Legal Professionals

Divorce & Family Law

Needle | Cuda: Divorce and Family Law – Attorney Melissa Needle

Location: 830 Post Road East, Westport
Contact: (203)557-9500 or email

  • Specializing in all areas of Family Law and Litigation including: Divorce, Custody/Visitation, Child Support, Alimony, Property and Asset Distribution, Restraining Orders, Relocation, Prenuptial Agreements, and Family Law Appeals;
  • Experienced, Savvy, Straightforward Connecticut Lawyers providing candid advice and comprehensive litigation services
  • Personalized solutions to protect you and your loved ones
  • Serving Fairfield County: Westport, Greenwich, New Canaan, Darien, Wilton

Rutkin, Oldham & Griffin, LLC – Attorney Dyan Kozaczka

Location:  5 Imperial Avenue, Westport
Contact: (203) 227-7301 /

  • Dyan represents individuals in all areas of family law including divorce, alimony, child custody, child support, property division, mediation and post-judgment modifications and contempt.
  • Dyan appreciates that every client is different and she prepares a strategy to achieve each individual client’s particular goals, while also considering the emotional impact of divorce.
  • Active in the community, Dyan has volunteered for the Special Olympics of Connecticut for over 15 years. She was also on the Planning Committee and team captain in the Play for Kids fundraiser sponsored by the Center for Children’s Advocacy, an organization dedicated to providing Connecticut children access to their legal rights to education and health services.
  • Dyan Kozaczka has been recognized by Super Lawyers in the area of Family Law for the last six consecutive years. She was also named a “40 Under 40” winner by the Fairfield County Business Journal in 2016.

Employment Law

CBS Law – Attorney Courtney Stein

Location: Weston, CT
Contact: Email

  • Specializing in employment law counseling for employees and management.
  • Focusing on serving the needs of individuals and small to mid-size businesses.  CBS Law provides advice and guidance to navigate through complex employment law issues that both employees and employers face.
  • Providing high quality, personal, affordable, and result – oriented legal services, and serving as a primary resource in all aspects of a clients’ employment issue.  CBS Law provides its clients with a full and realistic analysis of options, rights and remedies, and a plan that fits their individual circumstances.
  • Serving Connecticut and New York

May Murphy – Attorney Joseph Maya

Location: 266 Post Road East, Westport, CT (New York offices too)
Contact: Email or call (203)221-3100

  • Joseph Maya was voted into the 2019-2020 Best Lawyers in America for employment law.
  • He graduated from NYU and Michigan Law School.
  • He has handled thousands of of employment cases throughout his 30 years practicing in NY and CT. He handles severance agreements, non-competes, employment contracts and offer letters. He also handles discrimination claims such as sex harassment, disability discrimination, and age discrimination.
  • He has litigated cases in the New York State and Connecticut federal courts to jury and trial verdict. He has also handled many arbitrations and mediation.

General Practitioners

Maya Murphy – Attorneys Susan Maya & Joseph Maya

Location: 266 Post Road East, Westport, CT (New York offices too)
Contact: (203)221-3100

  • We employ attorneys that practice in all areas of the law. Our main areas of focus are employment law, divorce and family law, criminal law, litigation, estate planning, personal injury, education law, and business law. All of our attorneys are licensed to practice in multiple states, including Connecticut, New York, and New Jersey. All of our attorneys have experience at both the state and federal levels.
  • Our attorneys strive to provide large firm service, experience, and ability, with small firm communication, attention, and accountability.
  • Our attorneys will not accept a matter unless they are certain that we, as a firm, can service it efficiently and effectively. Every client is important at MayaLaw and is treated accordingly.

Wills, Trusts, & Estates

Maya Murphy – Attorney Susan Maya

Location: 266 Post Road East, Westport, CT (New York offices too)
Contact: Email or call (203)221-3100

  • Susan Maya was voted a Super Lawyer for Trusts and Estates.
  • She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Binghamton and Magna Cum Laude from Quinnipiac. While at Qunnipiac Susan was an editor on the Law Review.
  • Susan is licensed in NY and CT.
  • Susan handles high net worth trusts and estates matters.

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