About the Committee

The Diversity & Inclusion Committee is charged with implementing the Diversity and Inclusion Policy of the Connecticut Bar Association (CBA). The Committee will adopt, monitor, and promote a diversity and inclusion plan to achieve a genuine, sustainable diverse, and inclusive environment within the CBA, throughout its membership, and the Connecticut legal community at large.

Committee Chair

Co-Chair
Cecil Thomas

Greater Hartford Legal Aid Inc.
999 Asylum Ave, Fl 3
Hartford, CT 06105-2431
(860)541-5017
cthomas@ghla.org

Co-Chair
Jonathan Shapiro

Shapiro Law Offices LLC
32 Washington St
Middletown, CT 06457-2843
(860)347-3325
jshapiro@shapirolawofficesct.com

If you are interested in joining this committee, contact Carol DeJohn at (860)612-2000 or cdejohn@ctbar.org.


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    Monday, April 15, 2019

    Committees are critical to our success as a member-driven organization. Service on a committee is a great way to advance your profession, build your network, and share your expertise with fellow members. Request forms must be submitted by Friday, May 31, 2019.
  • CBA Hosts Third Annual Diversity & Inclusion Summit: The Collaborative Blueprint

    Friday, November 2, 2018

    On October 24, members of the Connecticut Bar Association (CBA) Diversity & Inclusion Summit Committee gathered with other leaders in the legal profession at Quinnipiac University School of Law for the third annual Connecticut Diversity & Inclusion Summit: The Collaborative Blueprint, to empower attendees with tools to make Connecticut a more diverse and inclusive bar.

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