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The CHBA would like to congratulate board member and past president, Maggie Castinado, on her appointment at treasurer for the Connecticut Bar Association. 

Maggie was sworn in during the CBA's first ever Virtual Annual Meeting on June 8, 2020.

The CHBA celebrates the nomination of Hon. José A. Suarez to the Connecticut Appellate Court. 

Read our press release here
CHBA Scholarship Now Open!

The application for the annual CHBA scholarship is now open. The scholarship is made possible through our long standing partnership with the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving.

The application for the scholarship can be accessed by clicking here
Monday, July 27
5:00 pm - From the Courthouse to the Streets: Lawyering in the Time of Black Lives Matter
Wednesday, August 12
5:30 pm - Prospanica Virtual Book Club (The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom by Don Miguel Ruiz)
Wednesday and Thursday, August 19-20
HNBA Virtual Career Fair 
How to Assist on Election Day

The CBA and the Secretary of State's office have a joint program called the "Secretary's Legal Assistance Program."   The program trains volunteer attorneys to assist the Secretary of the State and be on call to respond to polling issues on Election Day, Tuesday, August 11.

To learn more about the program or find out how to participate, click here

Job Openings and Other Opportunities

For various positions across the country, click here.

Division of Public Defender Services: The Division of Public Defender Services is has four openings statewide for Temporary Deputy Assistant Public Defender positions. To learn more about these openings, click here

The Division is also looking to hire an Assistant Public Defender in New London JD. To learn more about the position, please click here

Connecticut Veterans' Legal Center: CVLC is looking for fellowship candidates. To learn more about a fellowship position with CVLC, click here.    

Division of Public Defender Services:  The Division of Public Defender Services has an opening for a social worker (full-time) in New Haven (GA #23). To learn more about this position, click here

The Division of Public Defender Services is also looking for an administrative assistant in Child Protection and Delinquency Defense Unit. To learn more about this position, click here 

CHBA Scholarship: Apply for the CHBA scholarship today. The deadline is September 30, 2020. It is open to students from Quinnipiac, Yale, UConn, and Western New England. Click here to learn more and apply.

Hon. Ann M. Nevins: In Fall 2020, Judge Nevins, of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Connecticut, will be accepting applications for summer interns for Summer 2021. To learn more about being a U.S. Bankruptcy Court intern, click here.