PORTLAND — A Portland lawyer has been elected president of a national association of attorneys who practice family law.

The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers says Ken Altshuler has been named president of the organization.

Altshuler works at the Childs, Rundlett, Fifield & Altshuler law firm. He is also well-known as the co-host of a morning radio talk show in Portland.

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