Wm. Bruce Louden


Wm. Bruce Louden


Bruce has enjoyed a national reputation for 40 years as both an effective advocate and a pioneer in a constructive approach to divorce. Since 1977 he has had the highest rating a lawyer can have in the standard lawyers’ directory, Martindale- Hubbell, and has been listed in national publications among the top divorce lawyers in the country.

  • Listed in each edition of Best Lawyers in America* (Family Law) (1983-present).

  • Listed in Town & Country Magazine among top 88 divorce lawyers nationally (1985).

  • President, Connecticut chapter, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers 

  • Cases decided by Connecticut Supreme Court--Hunter, 177 Conn. 327 (1979); Blake, 207 Conn. 217 (1988); Seymour, 262 Conn. 107 (2002).

  • Adjunct faculty, University of Connecticut Law School (Family Law Seminar and Legal Profession) (1978-1982).

  • Speaker at numerous family law seminars in Connecticut and nationally.

  • Standing Committee on Professional Discipline, American Bar Association (1973-1979).

  • Bruce’s paralegal/assistant, Kathy Semeraro, has worked with him since 1998.

  • Bruce resides in West Hartford with his wife, a psychotherapist-Episcopal priest. They are the parents of three children and the grandparents of three lively grandsons.

*For more information about the selection process see BestLawyers.com

Ben Callaghan