Local Counsel

Connecticut Federal Court and COVID-19

No matter where you are in America, the 2020 COVID-19 outbreak has impacted court operations. Thankfully, the judges, clerks and staff in the District of Connecticut have done an excellent job minimizing the impact, promoting safety and continuing court operations during this crisis. Masks Required to Enter Any CT Federal[…]

Connecticut State Court and COVID-19

If you are planning on litigating in Connecticut State Court, the COVID-19 impacts to the system are widespread. The scope of this article does not include any evaluation of the legality of the actions taken by Governor Lamont or the Judicial Branch. The Executive Branch has a list of the[…]

Pro Hac Vice in Connecticut Federal Court

Admission as a visiting lawyer in the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut is a straight-forward process so long as you meet the requirements of the applicable local rule. Admission is considerably less costly and less burdensome than admission pro hac vice in state court. Details on[…]

Spotlight: Hartford Federal Court

Until 1963, the United States District Court in Hartford was headquartered at the old Post Office and Courthouse now known as the William R. Cotter Federal Building at 135-149 High Street. Outgrowing the facilities there, the seat of court at Hartford has been at the Abraham A. Ribicoff Federal Building[…]