Westport resident and attorney Richard Kent was honored recently with its Alumni Achievement Award by Hamden Hall Country Day School.

Kent is a partner with Meyers, Breiner & Kent LLP in Fairfield and is a matrimonial lawyer. He has performed pioneering work on fathers' rights and is the author of nine books, some of which have dealt with custody issues, including "Fighting for Your Children" and "Solomon's Choice." Other books he has written include sports-related books.

Kent has been involved in the Jewish Center for Community Services in Bridgeport, spearheaded the annual Schoolboy Classic, is a member of Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers, and volunteers as a special master in the court system.