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  • YLS Friends and Family Hockey Outing (SYL191013)


    Balance Series: YLS Friends and Family Hockey Outing Hartford Wolf Pack vs Rochester Americans Members are encouraged to bring family and friends to this fun event! Bring your family and friends to cheer on the Hartford Wolfpack at an entertaining, family-friendly hockey game in Hartford! Enjoy a fun afternoon with other CBA members and receive a free hot dog or slice of pizza and a soda wit…
  • YLS Tasting Series P1 (SYL191024)


    Come network and socialize with members of the Young Lawyers Section at the Brewport Brewing Co. in Bridgeport!  Pizza will be provided and attendees will receive one drink ticket.  A cash bar will also be available.  Cost is $10 per person and advanced registration is required.
  • The Ins and Outs of Short Calendar CLE (EYL191202)


    Short calendar has drastically changed in Connecticut over the years and for newly admitted attorneys, speaking before a judge in a courtroom filled with experienced practitioners can be a daunting task. Attendees will receive an overview of Connecticut’s short calendar system, the logistics of short calendar, and how to prepare for short calendar.
  • YLS Executive Committee Meeting (SYL190911)


  • A Review on Golding: Looking Back on 30 Years of Golding Review in the Criminal Context (EYL191217)


    Our panel convenes just prior to the 30th anniversary of the release of arguably one of the most seminal cases in Connecticut appellate jurisprudence, State v. Golding, 213 Conn. 233 (1989). Criminal defendants frequently rely on this method of reviewing previously unpreserved constitutional claims on appeal. Our panelists will discuss the evolution of Golding review over the past 30 years, includ…
  • Honoring Toni Morrison: The Civil Rights of Lynching Then and Now CLE (EYL191007)


    In Toni Morrison’s 1989 book, Beloved, she discusses the history of American slavery and vividly describes the mutilation of black bodies during lynchings. In light of her recent passing, this CLE will discuss the history of lynching in the United States and how Civil Rights laws have evolved over time to remedy it. We will read specific passages from Beloved, discuss the Civil Rights Act and what…
  • Nine CBA Young Lawyers Receive Service Awards
    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.
  • The Path Out: Succession Planning and Leaving the Practice of Law CLE (EDU191204)


    What would happen to your practice or firm in the event of your death or incapacitation? Do you have a succession plan in place? Are you prepared? Some lawyers die at their desks, leaving the cleanup to their partners, other lawyers, or family members. Other lawyers wind down their practices and close the doors. But, there is another alternative that may be the best choice—that is to develop a suc…
  • Tax Appeals and Capitalization Rates CLE (EDU191114)


    This seminar is directed toward negotiating capitalization rates in tax appeals matters because the vast majority of tax appeals settle. The same principles would be used at trial but with more evidential rigor. Presenters will provide a very interactive forum to learn effective and successful methods to succeed in tax appeals and capitalization rate challenges.
  • 2019 Connecticut Bankruptcy Conference CLE (ECB191003)


    Join us for the second annual Connecticut Bankruptcy Conference featuring coverage of the Connecticut Local Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure. Learn about best practices and ethical considerations in both commercial and consumer bankruptcy from top practitioners.
  • Nuts and Bolts of Consumer Bankruptcy and How They Fit in Your Practice Area Toolkit CLE (EYL191112)


    This program will provide an opportunity to learn the nuts and bolts of consumer bankruptcy, specifically focusing on Chapters 7 and 13, and how bankruptcy law intersects with a diverse majority of other practice areas, such as divorce law, criminal law, real estate law, and estate planning.
  • YLS 2019-2020 Officers
    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.
  • Federal Criminal Defense Practice Primer for State Court Practitioners CLE (EDU190530)


    Shipman and Goodwin partner, Morgan Rueckert, will offer guidance to criminal defense attorneys looking to take on their first federal case. Topics will include a primer of sentencing guidelines, dealing with settlement conferences, and negotiating cooperating agreements and plea bargains.
  • Professionalism Boot Camp CLE (EPC191206)


    Learn the skills needed to practice effectively and ethically. Attending this seminar will help you to launch and navigate a successful career in law.
  • New Admittee Swearing In Ceremony


    New Attorney Reception Sponsorship Form New attorney receptions (immediately following swearing-in ceremony) Friday, June 7, 2019  |  10:00 a.m. Swearing-in Ceremony Museum of Connecticut History, 231 Capitol Ave, Hartford, CT New Attorney Reception North Lobby- State Capitol, 210 Capitol Ave, Hartford, CT Reception Sponsorship Fees Associations with less than 500 members  &nb…
  • YLS Volunteers for Hartford Area Habitat for Humanity
    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.
  • YLS Golf Tournament and Year-End Event (SYL190530)


    Enjoy a fun and relaxing evening with friends and colleagues as the outstanding efforts of this year's "Stars of the Year" are recognized, and celebrate the end of a successful year of young lawyer leadership. There is an optional golf tournament at 1:30 p.m. Schedule 1:30 p.m. Tee Time 6:30 p.m. Reception (one drink ticket included) Cost Golf - $50.00 per person, No charge for reception. (Space …
  • How to Run an Ethical Criminal Defense Practice CLE (EDU190425)


    Former Chief Disciplinary Counsel Patricia King and criminal defense practitioner Matt Berger will discuss ethical issues specifically related to the criminal defense practice. Attorney King will provide the book and legal version of everyday issues that face the criminal defense bar, and Attorney Berger will discuss implementing those rules into everyday practice. Including, criminal retainer agr…
  • Hot Topics in Employment: Discrimination & Harassment CLE (EYL190514)


    A program intended to provide discussion and information relating to trends in employment discrimination and harassment, such as transgender issues, sexual harassment, and leave issues. The program will present a diverse panel, offering views from a defense attorney, plaintiff's attorney, and the CHRO.
  • Retired Superior Court Judge Lynda B. Munro Receives 2019 Ladder Award
    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.

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