Campbell D. Barrett chairs the Family Law practice which in 2017 was named the Connecticut Law Tribune’s “Family Law Department of the Year.” Campbell focuses primarily on matrimonial and appellate matters.
He has also been recognized multiple times by Best Lawyers in America in the area of family law. In 2017, he was named Best Lawyers’ “Family Law Lawyer of the Year for Hartford County.”
Campbell has participated in hundreds of contested proceedings across the state in complex, high income/high net worth cases. In addition, he has been lead counsel on more than 50 appeals to the Connecticut Supreme and Appellate Courts.
Campbell is a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. He has served as an adjunct instructor at the University of Connecticut School of Law, has lectured and written frequently on appellate practice and family law, and has been a guest family law expert on National Public Radio.
He is the co-author of the book, Same Sex Marriage: the Legal and Psychological Evolution in America, which in 2006 was awarded the American Psychological Association’s “Most Distinguished Book in Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Psychology.”
He has also authored chapters in family law treatises on the definition of property and prenuptial agreements. Campbell was also the 2005 winner of the Hartford County Bar Association’s Judge Maxwell Heiman Memorial Award.