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.
Nominations Are Being Accepted for the 2020 Ladder Award
Monday, December 16, 2019
The Young Lawyers Section Women in the Law Committee is seeking nominations for the 2020 Ladder Award.
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.
YLS Horn of Plenty Food Drive
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
The Young Lawyers Section is helping to make the difference between hungry and healthy in advance of the holiday season through its annual Horn of Plenty Food Drive from November 11 through November 22.
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
YLS Hosts Horn of Plenty Food Drive
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
The YLS is hosting a Horn of Plenty Food Drive to benefit those struggling with hunger. Make a difference without leaving your desk by giving a monetary donation and Bank of America is multiplying your impact on hunger. For every $1 you donate, Bank of America will match your donation with $2* more dollars.
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.
Six Young Lawyers Win Section Awards
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Six Young Lawyers Section (YLS) Executive Committee members received awards at the YLS Golf Tournament and Year-end Alumni Event on Wednesday, May 9, at Hawks Landing in Southington.
CBA at the Supreme Court of the United States
Thursday, May 24, 2018
On May 21, 33 CBA members were sworn into the Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States.
Former US Attorney Deirdre M. Daly Receives 2018 Ladder Award
Friday, April 6, 2018
The CBA Women in the Law Section in association with the CBA Young Lawyers Section (YLS) Women in the Law Committee honored former US Attorney Deirdre M. Daly as the 2018 recipient of the Ladder Award at, “Pathways to Leadership for Women Lawyers,” held on March 28 at the Sheraton Hartford South in Rocky Hill.
Young Lawyers Section Collects Donations for Two Local Charities
Monday, December 18, 2017
At their annual holiday party, the Connecticut Bar Association (CBA) Young Lawyers Section (YLS) collected gift cards and in-kind donations for My Sisters’ Place and monetary donations for the Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness’ be homeful project.