Meet Renée C. Bauer Founding Attorney

Renée C. Bauer


Advocate. Writer. Peacemaker. Blended Family Aficionado.

Renée strongly believes that reconfigured families can work. This is a philosophy she applies to her job in the office and her job at home as a mom and stepmom to four children.

Recognizing that people need reliable information about divorce, Renée penned the book Divorce in Connecticut, which can be found in every library throughout the state. Then one day she realized that children needed a resource also to help them understand divorce and with her son’s help, she authored the children’s book, Percy’s Imperfectly Perfect Family.

Renée is active in the legal community both presenting legal education seminars and regularly writing articles on family law. She is called upon by newspapers, radio shows, and even television reporters to comment on current legal topics. She frequently speaks at workshops for teenage girls on empowerment and self-worth.

In 2015, the Connecticut Law Tribune named her Litigator of the Year. Renée tried and won the case of Soderberg v. Soderberg, which garnered national attention and debate about whether a child can successfully sue a parent for non-payment of college tuition.

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Renee BauerWhile litigation is sometimes necessary, Renée believes in mediation and she learned from the best. She participated in intensive mediation training with renowned mediation expert, Woody Mosten in Los Angeles, California. These are skills she brings to every mediation session so families can reach the best possible agreement for their unique situation. Renée is also a certified Guardian Ad Litem (GAL) and Attorney for the Minor Child (AMC).

Renée graduated from Suffolk University Law School in 2003 and she has been practicing family and matrimonial law ever since. But Renée wasn’t always a lawyer. Prior to devoting her career to the legal profession, Renée worked as a media and political consultant, legislative advocate and state liaison for a public interest group, and on a congressional campaign as an assistant finance director.

When Renée isn’t lawyering, she likes to test her strength in the gym, write, and hang out with her big, chaotic, blended family and rescue dogs.

Renee is the host of the podcast, Happy Even After, which is an unfiltered exploration of all things divorce. She created the d∙course to educate and empower individuals so they can not just get through their divorce, but can thrive after it.

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Our Clients Tell Their Stories

  • “Words cannot express how much I appreciate you”


  • “Renee, Leslie & Shannon were wonderful to work with.”


  • “If you want the best, retain Attorney Bauer”

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  • “Couldn't have had a better experience.”


  • “Without all of you I would have failed and self destructed”


  • “I cannot speak highly enough of Renee and her team”


  • “Great lawyer. Great service.”

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  • “Hire Renee Bauer. .... That would be your first best move.”


  • “Renée was very thorough and smart when it comes to divorce and child custody especially for fathers’ rights.”


  • “Renee and her team exceeded my expectations”


  • “She's a master of her craft and has a tough inner strength!”


  • “The entire staff was amazing”


  • “There’s a good reason several trusted colleagues recommended her, and I wouldn’t hesitate to do so myself, nor would my now ex- husband.”


  • “Renee is an excellent lawyer who really knows her stuff.”

    Former Client

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