”
Ferro is a past president of the AAML.
He is also a fellow of the American College of Family Trial Lawyers, an association of 100 of the top family law trial lawyers in the United States.