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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 
Salihah Denman
The Law Offices of Salihah R. Denman, PLLC
83 Wooster Hts
Danbury, CT 06810
(203) 445-6055
sdenman@theappealslawyer.com

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 Carol DeJohn at (860)612-2000 or cdejohn@ctbar.org.


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