CBA News

  • A Message from the CBA President: Proposed Sales Tax on Legal Services

    Friday, March 8, 2019

    Take Action - A hearing on the proposed tax has been scheduled for Friday, March 15. This proposal affects us all and we are asking for your assistance in opposing this tax.
  • CT Supreme Court Adapts Policy Regarding Solicitation of Amicus Curiae Briefs

    Friday, March 8, 2019

    The Supreme Court has adopted a policy, effective with the eighth term of court, to govern the sua sponte solicitation of briefs of amicus curiae in specific pending cases.
  • Free CLE for All Federal Government Lawyers

    Tuesday, January 22, 2019

    In an effort to assist lawyers affected by the shutdown of the federal government, the Connecticut Bar Association is offering free CLE programs to all affected lawyers through the month of February.
  • 2017-2018 YLS WILC co-chairs with, Justice Maria A. Kahn and 2018 Ladder Award Recipient Dierdre M. Daly. Nominations Are Being Accepted for the 2019 Ladder Award

    Monday, December 3, 2018

    The Young Lawyers Section Women in the Law Committee is seeking nominations for the 2019 Ladder Award. The Ladder Award honors a Connecticut female attorney who has “left the ladder down” for women to follow in her footsteps, and values the importance of leadership development, mentoring, and supporting junior lawyers in their journeys to success.
  • Connecticut Bar Association CBA Nominating Committee Looking to Fill Officer Positions

    Monday, November 19, 2018

    Do you want to make a difference in the legal profession? Becoming a leader of the Connecticut Bar Association can be a highly rewarding experience. At this time, CBA members are encouraged to submit their own names, or names of other CBA members who may have an interest in serving as an officer of the association.
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Young Lawyer Section News

  • YLS Executive Committee Seeks Applications for 2019-2020 Bar Year

    Friday, March 1, 2019

    The YLS Executive Committee is a fantastic opportunity for you to take a leadership role in the Bar, network with friends and colleagues, create avenues for potential new clients, and make a name for yourself in this early part of your career.
  • YLS Chair David A. McGrath, YLS Senior Advsior Suphi A. Philip, and Diversity Award recipient Asha Rangappa YLS Honors Asha Rangappa with Diversity Award

    Tuesday, February 19, 2019

    The Young Lawyers Section (YLS) held its eleventh Diversity Award Dinner on February 7 at Amarante’s Sea Cliff in New Haven. The honor was presented to Asha Rangappa—former FBI agent, CNN contributor, and senior lecturer at Yale University—for her outstanding efforts on behalf of diversity.
  • Young Lawyers Section 2018-2019 Young Lawyers Section Donates to The Open Hearth

    Thursday, December 27, 2018

    On December 12, the Young Lawyers Section held their annual holiday party at City Steam Brewery and Café in Hartford. All funds collected from the event benefited The Open Hearth, one of Hartford’s oldest nonprofits.
  • 2017-2018 YLS WILC co-chairs with, Justice Maria A. Kahn and 2018 Ladder Award Recipient Dierdre M. Daly. Nominations Are Being Accepted for the 2019 Ladder Award

    Monday, December 3, 2018

    The Young Lawyers Section Women in the Law Committee is seeking nominations for the 2019 Ladder Award. The Ladder Award honors a Connecticut female attorney who has “left the ladder down” for women to follow in her footsteps, and values the importance of leadership development, mentoring, and supporting junior lawyers in their journeys to success.
  • Newly admitted attorneys at this year New Attorneys Sworn in to the Connecticut Bar

    Monday, November 12, 2018