Section Spotlight: Workers’ Compensation

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Commissioner John A. Mastropietro

On September 20, the CBA Workers’ Compensation Section sponsored a retirement dinner for Commissioner John A. Mastropietro at La Bella Vista in Waterbury. Section members, workers’ compensation attorneys, claim representatives, family, friends, and colleagues joined together to wish the commissioner well in future endeavors.

The CBA Workers’ Compensation Section aims to organize the members of the CBA who are workers’ compensation practitioners and to educate all members of the bar from all sides at all levels of expertise as to workers’ compensation law. Furthermore, this section attempts to provide services to organizations other than the CBA when those organizations are involved in the Connecticut Workers’ Compensation system.

Interested in joining the section? You can join the Workers’ Compensation Section at any time throughout the bar year.

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Pre-order the 2019 Membership Guide and Directory

Stay informed and connected with the 2019 Membership Guide and Directory, which provides convenient access to:

  • Complete MCLE rule, commentary, and FAQs to help you comply
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Committee Requests for the 2018-2019 Bar Year

1b5c636e-c373-4170-ba39-8d9eec0db211Committees are critical to our success as a member-driven organization. Service on a committee is a great way to advance your profession, build your network, and share your expertise with fellow members.

If you are interested in remaining on your committee or possibly joining another, please fill out a Committee Selection Request Form by Thursday, May 31, 2018. If you have any questions about the form, or the process, contact Carol DeJohn at (860)612-2000 or cdejohn@ctbar.org.

Committees Accepting Applications
Civics Education Committee
Connecticut Bar Journal Board of Editors
Connecticut Lawyer Advisory Committee
Diversity and Inclusion Committee
Immigration Law Committee
Medical Marijuana Committee
Membership Committee
Municipal Law Committee
Privacy and Data Security Committee
Pro Bono Committee
Professionalism Committee

CLC Registration is Now Open

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June 11, 2018

Earn your 12 MCLE credits with the Connecticut Legal Conference*

This event sold-out last year, reserve your spot today!

Don’t miss over 40 CLE seminars covering:

  • Practice-based annual reviews and updates
  • Cutting-edge trends in legal technology, law practice management, and major practice areas
  • Recent developments in legal ethics

Visit ctlegalconference.com for more information on the day and to view seminar details.

*Full-day member registrants can earn six credits at the conference, and get post-conference access to more than 20 on-demand CLE products!

Set Yourself Apart as a Leader in the Law

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Do you have knowledge on hot topics in your practice area that you would like to share with your colleagues? Is there a specific court case you’ve been wanting to examine? We want to hear from you; write for Connecticut Lawyer!

Connecticut Lawyer magazine is a prime member benefit that contributes to your professional growth; informs readers of important legislative changes, court decisions, and other issues arising in the legal profession; and keeps members abreast of CBA activities.

If you would like to submit an article for consideration, have information for the “CBA News & Events” section, or have any other editorial inquiries, please contact the Associate Editor at lzwiebel@ctbar.org. Please review our editorial guidelines on subject matter, format, and deadlines.

Serve More Clients with Limited Scope Representation Tools CLE

Wednesday, May 10
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
CBA Law Center

About the Program
Grow your practice by serving clients who have money but cannot afford to hire a full-service attorney. This seminar will teach you how to offer limited scope representation, coaching, and packages to expand your practice, and the communications techniques necessary to avoid getting grieved.

You Will Learn

  • About limited scope representation, unbundled legal services, and alternative business models, whether they are right for your practice, and how to integrate them into your toolkit
  • Best practices for written communications, including engagement/disengagement letters, with a focus on creating sustainable limited representation relationships
  • Ethical considerations at the beginning of attorney-client relationships, and the special concerns in limited representations
  • How to maintain the boundaries of limited scope representations

CLE Credits
CT: 2.5 CLE Credits (0.5 Ethics/2.0 Professional Practice)
NY: 3.0 CLE Credits (0.5 Ethics/2.5 Professional Practice)

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