U.S. Court of Appeals Seeks Attorneys for Pro Bono Panel

The Criminal Justice Act/Pro Bono Committee is accepting applications for the Second Circuit’s Pro Bono Panel.

Panel members will represent pro se litigants in civil appeals that present issues of first impression, complex issues of law or fact, or raise potentially meritorious claims warranting further briefing and oral argument.

The deadline to submit applications is April 30. Click here to learn more and submit an application.

To see the full version of this week’s Weekly Docket, click here.

Cyber Security


In this week’s episode of BarChat, Arthur House, State of Connecticut Cyber Security Risk Officer, discusses the issue of cyber security and why we all need to care about it.

View this BarChat episode!

For a full library of BarChat episodes, click here.

Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Essentials

Tuesday, February 28
Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Essentials
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
CBA Law Center

About the Program
Learn the basics of representing a client in Chapter 13 bankruptcy from initial evaluation through conclusion. The Chapter 13 trustee for the District of Connecticut and an experienced practitioner will explain the process and provide insight from their unique individual perspectives.

CLE Credits
CT: 2.0 CLE Credits
NY: 2.0 CLE Credits (2.0 Professional Practice)


Introducing the Education Portal

15336367-d38b-45bd-bc6c-9eb2a8f1ae4eThe CBA’s Education Portal allows you to access CLE seminars
and track your credits – all in one place.

Top 3 Things to Know About our NEW  Education Portal
  1. It’s Customizable
    The Education Portal can be customized to provide the most relevant content for your interests. Click on My Preferences and take a minute to personalize your portal.
  2. It’s Convenient
    The Education Portal provides ” just in time” learning to help you serve your clients, advance your practice, and comply with the new Connecticut MCLE rule. This new tool can be accessed anytime, anywhere, and allows you to pause, rewind, or re-watch.
  3. There’s a Member Launch Special
    Right now, members can pay just $59 for an additional 40% off member pricing on all on-demand products. Hurry before this offer expires!


       Visit ctbar.org/EducationPortal to learn more!

            Please Note: Members must be logged in to view the Education Portal.

2-13-17 Capitol Update


The CBA’s legislative lobbyist, Bill Chapman, guides us through the 2017 legislative session (January 4 – June 7), with latest news, interviews, CBA position updates, and more in the Capitol Update newsletter and video series. These Capitol Updates are also available to members at ctbar.org/capitolupdate.

Watch this week’s video!
An Interview with State Representative Stephanie Cummings

Read this week’s newsletter!
2-13-17 Capitol Update Newsletter

Join CBA Sections for Free


If you’ve ever thought about getting involved in one of our communities of practice, now’s your chance!

CBA members may join additional sections for the rest of this bar year, for FREE.

If you’re looking to:

  • Network with colleagues
  • Keep current in your practice area
  • Impact policy legislation

Sections serve as your vehicle to success in your practice of law. Learn more!

To see the full version of this week’s Weekly Docket, click here.