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.
CBA President Named Attorney of the Year by CT Law Tribune
Friday, May 25, 2018
On May 24, CBA President Karen DeMeola was named Attorney of the Year at the Connecticut Law Tribune's fourth annual Professional Excellence Awards celebration at the Bond Ballroom in Hartford.
Confirmed Judges and Workers' Compensation Commissioners in the 2018 Legislative Session
Monday, May 21, 2018
The 2018 legislative session ended on May 9. View a complete list of judges and workers' compensation commissioners confirmed during this year's session.
Three Attorneys Receive CLABBY Awards
Thursday, May 10, 2018
Attorneys Erin E. Boatman, Irve J. Goldman, and Barbara H. Katz received CLABBY awards from the Connecticut Bar Association’s Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section on Tuesday, May 1.
Justice Richard A. Robinson Confirmed to Serve as Next Chief Justice
Friday, May 4, 2018
Governor Malloy announced the final legislative confirmation of Richard A. Robinson to serve as chief justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court, following Chief Justice Chase T. Rogers' retirement from the bench on February 5, 2018.
CBA Hosts Sold-out Awards Celebration
Friday, April 20, 2018
Over 500 guests were in attendance at the sold-out “Celebrate with the Stars” event on April 12 at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville.
Two Members Inducted into The College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers
Thursday, March 8, 2018
Attorneys John P. Clarkson and David J. Morrissey were inducted into The College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers (CWCL) on March 3 at the ABA Workers’ Compensation Midwinter Conference and CWCL Symposium in Nashville, TN.
Announcement of New Executive Director
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Attorney Soressi comes to us from one of the largest suburban bar associations in the country, the Nassau County Bar Association, where he has served as executive director since 2012. Prior to his time there, he was the associate director of the New York State Bar Association.
CBA House of Delegates Reapportions Its Districts
Thursday, January 25, 2018
As per the Constitution of the Connecticut Bar Association, the CBA House of Delegates must review the apportionment of its districts every six years.
New Legislative Acts Effective January 2018
Tuesday, January 2, 2018
Based on the past legislative session, new acts have become effective on January 1, 2018. A selection of new acts that are of special interest to CBA sections are below.
A Message from ABA President: Treatment of Law Firms in Tax Relief Bills
Friday, December 15, 2017
The message below was sent out on Wednesday, 12/13 from American Bar Association President Hilarie Bass.
Workers’ Compensation Section Donates More Than $11,000 to Connecticut Food Bank and Foodshare
Monday, November 13, 2017
The Connecticut Bar Association (CBA) Workers’ Compensation Section donated over $11,000 to Connecticut Food Bank and Foodshare at their Section meeting on November 9.
CBA Wins Best of Connecticut Law Tribune
Friday, November 3, 2017
The results are in! The Connecticut Bar Association has been voted #1 online CLE provider and received second place for the best CLE provider, as voted by Connecticut Law Tribune readers.
CBA Hosts Sold Out Second Annual Diversity & Inclusion Summit
Friday, November 3, 2017
On October 25, members of the Connecticut Bar Association Diversity and Inclusion Summit Committee gathered with other leaders in the legal profession at Quinnipiac University School of Law for the second annual Connecticut Diversity & Inclusion Summit: The Collaborative Blueprint, to empower them with tools to make Connecticut a more diverse and inclusive bar.
Governor Malloy Nominates Judges Bright, Kahn, and Mullins
Monday, October 16, 2017
On Wednesday, October 4, Governor Malloy announced his nominations of Judges Maria Kahn and Raheem Mullins to the Connecticut Supreme Court and Judge William Bright to the appellate court, filling one of the two vacancies opened by the elevation of Kahn and Mullins.
Medical Insurance Open Enrollment Begins November 1
Monday, October 16, 2017
The Open Enrollment Period for individual medical insurance and Medicare-related policies is underway.
CBA Collecting Donations for Foodshare
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Beginning October 16, the Connecticut Bar Association will be collecting non-perishable food items and monetary donations to support Foodshare, a regional food bank, this holiday season.