CBA News

  • DSC_0153 CBA Hosts Donation Drive at 2021 Fall Shred Truck Events

    Thursday, December 2, 2021

    This fall, the CBA continued hosting its seasonal shred truck events, where members can bring their files to be confidentially shredded for free. Young Lawyers Section members and several past and present board officers assisted with the events. Those who registered for the events were encouraged to bring food items and household supplies for donation to Connecticut Foodshare.
  • 2021 Fellows Dinner President with Fellows CBA Hosts 2021 Presidential Fellows Dinner

    Tuesday, November 30, 2021

    On November 18, the Connecticut Bar Association hosted this year’s Presidential Fellows Dinner, which featured the theme of “Together for a Stronger Profession,” as a hybrid (virtual/in-person) event at Grassy Hills Country Club in Orange.
  • CBA Nominating Committee Looking to Fill 2022-2023 Officer Positions

    Tuesday, November 30, 2021

    We are currently looking to fill the positions of vice president, secretary, treasurer, and assistant secretary-treasurer for the 2022-2023 bar year.
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Young Lawyer Section News

  • DSC_0153 CBA Hosts Donation Drive at 2021 Fall Shred Truck Events

    Thursday, December 2, 2021

    This fall, the CBA continued hosting its seasonal shred truck events, where members can bring their files to be confidentially shredded for free. Young Lawyers Section members and several past and present board officers assisted with the events. Those who registered for the events were encouraged to bring food items and household supplies for donation to Connecticut Foodshare.
  • YLS 2020-21 logo Ten CBA Young Lawyers Receive Service Awards

    Monday, August 16, 2021

    Ten YLS Executive Committee members received awards at the section’s Leadership Retreat on August 6-7 for their service during the 2020-2021 bar year.
  • 2021-2022 CBA YLS Officers

    Wednesday, May 12, 2021

    The YLS has selected their 2021-2022 officers. The section will be chaired by Joshua J. Devine.
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Member Spotlights

  • Shawn M. Yost Native American Heritage Month | Shawn M. Yost

    Monday, November 22, 2021

    Shawn M. Yost is a solo practitioner who works and lives in Granby. He exclusively practices probate law and is member of the CBA’s Estates and Probate Section. Attorney Yost is a member of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, Michigan’s largest federally recognized Native American tribe.
  • Anthony W. Pignatiello Native American Heritage Month | Anthony W. Pignatiello

    Tuesday, November 16, 2021

    Anthony W. Pignatiello is a Native American attorney and founder of Apex Law Firm LLC. He is a United States Army veteran and former VA-accredited attorney.
  • Attorney Michael Gilberg National Disability Employment Awareness Month Member Spotlight | Michael Gilberg

    Monday, October 18, 2021

    Michael Gilberg is a special education attorney and autistic self-advocate, who was first diagnosed at age 18. He has devoted his legal career to representing children with disabilities to ensure they receive the appropriate education that they are entitled to under the law, which he was denied as a child.