The Hartford County Bar Association

The HCBA is a voluntary not-for-profit association of lawyers and judges in Hartford County, dedicated to promoting public service and furthering the principles of law and justice.

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Hon. Anne C. Dranginis (Ret.) Elected as HCBA President

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Hon. Anne C. Dranginis (Ret.) of Litchfield, Connecticut, an attorney in the Hartford office of Pullman & Comley LLC, was elected President of the Hartford County Bar Association at its Annual Meeting at The Bond Ballroom on May 10, 2016.
Biography
Anne C. Dranginis, Connecticut Appellate Court Judge (Ret.), focuses on litigation matters involving matrimonial law, corporate compliance and governance, trial strategy, appellate law, arbitration and mediation and is a member of the firm’s Family Law Practice.  She retired in January 2006 as an Associate Judge of the Connecticut Appellate Court after serving for more than 21 years on the Superior and Appellate Court bench to become a principal at a Hartford law firm.. Read more here

In addition to the election of President Dranginis, the following Officers were elected: Robert E. Kaelin, President Elect; Michael Menapace, Treasurer; Patrick Tomasiewicz, Secretary and Thomas A. Gugliotti, Past President.

The following awards were presented:
The 2016 Judge Maxwell Heiman Memorial Award-Presented to Attorney Genea O. Bell, Chief Legal and Human Resources Officer, Community Health Services, Inc.
The 2016 John M. Bailey Award for Public Service– Presented to Timothy S. Fisher, Dean, University of Connecticut School of Law
The 2016 Hartford County Bar Association President’s Award for Excellence-Presented to Attorney John C. Matulis, Jr., The Law Offices of Januszewski, McQuillan and DeNigris, LLP

The Hartford County Bar Association is a voluntary not-for-profit association of lawyers and judges in Hartford County, dedicated to promoting public service and advancing the principles of law and justice through its more than 2000 members. The Hartford County Bar Association, established in 1783, is reputed to be the oldest continuously operated Bar Association in the country.
Author: Jeanette Bonee