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Kathleen A. Hogan

Connecticut law divorce attorney

Kathleen A. Hogan has acted as Of Counsel for Rutkin, Oldham & Griffin, LLC for more than 25 years. Kathleen has devoted her 35-year career to drafting and arguing effective family law appeals to the Appellate and Supreme Courts of Connecticut and providing essential litigation support and research.

Prolific family law author

Kathleen is the author of numerous nationally published books and articles on various family law topics, including “Child Support in High Income Cases” in the Journal of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. She serves on the Board of Editors of Family Advocate, the flagship publication of the Family Law Section of the American Bar Association. Previously, she acted as managing editor of Connecticut Family Lawyer, the newsletter of the family law section of the Connecticut Bar Association. Through her commitment to these and other projects, she ensures that the firm and its clients receive the benefits of representation based on the most up-to-date legal information and theories.

With co-authors Attorney Arnold Rutkin and Sally Oldham, Kathleen writes Connecticut Family Law and Practice, published by West. Her other professional collaborations with the law firm include the celebrated Wendt v. Wendt case. Because of her extensive knowledge about complex custody issues and sophisticated financial matters, Kathleen accepts referrals from other family law practitioners in addition to handling appellate matters for Rutkin, Oldham & Griffin LLC

Kathleen is the proud mother of one teenage daughter.

Bar admissions

  • Tennessee, 1977
  • New York, 1981
  • Connecticut, 1983
  • Colorado, 1989


  • J.D., University of Tennessee at Knoxville, 1977
    • Tennessee Law Review, associate editor
  • B.A., College of Santa Fe, magna cum laude, 1973

Professional associations and memberships

  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • New York Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, fellow

Awards and recognition

Representative cases

  • Weinberg v. Weinberg, 89 Conn. App. 649 (2006)
  • Wendt v. Wendt, 59 Conn. App. 656 (2000), cert. denied 255 Conn. 918 (2000)
  • Issler v. Issler, 250 Conn. 226 (1998)
  • Ireland v. Ireland, 246 Conn. 413 (1998)
  • Burns v. Burns, 41 Conn. App. 716 (1996)
  • Fiddelman v. Redmon, 37 Conn. App. 397 (1995)
  • Fiddelman v. Redmon, 31 Conn. App. 201 (1993)
  • Knock v. Knock, 224 Conn. 776 (1993)
  • Ottaviani v. Pechi, 16 Conn. App. 705 (1988)
  • Gross v. Latimer, 1 Conn. App. 501 (1984)
  • Bartha v. Simmons, 15 Conn. App. 801 (1988)
  • In re Marriage of Nussbeck, 899 P.2d 347 (1995)
  • Grier v. Grier, 24 Conn. App. 801 (1991)
  • In re Marriage of McSoud, 131 P.3d 1208 (ColoApp 2006)

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