Pullman Attorneys to Speak at the 2023 Connecticut Legal Conference
The 2023 Connecticut Legal Conference, sponsored by the Connecticut Bar Association, will feature Pullman & Comley attorneys throughout the program. The conference will include an exhibitor showcase, four seminar selections, a luncheon and reception. Pullman attorneys will speak at the following seminars:
In one of the first sessions of the day, Privacy and Data Security attorney Russell F. Anderson will present on "The New Connecticut Consumer Date Privacy Law: Important Considerations for Business Lawyers," from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. He will provide an overview of the CT Data Privacy Act set to take effect on July 1, 2023, with an emphasis on business obligations under the Act and how they interact with other duties and obligations. The session will also cover strategies for compliance and address coordinating compliance efforts with laws in other jurisdictions. In particular, Russ will discuss best practices that Connecticut companies can implement, including what a privacy program might be comprised of for Connecticut companies.
Bankruptcy, Creditors' Rights and Financial Restructuring attorney Kristin B. Mayhew will moderate a session titled "Commercial Law and Bankruptcy: The Year in Review" from 10:15a.m. - 12:15 p.m., where she will lead panelists in a dynamic discussion covering recent cases in commercial litigation, consumer bankruptcy and business bankruptcy.
Family Law attorney Kelly A. Scott will speak on the "Appellate Law Considerations in Family Law Cases" panel from 10:15a.m. - 12:15 p.m. This program will feature family law practitioners with appellate experience and an appellate jurist discussing key considerations for (a) family law practitioners to keep in mind during trial for purposes of appeal and (b) those practitioners or appellate counsel retained after trial to keep in mind in pursuing an appeal in a family law case, from filing to disposition.
Chair of the firm's Family Law practice Campbell D. Barrett will speak on the topic of "Family Law Year in Review" from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. The session will cover seminal family law cases from 2022 and 2023 in a candid and lively environment and will teach attendees about the new family court procedure.
Professional Liability attorney Dana Hrelic will explain how lawyers must remain cognizant of potential ethical risks as they continue to expand their online presence through their firm marketing or social media use. The session titled "How to Ethically Use Social Media Marketing and Best Practices to Optimize Growth While Also Safeguarding Your Practice" will run from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Lastly, Litigation attorney James T. Shearin will co-present “Reinvigorating the Lawsuit” with the Honorable Thomas G. Moukawsher, Connecticut Superior Court, Middletown to discuss ways litigation might better serve lawyers, clients and the country. They will cover specific ways to draft complaints, how to handle motion practice and discovery, and how to organize a trial in order for a lawsuit to solve problems.
Find additional event details on the CBA website.