Citizen of the Law Award

Award recipients for the Citizen of the Law Award must meet the following criteria:

  • Judge, attorney, or paralegal who is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association;
  • Significant contribution to the charitable or public service cause that does not involve professional legal skills, but provides inspiration, and contributes to the needy, the good of society, the environment, or our way of life;
  • Activities undertaken on a non-professional, charitable basis with little or no personal economic reward, and some sacrifice.

The Citizen of the Law Award recipient is chosen by Connecticut Bar Association's Pubic Service Committee.

Award recipients

Attorney Susan Asselin-Connolly- 2008 Citizen of the Law Award
Click here to read the November 2008 Connecticut Lawyer article

Attorney Brian D. Danforth- 2004 People of the Law Award

Mr. Edward J. Gilberto- 2004 People for the Law Award