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About the Committee

The Diversity, Equity, & 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
Hon. Cecil J. Thomas
cecilthomas@gmail.com

Co-Chair
Hon. Tejas Bhatt
Connecticut Judicial Branch
1 Court Street
Middletown, CT 06457
tejasxbhatt@gmail.com

Co-Chair
Maggie Castinado

Office of the Public Defender
121 Elm St
New Haven, CT 06510
(203)773-6730
margaret.castinado@pds.ct.gov

Co-Chair
Ron Houde Jr.
Bartlett & Grippe LLC
143 Main Street
Cheshire, CT 06410
(203) 257-1157
ron.houde@gmail.com

If you are interested in joining this committee, contact Ashleigh Morelli at (860)612-2032 or amorelli@ctbar.org.


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