Young Lawyers Section Leaders Attend 2023 Annual Leadership Retreat and Receive Service Awards
Tuesday, August 22, 2023
The Connecticut Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section (YLS) hosted its annual leadership retreat on August 11-12 at Foxwoods Casino in Ledyard. The YLS Executive committee holds this event each summer to familiarize new members of the committee with the duties of their leadership roles and to present awards to members of the committee for their service during the previous bar year.
CBA Hosts July 2023 Free Legal Advice Clinic
Monday, August 7, 2023
On July 25 and 26, The Connecticut Bar Association (CBA) Pro Bono Committee and Statewide Legal Services of Connecticut held a Free Legal Advice Clinic, where 20 volunteer attorneys met with 41 clients over Zoom meetings.
CBA Hosts 2023 LAW Camp
Tuesday, July 18, 2023
On the week of July 10-14, the CBA hosted the virtual 2023 LAW camp for a group of Connecticut high school students. LAW Camp exposes high school students to the legal profession and teaches them critical and analytical thinking to help them succeed in their educational and professional careers.
CBA Members, Family, and Friends Enjoy Third Annual Summer Outing
Tuesday, June 27, 2023
On Sunday, June 25, over 290 CBA members, officers, and their families and friends gathered at Holiday Hill in Prospect for a day packed with summer recreation.
New Attorneys Sworn into the Connecticut Bar on June 23, 2023
Tuesday, June 27, 2023
On the morning of June 23 at the Connecticut Supreme Court building, 29 new attorneys were sworn into the Connecticut Bar. After the ceremony, CBA President Daniel J. Horgan presented a welcome speech to the new attorneys and they were invited to a reception, where they met with members of the CBA Young Lawyers Section and other bar associations from across Connecticut.
CBA Hosts 2023 Connecticut Legal Conference
Tuesday, June 13, 2023
Hundreds of legal professionals gathered for the 2023 Connecticut Legal Conference on June 5 at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford. The conference’s wide selection of educational content made it easy for attorneys from throughout the state, from solo practitioners to associates at large firms, to find informative practice area content.
Two CBA Members Recognized with 2023 CLABBY Awards
Wednesday, May 31, 2023
Attorneys Roberta Napolitano and Robert E. Kaelin received CLABBY awards from the Connecticut Bar Association’s Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section on May 17. The CLABBY awards, established in 2016, are presented by the section each year to honor the professional achievements of section members.
CBA Donates over $10k to Special Olympics Connecticut
Thursday, May 18, 2023
CBA President Daniel J. Horgan presented a check for $10,138 to Special Olympics Connecticut on May 17. The funds were raised by the association and its members as part of President Horgan’s Collaboration for a Cause presidential initiative.
CBA Celebrates Law Day 2023
Tuesday, May 16, 2023
The CBA Civics Education Committee held its annual Law Day Celebration at the Connecticut Appellate Court in Hartford on May 5. Law Day is a national celebration held annually to celebrate the role of law in our society and to help encourage a deeper understanding of the legal profession. The Law Day event also included the presentation of the 2023 Ralph J. Monaco Civics Education awards.
The CBA Hosts Lawyer Well-Being Week 2023
Tuesday, May 16, 2023
During the first week of May, to celebrate Lawyer Well-Being Week, the CBA Lawyer Well-Being Committee hosted a series of free events for CBA members that took place on each weekday between noon and 1:00 p.m.
2023 Celebrate with the Stars: A Night of Honor and Inspiration
Tuesday, May 9, 2023
Over 300 legal professionals, community members, families, and friends attended the tenth annual “Celebrate with the Stars” awards dinner on May 3 at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville to honor individuals who have made an impact on the Connecticut Legal community.
CBA Hosts Collaboration for a Cause with Special Olympics Connecticut
Tuesday, May 9, 2023
CBA members, Special Olympics athletes, and their friends and family gathered for a 5k walk/run in support of Special Olympics Connecticut on April 30 at Kinsmen Brewing Company.
YLS Hosts Diversity on the Pipeline Event
Monday, May 8, 2023
On April 27, the CBA YLS Section hosted the event “Diversity on the Pipeline” at Café Fiore in Cromwell, which featured a unique discussion from a panel of diverse attorneys on the impact and importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion during all stages of a legal career.
CBA Delegation Attends 2023 ABA Day
Tuesday, April 11, 2023
On March 27-29, a Connecticut Bar Association delegation traveled to Washington, DC to attend the American Bar Association’s 2023 ABA Day event. ABA Day is a three-day conference and is the legal profession’s largest lobbying event of the year, where thousands of professionals across the country advocate on behalf of issues of importance to the legal profession.
Member Spotlight | Thirteen CBA Members Nominated to the Connecticut Superior Court Bench
Tuesday, April 4, 2023
CBA Members Mark Altermatt, Moira L. Buckley, Patrick Caruso, Vikki Cooper, Gregory C. Davis, Lynn A. Dawson, Karen L. DeMeola, Paul R. Doyle, Daniel J. Fox, Walter A. Menjivar, Yamini Menon, Thomas J. O'Neill, and Thomas Saadi were among those nominated.
Inaugural CBA Well-Being Summit Held at UConn School of Law
Tuesday, March 14, 2023
On May 3, the first CBA Well-Being Summit was held at the University of Connecticut School of Law. The summit was focused on physical and mental wellness practices and featured a diverse assortment of presentations and activities led by professionals in their areas.
YLS Hosts Student Outreach Event at UConn School of Law
Tuesday, March 7, 2023
On February 15, the Young Lawyers Section (YLS) held a student outreach event at the University of Connecticut (UConn) School of Law with current UConn law students. At the event, YLS members and other attorneys discussed the benefits of networking and membership with the CBA.
CBA and Local and Affinity Bar Associations Host 2023 New Admittees Reception
Monday, February 20, 2023
On February 9 the Connecticut Bar Association (CBA), CBA Young Lawyers Section, Connecticut Hispanic Bar Association, Connecticut Italian American Bar Association, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, Fairfield County Bar Association, George W. Crawford Black Bar Association, Hartford County Bar Association, New Haven County Bar Association, South Asian Bar Association of Connecticut, and Tolland County Bar Association hosted a New Admittee’s Reception at Anthony’s Ocean View in New Haven Connecticut for all attorneys newly admitted to practice in Connecticut since 2020.
CBA Hosts January 2023 Free Legal Advice Clinic
Tuesday, February 7, 2023
On January 25 and 26, the Connecticut Bar Association (CBA) Pro Bono Committee and Statewide Legal Services of Connecticut held a Free Legal Advice Clinic where 29 volunteer attorneys met with 57 clients over Zoom meetings.
Seeking Leaders to Serve on the House of Delegates from 2023-2026
Monday, January 30, 2023
We are seeking leaders to represent their colleagues in the House of Delegates for a three (3) year term. The districts that have at least one (1) expiring seat beginning July 1st are 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 17.