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   The Nuts and Bolts of Freedom of Information Law

Presented by: Young Lawyers Section

Description: This seminar will cover the fundamentals of issuing and responding to requests under the Connecticut Freedom of Information Act and use of the Act as a discovery tool.

Seminar Code: AD012313

Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
(Registration at 5:30 p.m.; light supper included.)

Location: CBA Law Center, New Britain, CT

Event Cost: Member $75.00
  Non-member $125.00
  Law Student $25.00
  Paralegal Student $25.00
Credit Hours: Areas of Professional Practice 2.0 hrs

Program Faculty
Melanie Dykas, Halloran & Sage LLP, Hartford
Elizabeth C. Mithani, Letizia Ambrose & Falls PC, New Haven
Philip C. Pires, Cohen and Wolf, PC, Bridgeport
Evan J. Seeman, Robinson & Cole LLP, Hartford

Janet K. Ainsworth, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Hartford
Gregory F. Daniels, Connecticut Freedom of Information Commission, Hartford
Monte E. Frank, Cohen and Wolf, P.C., Danbury
Thomas Hennick, Connecticut Freedom of Information Commission, Hartford

Program Schedule
6:00  Background and Basics of FOI Law
6:50  Issuing and Defending FOI Requests
7:20  Helpful Tips and Common Mistakes
7:45  Questions and Answers

Who Should Attend
Attorneys, state and municipal officials, law students, and journalists.

This seminar is appropriate for newly admitted and experienced attorneys.

The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE.

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