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Aleksandr Y. Troyb

Aleksandr Y. Troyb

Partner
Location:
Stamford, Connecticut
Phone:
203-425-8500
Fax:
203-425-8600
Email:

Aleksandr ("Alex") Y. Troyb relies on his diverse background to advise clients on various aspects of immigration, family law, residential and commercial real estate as well as residential and commercial financing.  In addition, Alex assists clients with civil litigation, business entity formation, construction and development law, estate planning and probate administration.

Alex is licensed to practice in Connecticut and New York courts, as well as the Federal District Court for the District of Connecticut.  Alex serves as a director on the Board of Directors of the Fairfield County Bar Association, where he also serves as a committee co-chair, and as Chair of the Connecticut Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.  In addition, Alex serves on the Board of Governors of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

Alex received his B.S. in Business Administration (Information Technology) from the University of Connecticut School of Business in 2004 (Magna Cum Laude). In addition to Information Technology, Alex obtained significant concentrations in Marketing and Finance.  While at the University of Connecticut, Alex was a New England Scholar, recipient of several scholarships and academic awards, and became a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma International Honors Society and the Golden Key International Honour Society. 

In 2008, Alex received his degree of Juris Doctor from the Pace University School of Law (Magna Cum Laude).  During his time in law school, Alex received several academic scholarships, served as Articles Editor for the Pace Law Review, and provided significant contribution in the writing of "Judges as Mediators: Retaining Neutrality and Avoiding the Trap of Social Engineering," which was published by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

Alex regularly handles international matters with complex jurisdictional issues. One such example is a case of first impression involving international law and jurisdiction in family matters which resulted in a favorable jurisdictional disposition. See Zitkene v. Zitkus, 2011 WL 4447229 (Sup. Ct. 2011); affirmed by the Connecticut Appellate Court,  Zitkene v. Zitkus, 140 Conn. App. 856 (2013).

Alex’s fluency in both English and Russian helps facilitate communication and transactions with clients from the former Soviet Republics.

Additionally, Alex coaches the Mock Trial Team at Westhill High School in Stamford, Connecticut.

Areas of Practice

  • 30% Real Estate
  • 30% Immigration
  • 30% Family & Divorce
  • 10% Civil Litigation

Litigation Percentage

  • 40% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 2008
  • New York, 2009
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 2010

Education

  • Pace University School of Law, White Plains, New York
    • J.D. magna cum laude - 2008
    • Law Review: Pace Law Review, Editor, 2005 - 2008
  • University of Connecticut, Stamford, Connecticut
    • B.S. magna cum laude - 2004
    • Major: Business Administration With Focus on Information Technology

Classes/Seminars

  • Unveiling the New FCBA Residential Real Estate Contract, Fairfield County Bar Association , 2015
  • How to Negotiate a Real Estate Contract, Fairfield County Bar Association, 2013
  • Immigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions, Fairfield County Bar Association , 2012
  • Contemporary Issues With The Current Residential Real Estate Sales Agreement, Fairfield County Bar Association , 2010
  • Family Law and Immigration, Fairfield County Bar Association , 2016
  • Staff Professional Development (Immigration Today), Stamford Public Schools, 2016

Honors and Awards

  • Rising Star (Super Lawyers Magazine), 2013 - 2015
  • Extraordinary Connecticut Pro Bono Network Volunteer, 2009

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Fairfield County Bar Association, Director & Committee Co-Chair, 2008 - Present
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association, Chair (CT) & Member of Board of Governors, 2009 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Benjamin & Gold, P.C., Law Student Intern, 2000 - 2006
  • Bainton McCarthy, LLC, Associate, 2006 - 2009
  • Legal Consulting Group, LLC, Member, 2009 - 2014
  • The Troyb Law Firm, LLC, Member, 2014 - 2016

Pro Bono Activities

  • Coach - Mock Trial Team, Westhill High School, Stamford, Connecticut, 2012 - 2016

Languages

  • English
  • Russian

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