Distinctions, Honors, Awards
- Super Lawyers Rising Star 2018 - present
- Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch 2021, 2022
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Connecticut Bar Association Family Law, Women in the Law
- Fairfield County Bar Association
- Greater Bridgeport Bar Association
- American Bar Association
- AFCC - Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
- Quinnipiac University School of Law: JD, Judge Edward Bassick III Endowed Scholarship; Excellence in Oral Advocacy Award
- University of Connecticut: BA
Attorney Karissa Parker represents clients in the negotiation and litigation of all facets of family law including divorce, custody including alimony, child support, property division, post-judgment matters and pre-nuptial agreements. She is a dedicated to providing her clients with individualized representation and creative solutions to achieve the client's goals and attain a favorable result, in or out of the courtroom.
Attorney Parker has considerable experience with highly contested or challenging child custody matters, including international and foreign custody matters. She also has experience with cases involving sophisticated and complex financial matters, including private equity or hedge fund interests and closely held businesses. Attorney Parker collaborates with both financial and mental health experts to analyze the case and determine a favorable resolution.
Attorney Parker has dedicated her career to the practice of family law. Prior to joining Siegel, Colin & Kaufman, P.C. in 2021, she worked at well-respected family law firms in Westport, CT and New Haven, CT. While in law school, Attorney Parker also interned for Superior Court Judges and for the Children's Law Center, a non-profit providing legal representation for children and divorce mediation. These experiences provide her with a unique and well-rounded insight into the practice of family law from a variety of perspectives.
Attorney Parker is proud to have been nominated and selected as Best Lawyer's: Ones to Watch since its inaugural year. She has also been recognized as a Super Lawyers Rising Star since 2018.
Attorney Parker lives with her husband and son in Trumbull, CT.