Barbara Kahn Stark, principal of Divorce Resolution Resources, is a graduate of the University of Maryland (B.A.) and the University of Denver (M.L.A. and J.D.). She has been a divorce attorney and mediator of over 20 years. Current president of the Connecticut Council for Divorce Mediation and a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, she has offices in New Haven, Hartford, and Norwalk. Nationally, she is known as an expert speaker on mediation and the legal and financial issues related to divorce.
A certified divorce mediator (American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers) and a certified divorce planner, (Institute for Divorce Planning), Barbara Kahn Stark has recently had her latest work, The Friendly Divorce Guidebook for Connecticut published by CBA's Lawfirst Publishing, New Britain, Connecticut. The book has received favorable reviews and praise from professional colleagues and legal experts for its humane approach and clear explanations of the process of divorce within a complex legal system.
In 1996, Barbara Kahn Stark was awarded the Chairman's Cup by the Family Law Section of the American Bar Association for meritorious service which included serving as a founding member of the Family Law Advocacy Institute and Chair of the publication's Development Board. She has been an adjunct faculty member and visiting lecturer at Quinnipiac College School of Law and the University of Houston Law School, and a visiting lecturer at Yale University.