Raising the Bar: A Bench-Bar Symposium on Professionalism CLE (EPC191108)

November 8, 2019

8:30 AM to 2:00 PM

Bridgeport Superior Court

1061 Main St Bridgeport, Connecticut United States

ethic-logo-square_webPresented by the Connecticut Bar Association in collaboration with the Greater Bridgeport Bar Association, and the State of Connecticut Judicial Branch

About the Program

This symposium was developed by the CBA Standing Committee on Professionalism to bring together members of the bench and bar in a collaborative effort to identify and discuss how to maintain and elevate the level of professionalism in the practice of law.

You Will Learn

  • How to represent clients effectively and zealously while still satisfying ethical obligation as officers of the court
  • About the perspectives of the bench on professionalism

Who Should Attend

Every lawyer—new or experienced, in the public or private sector, in-house counsel, or outside lawyer—who seeks to practice with civility, maintain their advocacy skills, and honor their ethical obligations.


(Includes a light breakfast, lunch, and electronic materials)
Attorneys 1-5 years of practice $40
Attorneys 6+ years of practice $60
Law Students $15


Hon. Joette Katz (Ret.), Shipman & Goodwin LLP, Hartford
Mark A. Dubois, Geraghty & Bonnano LLC, New London
Patricia King, Geraghty & Bonnano LLC, New London

CLE Credit


The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE. This program qualifies for transitional and non-transitional credits. Financial hardship information available upon request.

*Electronic materials are included in the price of the seminar. Any materials for this seminar will be e-mailed to registrants prior to the seminar for download. No paper copies will be provided. Please note that refunds will not be granted once course materials have been sent. Cancellations made less than 2 business days prior to event are non-refundable.


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