West Haven & New Haven County, CT Attorney Shari-Lynn Cuomo Shore
Attorney Shari-Lynn Cuomo Shore is a Partner and Owner of Wolf & Shore, LLC and is experienced in family law, estate planning, juvenile law, probate matters and residential closings. She was admitted to practice in the State of Connecticut in 2008.
Prior to opening Wolf & Shore, LLC, Attorney Shore was a partner at a small general practice firm in Orange, Connecticut. Attorney Shore worked in the Schenectady County District Attorney’s Office during law school, where she focused primarily in appellate practice and the Special Victims Unit. During college, Attorney Shore interned at a Connecticut Geographical Area (G.A.) court as well as a solo practitioner’s office in West Haven, Connecticut.
Attorney Shore currently serves as appointed counsel for the Office of the Chief Public Defender in the Hartford Juvenile court for child protection and delinquency matters. Attorney Shore received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Rochester and her Juris Doctor degree from Albany Law School of Union University. Attorney Shore received her New York State Mediation Certification while in attendance at Albany Law, has completed the GAL/AMC training session offered by the Connecticut Commission on Child Protection, and has received accreditation in the area of Veterans Benefits by the Veterans Administration.
Attorney Shore has received a variety of honors and recognitions, most recently, Rising Star in Family Law by Superlawyers Magazine for both the Connecticut and New England regions (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016), as well as various Top 10 awards from the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, Inc. and also is honored to have been named one of the Law Firm 500 Honorees in 2016 for being one of the top fastest-growing small law firms in the country. Attorney Shore is also proud to recently have been honored by the National Academy of Jurisprudence as one of the Premier 100 Trial Attorneys in Connecticut, and named to the Nation’s Top One Percent of attorneys by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel. Attorney Shore has also received the Connecticut Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section’s Vanguard Award for Innovation in 2017.
Attorney Shore is actively involved in the New Haven County Bar Association as an Executive Committee Member, Membership Committee Co-Chair, and a member of the Family Law, Solo and Small Firm and Trusts, Estates and Probate Committees, as well as New Haven Young Lawyers. Attorney Shore is also dedicated to the Connecticut Bar Association, including the Family Law and Estates and Probate Sections, the Professionalism and CLE committee, and the Young Lawyers Executive Committee, on which she serves as Solo and Small Firms co-chair. She also actively participates in the Connecticut Italian-American Bar Association, National Italian-American Bar Association, Milford Bar Association, and is a participating attorney for the Connecticut Women’s Education and Legal Fund. Attorney Shore is also a proud member of the New Haven Inn of Court and the National Academy of Jurisprudence Family Law Trial Attorneys Association.
Additionally, Attorney Shore serves as the President for The Foundation of the New Haven County Bar and is a member of West Haven Chamber of Commerce, and the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce, including the Young Professionals (PULSE) group. Attorney Shore remains active in the community by participating as an Attorney Coach for the West Haven High School Mock Trial Team, serving on an alumni committee for the University of Rochester, the executive board of the Fairfield County Alpha Phi Alumnae Chapter, and the advisory board for the collegiate chapter of Alpha Phi at the University of Connecticut.