CBA Celebrates 2019 Law Day
Monday, May 6, 2019
The Connecticut Bar Association's Civics Education Committee held its annual Law Day Celebration on Friday, May 3, 2019 at the Connecticut Appellate Court in Hartford. Students from Timothy Edwards Middle School in South Windsor were joined by Secretary of the State Denise W. Merrill, CBA President Jonathan M. Shapiro, Civics Education Committee Chair Ralph J. Monaco, and committee members Hon. Susan B. Handy, Kathryn A. Calibey, Lawrence F. Morizio, and Jonathan Weiner.
A Message from the CBA President Regarding Law Day
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Today we celebrate Law Day—a national day to celebrate our dedication to the rule of law and these principles.
Environmental Law Section Hosts DEEP Appeals Seminar
Monday, April 29, 2019
The Environmental Law Section hosted "Taking an Appeal to the DEEP: Demystifying the Process."
Celebrate with the Stars: A Night of Honor and Inspiration
Monday, April 22, 2019
Over 450 guests were in attendance at the sixth annual “Celebrate with the Stars” event on April 11 at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville. President Jonathan M. Shapiro began the night by acknowledging the support of the many dignitaries in attendance, including Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz, Attorney General William M. Tong, and United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut John H. Durham.
CBA Leadership Attends ABA Day in Washington
Monday, April 15, 2019
CBA President Jonathan M. Shapiro and Vice President Amy Lin Meyerson attended the 2019 ABA Day in Washington, DC, on April 9-11, along with CBA Past Presidents Livia D. Barndollar (2008-2009) and Barry C. Hawkins (2012-2013). Vice President Amy Lin Meyerson and Past President Livia D. Barndollar are Connecticut delegates to the American Bar Association.
Second Annual Evening of Connecticut Environmental Leadership
Friday, April 12, 2019
The Environmental Law Section co-hosted the second annual "Evening of Connecticut Environmental Leadership featuring author Elizabeth DeSombre.
CBA Welcomes New Director of CLE and Section Programming
Monday, April 1, 2019
The Connecticut Bar Association is pleased to announce the addition of Attorney Thomas A. Genung as the new director of CLE and section programming as of March 19.
Two Members Inducted into the College of Workers' Compensation Lawyers
Monday, April 1, 2019
Attorneys Diane D. Duhamel and Joseph R. Passaretti, Jr. were inducted into The College of Workers' Compensation Lawyers (CWCL) on March 14 at the ABA Workers' Compensation Midwinter Conference and CWCL Symposium in Coral Gable, FL..
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.
Environmental Law Section Honors West Hartford Park
Monday, November 12, 2018
The Environmental Law Section honored Westmoor Park with the Clyde O. Fisher, Jr. Award on Thursday, November 8. This award recognizes individuals or entities who have made a significant contribution to the preservation or enhancement of environmental quality through work in the fields of environmental law, environmental protection, and environmental planning.
CBA Members Assist with Protecting the Right to Vote
Monday, November 5, 2018
More than 60 CBA attorney members will be on-call to assist with issues that may arise at a polling places this Election Day, as a part of the Connecticut Bar Association Secretary’s Legal Assistance Program.
CBA Hosts Third Annual Diversity & Inclusion Summit: The Collaborative Blueprint
Friday, November 2, 2018
On October 24, members of the Connecticut Bar Association (CBA) Diversity & Inclusion Summit Committee gathered with other leaders in the legal profession at Quinnipiac University School of Law for the third annual Connecticut Diversity & Inclusion Summit: The Collaborative Blueprint, to empower attendees with tools to make Connecticut a more diverse and inclusive bar.
Presidential Fellows Begin New Term
Thursday, October 18, 2018
The Connecticut Bar Association launched the Presidential Fellowship Program in 2015 to encourage the active involvement of young lawyers in the activities of CBA sections and to increase section membership diversity.
CBA Workers’ Compensation Section Hosts 20th Annual Golf Event
Friday, September 21, 2018
The Connecticut Bar Association’s (CBA) Workers’ Compensation Section held their 20th Annual Verrilli-Belkin Workers’ Compensation Charity Golf and Dinner Event. More than $200,000 has been raised, over the life of the tournament, for Connecticut Food Bank and Foodshare.
CBA Wins Best of Connecticut Law Tribune
Thursday, August 30, 2018
The results are in! The Connecticut Bar Association has been voted #1 CLE provider and #1 online CLE provider, as voted by Connecticut Law Tribune readers for the fourteenth annual "Best of" supplement.
CBA Hosts LAW Camp for High School Students
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
The CBA hosted LAW Camp 2018 for high school students at law firms and courtrooms in New Haven during the week of July 9-13.
New Legislative Acts Effective July 2018
Thursday, July 5, 2018
Based on the past legislative session, new acts have become effective on July 1, 2018.
CBA Hosts Largest Connecticut Legal Conference to Date
Thursday, June 21, 2018
More than 1,300 attorneys, judges, paralegals, and other legal professionals from throughout the state gathered on June 11 at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford for the 2018 Connecticut Legal Conference.