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Connecticut Lawyer Magazine - July/August 2015
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July/August 2015   Volume 26/Number 1


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A Fresh Wrap from the Capitol
By Bill Chapman
Find out more about the CBA’s role in Connecticut’s 2015 legislative session.

Cheers to 140 Years

The CBA, founded in 1875, celebrated its 140th anniversary on June 2. View some of the association’s highlights through the years.

Law Firm Breakups and Lawyer Departures: The Ethical Dos and Don’ts
By David P. Atkins
Learn about the ethical obligations to clients that are triggered when a law firm partner departs his or her law firm. With any such departure, both the departing lawyer and the firm owe certain obligations to the clients, particularly when both campaign to “keep” the clients’ files.

Five Tips for an Effective Appellate Argument
By Hon. Douglas S. Lavine
This article provides five succinct suggestions for effectively answering questions from judges and other decision-makers.

Hedge Funds and Private Equity Funds: What They Are, How They Operate, How to Value, and What Every Matrimonial Attorney Should Know about Them, Part Two
By Vladmir V. Korobov, Aidan R. Welsh, and Peter Bryniczka
This two-part article offers insights into some of the valuation and legal challenges that often arise in matrimonial cases involving hedge funds. Part two serves as a practical guide for practitioners when dealing with cases that involve the valuation of an individual’s interest in a hedge fund/private equity company.


President’s Message
Random Reflections on the New Bar Year
By William H. Clendenen, Jr.

A Message from the Executive Director

Working Together for a Stronger Profession

By Douglas S. Brown

Time to Go Pro Bono

Connecticut Veterans Legal Center: Are You Ready to Serve?

By Mary-Christy Fisher

Building Your Practice

5 Practical Tips on Professionalism

By Richard Huve

Supreme Deliberations

Finkle v. Carroll, 315 Conn. 821 (2015): When Suing the Wrong Defendant Isn't Wrong Enough for Protection Under General Statutes § 52-593

By Charles D. Ray and Matthew A. Weiner

Young Lawyers

The Need for Expectation
By Matthew Necci



Court Decisions
Highlights from Recent Superior Court Decisions

News & Events
Peers & Cheers
In Memoriam





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