Family-Focused Advocacy & Counsel Responsive & Accessible Representation

Daniel J. Roberts

  • Of Counsel


Fairfield, CT






Attorney Roberts began his legal career as an associate with Lax & Truax, LLC in 2000, where he was elevated to the role of Partner in 2009 and remained in that position until 2017. In 2018, the firm developed into Reich & Truax, PLLC, where attorney Roberts remains practicing with the firm in the Of Counsel role.

Attorney Roberts received his undergraduate degree (magna cum laude) in Sociology from the University of Connecticut in 1996 and his Juris Doctor from Quinnipiac University School of law in 2000. He is certified by the State of Connecticut to serve as both an attorney for minor children and guardian ad litem. He is also a Florida Supreme Court certified Family mediator and holds a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst designation.

Attorney Roberts is a member of the American Bar Association, where he served as a Vice Chair of the Young Lawyers Family Division from 2010-2011; Connecticut Bar Association, serving on the Family Law Executive Committee from 2008-2015, the Professionalism and CLE Committee (2103 - present) and Resolution of Legal Fee Disputes Board (2013 - present); and Fairfield County Bar Association, serving as a co-chair of the Family Law section from 2012-2015.

Areas Of Practice

  • Family Law

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 2000


  • Quinnipiac College School of Law, Hamden, Connecticut
    • J.D. - 2000
  • University of Connecticut
    • B.A. - 1996
    • Honors: magna cum laude


Published Works

  • "Pretrial Pleadings and Discovery" of LexisNexis Practice Guide: Connecticut Family Law, published August, 2013
  • "Developments in Connecticut Family Law:2006", Connecticut Bar Journal 82 CBJ 33g, 2008
  • "Connecticut Supreme and Appellate Court Update", Connecticut Family Lawyer, December 2006
  • "Prenuptial Agreement clauses: Why They Are Included, and what to Exclude", Connecticut Family Lawyer. July 2012
  • Connecticut Family Lawyer, Co-Assistant Editor, 2011-Present
  • Connecticut Family Lawyer, Board of Editor, 2011-Present

Honors and Awards

  • Connecticut Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2008-2014
  • Connecticut Super Lawyer, 2015-2017

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Family Law Section , Executive Committee, Member, 2008 to 2015
  • Fairfield County Bar Association, Family Law section, Co-Chair, 2012 to 2015
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Professionalism and CLE Committee, Member , 2012 to Present
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Professionalism and CLE Committee, Member, 2012 to Present
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Resolution of Legal Fee Disputes, Member, 2013 to Present
  • American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division Family Law Section, Vice Chair, 2010 to 2011
  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Lax & Truax, LLC, Partner, 2000 to 2017


  • English