YLS Hosts 2022 Annual Virtual Legislative Breakfast
Monday, April 25, 2022
The CBA Young Lawyers Section (YLS) held its annual legislative breakfast virtually over Zoom on Tuesday, April 19. Section members met with State Representative Rosa Rebimbas, who was the guest speaker for the event.
Attorney Elizabeth A. Alquist Receives 2022 Ladder Award
Monday, March 14, 2022
The CBA Women in the Law Section, in association with the CBA Young Lawyers Section (YLS) Women in the Law Committee, honored Attorney Elizabeth “Beth” A. Alquist as the 2022 recipient of the Ladder Award at “Pathways to Leadership for Women Lawyers,” on March 3 at the Aqua Turf Club in Southington.
CBA Establishes the Ralph J. Monaco Civics Education Memorial Award and Fund
Friday, February 18, 2022
The Connecticut Bar Association has established The Ralph J. Monaco Memorial Civics Education Award and Fund to honor past CBA President Ralph J. Monaco’s legacy and memory. The Ralph J. Monaco Memorial Civics Education Award will be bestowed each year on one or more current Connecticut high school student(s), in their junior or senior year of study, who have demonstrated a significant commitment to advancing civic engagement.
CBA Hosts Donation Drive at 2021 Fall Shred Truck Events
Thursday, December 2, 2021
This fall, the CBA continued hosting its seasonal shred truck events, where members can bring their files to be confidentially shredded for free. Young Lawyers Section members and several past and present board officers assisted with the events. Participants were encouraged to bring food items and household supplies for donation to Connecticut Foodshare.
Ten CBA Young Lawyers Receive Service Awards
Monday, August 16, 2021
Ten YLS Executive Committee members received awards at the section’s Leadership Retreat on August 6-7 for their service during the 2020-2021 bar year.
2021-2022 CBA YLS Officers
Wednesday, May 12, 2021
The YLS has selected their 2021-2022 officers. The section will be chaired by Joshua J. Devine.
YLS Hosts Virtual Legislative Breakfast
Monday, April 26, 2021
The CBA Young Lawyers Section (YLS) held its annual legislative breakfast virtually over Zoom on April 22. Section members met with State Representative Matthew Blumenthal, who was the guest speaker for the event.
Ten Young Lawyers Receive Section Awards
Tuesday, September 1, 2020
Ten YLS Executive Committee members received awards for their service during the 2019-2020 bar year at their virtual leadership retreat on Friday, August 28.
Member Spotlight | Five Young Lawyers Named to 2020 “40 Under Forty” Class
Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Matthew K. Curtin, Bridget M. D’Angelo, Rachel J. Fain, Meghan E. Smith, and Andrew E. Walter were named to the 2020 “40 Under Forty” class.
2020-2021 CBA YLS Officers
Monday, May 11, 2020
The YLS has selected their 2020-2021 officers. The section will be chaired by Cindy M. Cieslak.
YLS Host Annual Horn of Plenty Food Drive
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
YLS hosted its annual Horn of Plenty Food Drive, in partnership with Foodshare and Connecticut Food Bank, and collected both food and monetary donations for Connecticut’s hungry families though an online fundraising drive and in-person drop-off locations throughout the state.
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.
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.
YLS 2019-2020 Officers
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Amanda G. Schreiber will serve as chair of the 2019-2020 YLS, along with Cindy M. Cieslak as chair-elect, Christopher A. Klepps as secretary, and Joshua J. Devine as treasurer.
YLS Volunteers for Hartford Area Habitat for Humanity
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Members of the Young Lawyers Section (YLS) volunteered with Hartford Area Habitat for Humanity on Saturday, March 30. The volunteers helped build a home by hanging sheetrock and installing insulation, to contribute to Hartford Habitat's mission to provide safe, decent, affordable housing in the Hartford community.
Retired Superior Court Judge Lynda B. Munro Receives 2019 Ladder Award
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
The CBA Women in the Law Section, in association with the CBA Young Lawyers Section (YLS) Women in the Law Committee, honored retired Connecticut Superior Court Judge Lynda B. Munro as the 2019 recipient of the Ladder Award at "Pathways to Leadership for Women Lawyers," held on March 28 at Saint Clements Castle in Portland, CT.
YLS Honors Asha Rangappa with Diversity Award
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
The Young Lawyers Section (YLS) held its eleventh Diversity Award Dinner on February 7 at Amarante’s Sea Cliff in New Haven. The honor was presented to Asha Rangappa—former FBI agent, CNN contributor, and senior lecturer at Yale University—for her outstanding efforts on behalf of diversity.
Young Lawyers Section Donates to The Open Hearth
Thursday, December 27, 2018
On December 12, the Young Lawyers Section held their annual holiday party at City Steam Brewery and Café in Hartford. All funds collected from the event benefited The Open Hearth, one of Hartford’s oldest nonprofits.
New Attorneys Sworn in to the Connecticut Bar
Monday, November 12, 2018
Young Lawyers Section Collects Professional Attire for Two Local Charities
Thursday, June 28, 2018
This spring the Connecticut Bar Association (CBA) Young Lawyers Section (YLS) organized a clothing drive of clean and excellent condition professional attire to benefit Save-A-Suit and Dress for Success Hartford. Countless pieces of professional attire were donated by CBA members at the CBA Law Center and law firms across the state.