Rutkin, Oldham & Griffin participated in the Center for Children’s Advocacy’s 3rd Annual Play for Kids event at Chelsea Piers. The firm’s team for the charitable event, organized by Dyan Kozaczka, chose the team name “Arnie’s Army” to honor firm founder, CCA Board of Directors member, and champion of children’s rights, Arnold Rutkin. Arnie’s Army competed in athletic and strategy events such as trampoline dodgeball and obstacle courses. The Center for Children’s Advocacy provides legal services and advocacy for children, working to improve the quality of legal representation for vulnerable children in communities throughout Connecticut.
Dyan M. Kozaczka
Arnold H. Rutkin, Sarah S. Oldham and David W. Griffin were named to the 2017 “Connecticut Super Lawyers” list in the area of family law. Mr. Rutkin and Ms. Oldham have held this esteemed distinction since 2006, and Mr. Griffin since 2011. In addition, Dyan M. Kozaczka was named a “Connecticut Rising Star” in the area of family law. Based on a rigorous, multiphase peer-review process, Super Lawyers is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of attorneys in more than 70 practice areas. Super Lawyers listings are used as a resource guide to assist businesses and individuals in hiring legal counsel. Super Lawyers is published by Law & Politics as a special supplement in top newspapers and city and regional magazines across the country. The published list represents no more than 5% of the lawyers in the state. For more information on the Super Lawyers selection process, visit http://www.superlawyers.com/connecticut/selection_details.html
Rutkin, Oldham & Griffin organized a team for a friendly competition in the Play for Kids fundraiser to help support the Center for Children’s Advocacy (CCA). Attorneys Arnold Rutkin, Sally Oldham, David Griffin, Dyan Kozaczka and Karissa Parker participated. The event is held annually at Chelsea Piers in Stamford, CT, and includes events such as trampoline dodgeball and pedestal jousting. CCA provides legal representation and advocacy for the most vulnerable and at-risk children in Connecticut.
Dyan M. Kozaczka received a prestigious 2016 “40 Under 40” award by Fairfield County Business Journal for her outstanding leadership and accomplishments in the field of law and in the community. The annual award recognizes 40 business professionals under the age of 40 who have achieved success and are poised to become tomorrow’s business leaders. “We are proud of Dyan and pleased that she has received this important recognition,” said David W. Griffin, a partner of the firm. “Dyan is a dynamic, multi-talented individual who excels in the workplace and gives so much to the community.”