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Celebrate with the Stars

 

About the Event

Join us for a night to remember as we celebrate with the stars of our legal community. This annual awards dinner is an evening filled with inspiration, where we honor each year’s impressive awardees, selected for their distinguished achievements as well as attorneys observing the 50th anniversary of their admission to practice in Connecticut.

2024 Celebrate with the Stars

Wednesday, April 3
5:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Aqua Turf Club
556 Mulberry St, Plantsville


This Year's Awardees

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Henry J. Naruk Judiciary Award
The Honorable Maria Araújo Kahn
United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, New York, NY

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Citizen of the Law Award
Thomas J. Sansone
Carmody Torrance Sandak & Hennessey LLP, New Haven

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Edward F. Hennessey Professionalism Award
Joseph D. Garrison
Garrison Levin-Epstein Fitzgerald & Pirrotti PC, New Haven

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Cynthia I. Crockett
Hersh & Crockett, Hartford

Guilmartin, Cullen

Cullen W. Guilmartin
Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani, Glastonbury

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Rebecca A. Iannantuoni
Day Pitney LLP, New Haven

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Nicole M. Riel
Meehan Law LLC, Bridgeport


Award Categories

Learn more about each award category, their criteria, and view lists of past recipients through the links below.

View Photos of Last Year's Event

DSC_0074 (From Left to Right) CBA President-Elect Margaret I. Castinado, Rosendo Garza, Jr., CBA President Daniel J. Horgan, CBA President-Elect James T. Shearin (From Left to Right) CBA President-Elect Margaret I. Castinado, John L. Giulietti, CBA President Daniel J. Horgan, CBA President-Elect James T. Shearin (From Left to Right) CBA President-Elect Margaret I. Castinado, Sylvia Ho, CBA President Daniel J. Horgan, CBA President-Elect James T. Shearin (From Left to Right) CBA President-Elect Margaret I. Castinado, Regen O'Malley, CBA President Daniel J. Horgan, CBA President-Elect James T. Shearin (From Left to Right) CBA President-Elect Margaret I. Castinado, Jonathan E. Friedler, CBA YLS Chair Chistopher A. Klepps, CBA President Daniel J. Horgan, CBA President-Elect James T. Shearin (From Left to Right) CBA Vice President James T. Shearin, The Honorable Stanley Novack, CBA President Daniel J. Horgan (From Left to Right) CBA Vice President James T. Shearin, CBA President Daniel J. Horgan, Kirk Lowry, Cheryl A. Sharp, Ann Rubin, David M. Moore, CBA President-Elect Margaret I. Castinado (From Left to Right) CBA Vice President James T. Shearin, CBA President Daniel J. Horgan, Kirk Lowry, Carolyn Wilkes Kaas, Ann Rubin, David M. Moore, CBA President-Elect Margaret I. Castinado (From Left to Right) CBA Vice President James T. Shearin,  Kirk Lowry,  Ann Rubin, The Honorable Terence A. Zemetis, CBA President Daniel J. Horgan, David M. Moore, CBA President-Elect Margaret I. Castinado (From Left to Right) CBA Vice President James T. Shearin,  Kirk Lowry,  The Honorable Cecil J. Thomas, CBA President Daniel J. Horgan, David M. Moore, CBA President-Elect Margaret I. Castinado, Ann Rubin (From Left to Right) CBA Vice-President James T. Shearin, Kirk Lowry, The Honorable Karen Lynn DeMeola, CBA President-Elect Margaret I. Castinado, David M. Moore, Ann Rubin, CBA President Daniel J. Horgan (From Left to Right) CBA Vice-President James T. Shearin, Kirk Lowry, Denise W. Merrill, CBA President Daniel J. Horgan, David M. Moore, Ann Rubin, CBA President-Elect Margaret I. Castinado 2023 Awardees not pictured: Hon. Stanley Novack, John L. Giulietti DSC_0086 DSC_0078 DSC_0087 DSC_0098 DSC_0101 DSC_0094 DSC_0090 DSC_0269 DSC_0384 DSC_0138 DSC_0119 DSC_0128 DSC_0129 DSC_0114 DSC_0115 DSC_0116 DSC_0117 DSC_0140 DSC_0148 DSC_0136 DSC_0131 DSC_0142 DSC_0143 DSC_0133 DSC_0132 DSC_0109 DSC_0135 DSC_0110 DSC_0125 DSC_0127 DSC_0112 DSC_0113 DSC_0096 DSC_0147 DSC_0144 John Kronholm of Kronholm Insurance Services, Headline Sponsor DSC_0167 DSC_0224 DSC_0226 DSC_0238 DSC_0299 DSC_0191 DSC_0319 DSC_0356 DSC_0376 DSC_0414 DSC_0393 DSC_0453 DSC_0436 DSC_0481 DSC_0468