About the Committee

The mission of the Connecticut Bar Association Professionalism Committee is to enhance the level of professionalism among lawyers and judges and to promote their commitment to the Lawyers’ Principles of Professionalism (adopted by the Connecticut Bar Association House of Delegates on June 6, 1994) (Principles). The Committee will do this by: 1) encouraging, recommending, and providing assistance to CBA Committees and Sections in the development and coordination of professionalism initiatives according to the Principles; 2) encouraging and providing assistance to local bar associations, law schools, and the judiciary in their efforts to improve professionalism as articulated by the Principles; 3) educating members of the legal profession and the public about Principles.


The Lawyers' Principles of Professionalism were adopted by the Connecticut Bar Association House of Delegates on June 6, 1994.

Committee Chair

James T. Shearin

Pullman & Comley LLC
850 Main Street
Bridgeport, CT 06604

Hon. Omar Williams

State of Connecticut Judicial Branch

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

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