About Michael Becker

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Michael Becker is the most experienced divorce mediator in Fairfield County. He has also maintained a full-time divorce mediation practice for longer than anyone else in Connecticut.

Michael brings a unique combination of professional expertise to help you:

  • Attorney — with over 25 years experience who can help you understand the law, what a court might do in situations like yours, and draft your legal agreement and related court documents

  • Accounting Degree — with knowledge and experience in personal finance, financial planning, and tax issues

  • Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy  which equips him with the skills and tools to help you keep things calm, help you to be heard, and help you reach agreements

  • Adjunct Professor — formerly at University of Connecticut Law School, Quinnipiac University Law School and Fairfield University’s Marriage and Family Therapy Master’s Degree Program, who can help you to understand money matters, family issues, and the legal process

Michael is an Association for Conflict Resolution Advanced Practitioner — a status attained by a very small percentage of members. He is a founding Director and two-time Past-President of the Connecticut Council for Divorce Mediation and served on the Council’s committee which wrote its Standards of Practice.

Michael has written for and been featured in numerous legal, financial, and family-related publications, including Connecticut magazine, the American Journal of Family LawFinancial Planning magazine, the Connecticut Post, and The Connecticut Family Lawyer.

Michael holds licenses to practice law in both New York and Connecticut. He is a James W. Cooper Fellow of the Connecticut Bar Foundation and a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.

For more about Michael Becker, download his credentials below.

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“The level of trust I felt with you cannot be underestimated. It was one less thing I had to be concerned about when there was so much else on my mind.”

Former Client

“Thank you for your words of encouragement. You’ve been a comforting part of a very rough part of my life.”

Former Client

“Your combined degrees in [family therapy], accounting and law were so helpful.”

Former Client