YLS Executive Committee Holiday Party (SYL191211)
$25 (Proceeds will go to Prudence Crandall Center)
Includes open bar (beer or wine) and complimentary pizzas, pretzels, and dessert pretzel bites. Gluten friendly crust will be available.
All funds collected from this event will benefit the Prudence Crandall Center. The Prudence Crandall Center is located in New Britain and is the oldest domestic violence program in Connecticut. It offers s…
CANCELLED: Medical Marijuana – Who Pays? CLE (EYL191203)
This seminar will discuss medical marijuana and workers’ compensation, and the conflicts between the state of Connecticut (which has a medical marijuana program) and federal law. Learn about the CT medical marijuana scheme and the conflict of law/supremacy clause, constitutionality (what we can and cannot decide in CT), the current cases at the CRB, and what other states have done thus far.
Committee on Cannabis Law (CCL191023)
YLS Executive Committee Meeting (SYL191023)
YLS Pro Bono Fair (SYL191106)
Join the YLS for a networking event and information session relating to Pro Bono opportunities in Connecticut.
Members of the CBA’s Pro Bono Network will be in attendance to provide information about how attorneys can build their resumes, receive free training, gain valuable experience, and help their communities by volunteering to provide pro bono services in Connecticut.
This event is open to al…
Membership Committee Meeting (CMC191204)
Membership Committee Meeting (CMC200205)
Membership Committee Meeting (CMC200401)
Balance for a Better Legal Profession
2019-2020 Bar Year Theme
“Helping members achieve professional success and emotional well-being at all stages of their professional
Ndidi N. Moses
2019-2020 CBA President
Connecticut Professionals’ Leadership Academy
2020 Program Sessions
Tuesday, January 14
8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Lean Principles and Practices Team-Building Workshop
Clifton Strengths Leadership Workshop
Tuesday, February 11
Legislative Day at the Capitol
Tuesday, March 3
9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
10Ks of Personal Branding
Tuesday, April 7
9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Junior Achievement Volunteer Day
Lawyer Well-being Task Force Meeting (LWB191112)
CBA Leadership Honored by UConn School of Law
On September 12, UConn School of Law honored numerous CBA leaders during its Gallery of Pioneers Celebration at the Thomas J. Meskill Law Library. At the event reception, photographs were unveiled for the law school’s alumni honoring CBA leadership.
New Legislative Acts Effective October 2019
Based on the past legislative session, new acts have become effective as of October 1, 2019. A selection of new acts that are of special interest to CBA members are below.
Labor and Employment Section Meeting (SLE191112)
New Connecticut Labor and Employment Laws: Kind of a Big Deal
Mark Sommaruga, Partner, Pullman & Comley LLC
Charles Krich, Principal Attorney, Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities
Heidi Lane, Director, Legal Division of Connecticut Department of Labor
Please join the Labor and Employment Section for a discussion concerning import…
Ethics in Intellectual Property: Key Insights From Application to Jury Verdict CLE (EIP191203)
The program will examine exemplary ethical issues arising in intellectual property matters in depth, including ethical issues arising during trademark clearance and investigations, appropriate conflict-of-interest screening for in-house and outside counsel during patent prosecution, and ethical jury selection strategies for federal intellectual property litigations.
Insurance Law Section Meeting (SIL200114): Flood Coverage
Insurance Law Section (SIL200220): CT Insurance Decisions Year-In-Review
Environmental Law Section Meeting with Guest Speaker Commissioner Katie Dykes (SEN191104)
CT DEEP's Goals for the Lamont Administration
Commissioner Katie Dykes
CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
Commissioner Dykes will outline the new 20 by 20 program to underscore what her administration hopes to accomplish in the next 15 months. Attorneys will then have an opportunity to ask questions of Commissioner Dykes.
CT: 1.0 CLE Credits | NY: 0.0 …
FREE Legal Advice Clinics in New Britain and Bridgeport
Members of the public can receive free legal advice at clinics in New Britain and Bridgeport.
Family Law Section Meeting - JUDGES MEETING (SFL200512)