Meet the attorneys

Attorney John P. FebbrorielloAttorney John P. Febbroriello is a graduate of the University of Connecticut, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1964 and a Juris Doctorate degree in 1967. Attorney Febbroriello was also admitted to the Connecticut Bar in 1967. In 1970, he was admitted to the U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut, and later, the U.S. Supreme Court in 1978. From 1972-1990, he served as Judge of Probate in Harwinton, Connecticut.

Attorney Febbroriello is an active member of the following law associations:

  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • American Judicature Society
  • Litchfield County Bar Association (Family Law Section)
  • American Bar Association (Family Law Section)

Attorney Febbroriello has more than 42 years of legal experience. He practices in the areas of family law, divorce, custody litigation, parental rights, mediation, relocation, children’s visitation, contested custody, alimony, child support and marital property rights.
He can be reached at Attorney Febbroriello.

juvenile law matters Attorney Sarah A. Ouellette litigated family matters around the State of Connecticut for several years. In 2013, she fully committed to accepting Collaborative and Mediation family law cases focusing on productive and empowering “out-of-court” solutions to divorce or separation.

Sarah’s clients benefit from her ability to inspire them to empower themselves and realize creative options for happiness and abundance in all areas of their lives. Through the Collaborative and Mediation process clients are able to draft an agreement that satisfies the entire family’s interests and needs. Parties are encouraged and assisted to identify their needs beyond the present moment and respect their family by avoiding self-centered acts that may cause embarrassment or suffering in the future.

Sarah is a trained mediator. She completed a 40-hour certificate mediation course at Quinnipiac University School of Law in 2010. She has experience mediating various family law matters including divorce, custody and visitation agreements.

Sarah founded Response Ability Coaching, offering divorce transition and legal professional coaching services to assist clients in transition move forward in purposeful ways. Sarah’s positive energy is contagious and uplifting, a born leader she continues to find new ways to contribute to the betterment of her community and the world.

Through Response Ability Coaching she offers workshops for divorcing parties: “Uncoupling Now What?!” and “Divorcing with Ease and Grace.” For more information visit:

Sarah earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Central Connecticut State University in 2004. She attended Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan and earned a law degree in 2007.

In her free time, Sarah enjoys spending time with her family, traveling and experiencing new restaurants and cities.

Sarah’s Memberships Include:
- Litchfield Collaborative Group
- International Association of Collaborative Professionals (IACP)
- CT Council for Non-Adversarial Divorce
- CT Bar Association
- Litchfield Bar Association

- Mediation Certification Training
- Colloborative Professional training
- Connecticut Judicial GAL Training