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New Leaders In The Law Nomination Application

The Law Tribune is accepting nominations for our annual New Leaders in the Law awards. We’re looking to spotlight lawyers under the age of 40 who have excelled in the courtroom, in client service and cultivation, in service to bar associations and in performing pro bono work or community service in a volunteer capacity.

Judge Declares ICE’s Nationwide Shackling Policy Unconstitutional

Yale Law School’s student legal clinics continue to make news at a dizzying pace. Last week, students filed a potential class action on behalf of military veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder who had received less-than-honorable discharges and were seeking to upgrade those discharges so they could receive benefits.

New Co-Directors For Quinnipiac Law School’s Center on Dispute Resolution

If the Quinnipiac University School of Law has a calling card, it’s the school’s Center on Dispute Resolution, which was studying alternatives to litigation before ADR was a hot topic nationwide.

Former East Haven Attorney Charged With Embezzling From Estate

The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Connecticut reports that a former East Haven attorney has been charged with stealing more than $18,000 of the proceeds from the sale of a house owned by an estate he was retained to represent. Here’s the news release from federal prosecutors

Wilson Elser Builds On Connecticut Expansion

It’s been a busy winter for mergers and reorganizations involving law firms in Connecticut. Among the biggest movers and shakers is the national firm of Wilson Elser, which has nearly 800 attorneys in 25 offices in the United States and the U.K.

Law Tribune Seeks Articles For Special Sections

The Law Tribune is seeking articles for several upcoming special practice sections. Articles should be about 1,200 words long, contain no footnotes and be written in such a manner that lawyers who practice any type of law can understand them.

The Connecticut Practice Book Now Available In Mobile-Friendly Format

The Connecticut Practice Book is now available in a mobile-friendly format on the Judicial Branch’s website at: http://www.jud.ct.gov/Publications/PracticeBook/PB_mobile.pdf.

Quinnipiac University Will Host Gun Seminar

Quinnipiac University will host a symposium, ‘Gun Laws, Public Health and the Prevalence of Gun Violence,’ March 1.

Silver Golub & Teitell LLP Sponsors Brain Injury Alliance of Connecticut Annual Conference

Hundreds of medical professionals, educators and service providers to meet for discussion and education.

New York University law professor to discuss "Covering: The Hidden Assault on Our Civil Rights" March 19 at Quinnipiac University School of Law Center

New York University law professor to discuss ‘Covering: The Hidden Assault on Our Civil Rights’ March 19 at Quinnipiac University School of Law Center

Cantor Colburn Attorney To Chair International Task Force

Curt Krechevsky, an attorney at the Hartford-based intellectual property firm of Cantor Colburn, has been appointed by the International Trademark Association to co-chair a new task force on Brands and Innovation. A former member of the INTA Board of Directors, Krechevsky has also chaired and served on numerous INTA committees in his more than 20 years of involvement with the group.

The Law Trib Wants Lawyers For Our After Hours Feature

Do you – or another lawyer that you know – have an interesting second job, hobby, volunteer post or sports, craft or artistic skill?