The Connecticut Judicial Branch has announced the assignment of judges, which are effective September 2, 2019 – September 6, 2020. If you would like to view the assignment of judges in its entirety, click here.
Governor Malloy announced the final legislative confirmation of Richard A. Robinson to serve as chief justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court, following Chief Justice Chase T. Rogers’ retirement from the bench on February 5, 2018. Chief Justice Robinson will be the first African American chief justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court.
The Honorable Steven Ecker of the Bridgeport Superior Court will fill the associate justice seat on the Connecticut Supreme Court. Justice Ecker has been a judge of the superior court since 2014.
Read CBA President Karen DeMeola’s statement regarding Chief Justice Robinson’s confirmation.
On Wednesday, April 4, the CBA Labor and Employment Law Section and the Connecticut Employment Lawyers Association co-sponsored, Three Views from the Bench: Questions & Answers with Harford’s Federal Judges, at the Hartford Golf Club in West Hartford. Judges Alfred V. Covello, Donna F. Martinez, and Michael P. Shea, shared insights and anecdotes from their many years of presiding over federal employment cases. In honor of Judge Covello’s 25th year on the District Court in 2017, Judges Martinez and Shea joined the panel, for what has annually been a Q & A with one judge.