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.
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.