Andrew Schaffer focuses his practice on divorce and family law litigation, including contested dissolution matters, custody and visitation issues, asset and property distribution and post judgment modification and enforcement issues. As a certified Guardian Ad Litem, Andrew often accepts appointments to represent children both as attorney and as GAL. Andrew was selected for five of the last seven years by Super Lawyers® in the areas of Family Law, Social Security Disability and Real Estate.
A native of Greater New Haven, Andrew is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association as well as the New Haven County Bar Association, where he was the chairperson of the Family Law Committee. He serves as a Special Master for matrimonial actions in various local Superior Courts and the Regional Family Trial Docket.
Prior to joining Halloran & Sage Andrew maintained a private practice. In addition to family law he engaged in juvenile law, social security disability law and real estate transactions. He has also previously worked for the New Haven Superior Court as a temporary assistant clerk and the family court case flow coordinator.