The Howard Krieger Beacon Lifetime Achievement Award
“Be a Beacon”
The CCND Lifetime Achievement Award was established to honor those who have made a lasting and notable commitment to the advancement of Non-Adversarial divorce, the protection and integrity of children and families during divorce and service to the cause. In 2019, CCND proudly renamed the award the Howard Krieger Beacon Lifetime Achievement Award, as our beloved friend and colleague embodied these values in his practice and in his life.
Louise R. Zito, 2021 Recipient of the Howard Krieger Beacon Lifetime Achievement Award
Louise’s passion for promoting peaceful and constructive divorce practices extends beyond her legal practice. As a partner and co-founder of the CT Family Mediation Training Group, she has played a pivotal role in empowering other professionals with the necessary skills to mediate and guide families toward amicable solutions. Her dedication to nurturing the next generation of mediators has enriched the community with a more empathetic and compassionate approach to family dispute resolution.
Louise’s commitment to promoting non-adversarial divorce practices has been further demonstrated through her involvement with the Connecticut Council for Non-adversarial Divorce (CCND). As Past President and long time Board member, she has been a driving force behind the organization’s mission to create a more empathetic and cooperative legal landscape for families.
Beyond her numerous accomplishments, Louise is an APFM-Certified Advanced Practitioner and a proud member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP). Her certifications and affiliations exemplify her unyielding dedication to staying at the forefront of her field, continually expanding her expertise, and maintaining the highest standards of professionalism. Thank you, Louise, for your tireless pursuit of a kinder, more compassionate, and effective approach to family law.
Recipients of the CCND Lifetime Achievement Award