• CBA Nominating Committee Looking to Fill Officer Positions

    Friday, November 8, 2019

    We are currently looking to fill the positions of vice president, secretary, treasurer, and assistant secretary-treasurer for the 2020-2021 bar year.
  • YLS Horn of Plenty Food Drive

    Tuesday, November 5, 2019

    The Young Lawyers Section is helping to make the difference between hungry and healthy in advance of the holiday season through its annual Horn of Plenty Food Drive from November 11 through November 22.
  • Swearing In-square Congratulations to Connecticut’s Newest Attorneys

    Tuesday, November 5, 2019

    On November 1, over 100 new attorneys appeared before the justices of the Connecticut Supreme Court to be sworn in to the Connecticut Bar.
  • CBA Host Pro Bono Clinics

    Friday, October 25, 2019

    More than 50 members served over 60 clients at the CBA's pro bono clinics held October 22 and 24 in New Britain and Bridgeport, during the ABA's National Celebration of Pro Bono.
  • Facilitators Chris Armstrong and Vince Brantley, of Veritas Culture in Washington, DC during their workshop “Diversity and Inclusion: Forging a Path.” CBA Presents Fourth Annual Diversity & Inclusion Summit

    Friday, October 25, 2019

    Members of the Connecticut Bar Association (CBA) Diversity & Inclusion Summit Committee gathered with other leaders in the legal profession for the fourth annual Connecticut Diversity & Inclusion Summit.
  • Honorable Donna F. Martinez thanks attendees at her retirement party. Federal Practice Sections Celebrates Hon. Martinez's Retirement

    Friday, October 18, 2019

    The Federal Practice Section hosted a retirement celebration for the Honorable Donna F. Martinez.
  • Pioneer CBA Leadership Honored by UConn School of Law

    Monday, September 30, 2019

    On September 12, UConn School of Law honored numerous CBA leaders during its Gallery of Pioneers Celebration at the Thomas J. Meskill Law Library. At the event reception, photographs were unveiled for the law school’s alumni honoring CBA leadership.
  • New Legislative Acts Effective October 2019

    Monday, September 30, 2019

    Based on the past legislative session, new acts have become effective as of October 1, 2019. A selection of new acts that are of special interest to CBA members are below.
  • Pro Bono Clinic logo- square FREE Legal Advice Clinics in New Britain and Bridgeport

    Wednesday, September 25, 2019

    Members of the public can receive free legal advice at clinics in New Britain and Bridgeport.
  • Volunteer Pro Bono Clinic logo- square CBA Seeks Volunteers for New Britain and Bridgeport Pro Bono Clinics

    Friday, September 20, 2019

    The Connecticut Bar Association (CBA) is seeking attorneys to volunteer their time and legal knowledge at two pro bono clinics.
  • 6a00e553a80e10883401a5117dd693970c-500wi CBA to Host 19th Amendment Centennial Scavenger Hunt

    Wednesday, August 28, 2019

    The CBA will host the 19th Amendment Centennial Scavenger Hunt to honor the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment. The scavenger hunt will identify and highlight 11 historical sites across Connecticut that are significant to the suffrage movement and the passage of the 19th Amendment.
  • Young Lawyers Section 2018-2019 Nine CBA Young Lawyers Receive Service Awards

    Friday, August 9, 2019

    Nine YLS Executive Committee members received awards at the section’s Leadership Retreat on June 28-29 for their service during the 2018-2019 bar year.
  • best of square 2019 CBA Named #1 CLE Provider Again

    Monday, August 5, 2019

    The Connecticut Bar Association has once again won #1 CLE Provider and #1 CLE Provider - Online as voted by Connecticut Law Tribune readers during the 15th annual "Best of" supplement.
  • 2019 L.A.W. Camp students from Hartford and New Britain with Connecticut Supreme Court Chief Justice Richard A. Robinson. 2019 L.A.W. Camp for High School Students

    Monday, August 5, 2019

    The CBA’s 2019 L.A.W. Camp consisted of two, week-long camps in New Haven, Hartford, and New Britain from July 8-19. This camp exposes high school students to the legal profession and gives them instruction on critical and analytical thinking to help them succeed in their educational and professional careers.
  • Connecticut Judicial Branch's Assignment of Judges

    Monday, August 5, 2019

    The Connecticut Judicial Branch has announced the assignment of judges, which are effective September 2, 2019 - September 6, 2020.
  • Certification as a Residential Real Estate Specialist Now Available

    Monday, July 22, 2019

    The Real Property Section has launched the Residential Real Estate Specialist Certification program to help the public identify attorneys who have demonstrated expertise in the area of residential real estate law based on their competence, experience, and skills. The first Residential Real Estate Specialist Certification exam will be held on February 28, 2020. Notice of intent to apply is due by October 10, 2019.
  • New Legislative Acts Effective July 2019

    Monday, July 8, 2019

    Based on the past legislative session, new acts have become effective on July 1, 2019. Read about the new acts that are of special interest to CBA members.
  • Tax on Legal Services Removed from State Budget

    Thursday, June 27, 2019

    Governor Ned Lamont signed the most recent biennial state budget into law which does not include a sales tax on legal services as originally recommended. The CBA strongly opposed the proposal as it would unnecessarily tax people in times of their greatest need.
  • Workers Diane D. Duhamel Receives 2019 Pomeranz-O'Brien Award

    Monday, June 24, 2019

    Attorney Diane D. Duhamel received the Pomeranz-O’Brien Award from the Connecticut Bar Association’s (CBA) Workers’ Compensation Section for her contribution and exemplary service to the workers’ compensation system and community. Attorney Duhamel was presented with the award at the 2019 Connecticut Legal Conference, during the section’s seminar, “Current Issues in the Workers’ Compensation System.”
  • C.Rawson CBA Environmental Law Section Honors Environmental Leaders

    Thursday, June 20, 2019

    The Environmental Law Section honored Catherine Rawson, Atty. Gregory A. Sharp, and Penelope Chester Sharp (posthumously) with Clyde O. Fisher, Jr. Awards on Tuesday, June 18.