CBA News

  • Pioneer CBA Leadership Honored by UConn School of Law

    Monday, September 30, 2019

    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

    Monday, September 30, 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.
  • Pro Bono Clinic logo- square FREE Legal Advice Clinics in New Britain and Bridgeport

    Wednesday, September 25, 2019

    Members of the public can receive free legal advice at clinics in New Britain and Bridgeport.
  • Volunteer Pro Bono Clinic logo- square CBA Seeks Volunteers for New Britain and Bridgeport Pro Bono Clinics

    Friday, September 20, 2019

    The Connecticut Bar Association (CBA) is seeking attorneys to volunteer their time and legal knowledge at two pro bono clinics.
  • 6a00e553a80e10883401a5117dd693970c-500wi CBA to Host 19th Amendment Centennial Scavenger Hunt

    Wednesday, August 28, 2019

    The CBA will host the 19th Amendment Centennial Scavenger Hunt to honor the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment. The scavenger hunt will identify and highlight 11 historical sites across Connecticut that are significant to the suffrage movement and the passage of the 19th Amendment.
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Young Lawyer Section News

  • 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 Executive Committee Seeks Applications for 2019-2020 Bar Year

    Friday, March 1, 2019

    The YLS Executive Committee is a fantastic opportunity for you to take a leadership role in the Bar, network with friends and colleagues, create avenues for potential new clients, and make a name for yourself in this early part of your career.