• YLS 2021-22 logo-square-01 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.
  • Beth Alquist-2 (Square) 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.
  • Ralph J. Monaco 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.
  • DSC_0153 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.
  • YLS 2020-21 logo 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.
  • State Representative Matthew Blumenthal 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.
  • YLS 2019-20 logo 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.
  • 40u40 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.
  • HornofPlenty2019 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.
  • Swearing In-square 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.
  • Young Lawyers Section 2018-2019 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 2019-20 logo 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 at the Hartford Habitat for Humanity build. 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.
  • 2019 Ladder Award Winner Hon. Lynda B. Munro and her colleagues, Hon. Anne C. Dranginis and CBA Past President Livia D. Barndollar (2008-2009), both of Pullman & Comley LLC. 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 Chair David A. McGrath, YLS Senior Advsior Suphi A. Philip, and Diversity Award recipient Asha Rangappa 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 2018-2019 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.
  • Newly admitted attorneys at this year New Attorneys Sworn in to the Connecticut Bar

    Monday, November 12, 2018

  • Members from the Save-A-Suit team accept the CBA YLS’ donation of professional attire. 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.