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Cordell & Cordell Names Six New Partners to Lead Firm Into 2021

Cordell & Cordell recently announced six new partners are joining the firm’s leadership team:

The newest partners represent the largest group added at one time in the firm’s 30-year history and come from a wide range of Cordell & Cordell offices, stretching from the Northeast to the Midwest. The newly named leaders also hold a diverse set of litigation and management experience.

“We’re proud to be able to recognize and reward several of our attorneys in this way during a time that continues to be unique and challenging, but is a clear indication of their leadership, legal acumen, and value to the firm,” Cordell & Cordell CEO, Managing Partner Scott Trout said.

Despite the challenges the COVID-19 pandemic has posed for law firms, Cordell & Cordell has stayed true to its ethos of adapting to adversity and celebrating its team members who have helped grow Cordell & Cordell into what it has become today.

“One of the key practices that has continuously driven the firm’s success during the last 30 years has been our ability to identify like-minded attorneys who are dedicated to client service above all else,” Mr. Trout said. “We strive to establish and maintain an environment that attracts legal professionals to make a lifelong career with our team.”

Three Attorneys Recognized by South Jersey Magazine

South Jersey MagazineThree Cordell & Cordell New Jersey divorce attorneys recently made it to South Jersey Magazine’s list of Awesome Attorneys for 2020.


Chelsea Williamson Named Super Lawyers Rising Star

Super LawyersCordell & Cordell Milwaukee divorce attorney Chelsea Williamson was recently named a Rising Star in family law by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters rating service of outstanding attorneys.


Kelly L. Burris Talks Divorce, Support Modification During COVID-19 on FOX 26 Houston

Cordell & Cordell Partner Kelly L. Burris was interviewed by FOX 26 in Houston, Tex., discussing how divorce has been navigated during the COVID-19 pandemic. She highlights what a paying parent of spousal or child support can do, in order to find the financial relief that they are seeking, in the face of the financial ramifications of the pandemic.

Ms. Burris emphasizes the importance of patience during this tumultuous time, as well as why it is vital to file right away. With the courts being virtual, she offers tips on how to handle a virtual family court hearing.

Ms. Burris also broke down how child custody exchanges have evolved during the course of the pandemic and how the current order is the one that should be maintained, as emphasized by the United States Supreme Court.

Watch the interview below.

Nicole Mather, Dena Rando Named Rising Stars

Super LawyersCordell & Cordell Connecticut divorce attorney Nicole Mather and Massachusetts divorce attorney Dena Rando were recently named Rising Stars in family law by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters rating service of outstanding attorneys.