About the Award

The Citizen of the Law Award is presented to a judge, attorney, or paralegal who has made a significant contribution to a 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. These activities have been undertaken on a non-professional, charitable basis with little or no personal economic reward, and some personal sacrifice.


Criteria

  • Judge, attorney, or paralegal who is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association
  • Significant contribution to a 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 personal sacrifice
  • Not necessarily an annual award


Past Recipients

2009   Susan Asselin-Connolly
2012   Timothy S. Hollister
2013   Elton B. Harvey III
2014   Christina M. Storm
2015   Henri Alexandre
2016   Hon. Maurice B. Mosley
2017   Peter Arakas
2018   Theresa Hopkins-Staten
2019   Krishna R. Patel