Forecast 2014: CBA Takes Aim At Clients Of Modest Means
Family Law Task Forces
In family law, CBA members are currently serving on a legislative task force considering alimony reform and a separate task force on child custody and parental alienation. CBA sections also take positions on procedures, such as the Administrative Law Section's support of an independent office of administrative hearings.
In the meantime, the CBA's Pro Bono Committee is also asking the Judicial Branch's Rules Committee to add a cy pres provision to the Connecticut Practice Book.
The Connecticut Bar Association, with its divergent practice areas and diverse body of lawyers, has tremendous strength when it speaks as one voice. On Bank Street in New Britain, at the headquarters of the CBA, Acting Executive Director Douglas Brown inspires and supports the volunteer leaders and staff through his energy, enthusiasm, a highly professional management style and a complete dedication to excellence for the organized bar.
This year, the CBA will launch a new, fresh event to present its annual awards on April 3, followed by a reinvigorated annual meeting to be held on June 16, 2014. The Connecticut Bar Association is a professional community of over 9,000 members and growing. It will continue to offer a vast array of professional and community service opportunities both now and into the future.•