PORTLAND, Maine — A Portland lawyer has been named to a top position of a national association of family law attorneys.

The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers says Ken Altshuler has been named president-elect. Altshuler works at the Childs, Rundlett, Fifield & Altshuler law firm. He also is well-known as the co-host of a morning radio talk show in Portland.

Founded in 1962, the AAML comprises more than 1,600 of the country’s top divorce and family law attorneys.