Federal Government Attorneys

The CBA is offering a

In an effort to assist lawyers affected by the shutdown of the federal government, the Connecticut Bar Association is offering free CLE programs to all affected lawyers through the month of February.

Through February, any lawyer who works for the federal government may register for free, for any CLE course offered through April 30, 2019.

“The Connecticut Bar Association recognizes and appreciates the efforts of all lawyers who keep our federal government and the federal judiciary running. If the CBA can be of further assistance, please feel free to let us know,” stated CBA President Jonathan M. Shapiro.

A member who qualifies for this offer may take advantage of it by contacting the CBA’s Member Service Center at MSC@ctbar.org or (844)469-2221.

Planning Beings Now – 11th John A. Speziale Alternative Dispute Resolution Symposium

The Speziale ADR Symposium Planning Committee is looking for attorneys who practice family law to serve on a planning committee for the Speziale ADR Symposium to be held at Quinnipiac University School of Law on November 1, 2019. For more information, download this PDF:

Congratulations to the 2018-19 CAPABA Officers and Directors!

We’re excited to announce the election results for the 2018-19 CAPABA Officers and Directors:

President – Prerna Rao
Vice President – Dan Brody
Vice President of Communications – Yuri Min
Vice President of Content and Marketing – Monica Laskos
Treasurer – Wonchi Ju
Secretary – Raymond Withers-Tong

Board of Directors
– Tanya Bovée
– Jenny R. Chou
– Angel Y. Feng
– John S. Ho
– Daniel S. Jo
– Joe Khanna
– Hon. Hunchu Kwak
– Edward C. Lee
– Anna Matsuo
– Ling Ly
– Michelle Querijero
– Calvin K. Woo

Please congratulate and welcome them!

Collaborative Bar Leadership Academy

Applications for the sixth annual Collaborative Bar Leadership Academy (CBLA) is being accepted until May 25, 2018. The CBLA is a collaborative effort among the ABA, NAPABA, Hispanic Nat’l Bar Assoc., Nat’l LGBT Bar Assoc., and Nat’l Native American Bar Assoc. to strengthen the pipeline of diverse bar association leaders through leadership training and professional development programs. Click here for more info and to apply.