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Connecticut Lawyer Magazine - Summer 2017
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Summer Issue 2017   Volume 27/Number 5

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Impressive Honorees Inspire the Legal Community
By Leanna Zwiebel

The CBA's annual awards celebration, "Celebrate with the Stars," was a resounding success. Learn about the inspiring speeches along with the night's festivities in this recap.

CBA Hosts Sold Out Legal Conference

By Leanna Zwiebel
Recapture the events of the CBA's annual legal conference. This year's sold out event was a day filled with educational seminars, networking opportunities, and recognition that drew in legal professionals from throughout the state.

The Rise of AirBnb and Short Term Rentals and the Implications for Local Zoning Regulations

By Jason A. Klein

For more than a decade, states across the country have had an increase in the amount of short term rentals, thanks to websites such as "AirBnb." Since these short term rentals posses both residential and commercial characteristics, states are enacting zoning controls to ensure the appropriate growth of this emerging use.


The Case of the Missing Comma

By Elizabeth C. Yen

This article discusses a recent case that United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit was called upon to analyze a Maine overtime wage statute due to a potentially missing serial comma.


Overlooked Insurance Aspects of Bicycle and Recreational Accidents

By Edward Monico, MD, JD and Seth Powsner, MD
Emergency physicians are familiar with bicycle related accidents; however, cyclists may still suffer insurance and other legal consequences. This article addresses the recreational and legal complications of amateur and recreational cycling activities, including charity bike races.



President’s Message
Celebrate Diversity
By Monte E. Frank

Time to Go Pro Bono

Retired Attorneys: Bridging the Pro Bono Gap

By Krista Hess and Peter Arakas

Supreme Deliberations

Relating Back, or the Doctrine of How Close Is Close Enough?

By Charles D. Ray and Matthew A. Weiner


Young Lawyers

2017 CBA Young Lawyers Section Pre-Law Symposium
By Dana M. Hrelic



CBA News & Events
The Honorable Maria A. Kahn Receives 2017 Ladder Award
GLAD Honors State Comptroller Kevin Lembo for LGBTQ Advocacy
CBA Celebrates 2017 Law Day
Gregory D'Auria Appointed as a Supreme Court Associate Justice
Governor Malloy Appoints CBA Members for Judgeship
Pathways to Legal Careers Program Launches
Members Making a Difference
YLS Holds Annual Legislative Breakfast
Peers & Cheers

Court Decisions
Highlights from Recent Superior Court Decisions



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