Press Release06.22.2022

Dana M. Hrelic Elected as Connecticut State Delegate in the ABA House of Delegates

HARTFORD, CT, June 22, 2022: Appellate and commercial litigation attorney Dana M. Hrelic has been elected to become the Connecticut State Delegate to the American Bar Association's (ABA) House of Delegates, the law firm of Pullman & Comley, LLC announced today. 

The House of Delegates is the policy-making body of the ABA and its nearly 600 members formulate policy for the Association.  Members draft, debate and vote on resolutions and determine what the legal profession will say to the courts, congress, governments and bar associations. As the State Delegate, Ms. Hrelic will serve on the nominating committee that selects ABA leadership and she will serve as chair of the Connecticut delegation in the House of Delegates. Ms. Hrelic is currently serving as a member of the Connecticut delegation in the House and will begin her term as State Delegate in August.

Ms. Hrelic joined Pullman in 2021 and has substantial experience in state, territorial, and federal appeals in the areas of constitutional law, complex litigation and business law, family law, juvenile law, personal injury, administrative law, civil procedure, probate law, and criminal law.  She has represented clients before the Connecticut Appellate and Supreme Courts as well as the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, the Supreme Court of the United States, and the Supreme Court of the U.S. Virgin Islands.  She also has experience working on appellate matters in the Eleventh Circuit. 

Ms. Hrelic is an active member of numerous professional organizations and has held leadership roles in the Connecticut Bar Association, the American Counsel Association, and the American Bar Association, serving as the Second Circuit Member of the ABA Federal Judiciary Committee, and serving as Chair of the ABA Young Lawyers Division.  She is an active writer and co-authors three books, including the Connecticut Practice Book AnnotatedConnecticut Juvenile Law and A Practical Guide to Evidence in Connecticut, authoring the chapter on reputation evidence.  Ms. Hrelic routinely presents on appellate practice and procedure, diversity in the profession, legal education, and innovation in the profession. 

She received her B.A., with distinction, from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and earned her J.D. from the University of Connecticut School of Law.

About Pullman & Comley, LLC

Pullman & Comley is one of Connecticut’s largest firms and, for more than 100 years, has provided a wide range of legal services to clients in the New England region, as well as throughout the United States and internationally. Pullman & Comley’s major practice areas include business organizations and finance; government finance; health care; labor, employment law and employee benefits; litigation; property tax and valuation; real estate, energy, environmental and land use; and trusts and estates. The firm has offices in Bridgeport, Hartford, Waterbury and Westport, Connecticut; White Plains, New York; Springfield, Massachusetts; and Wakefield, Rhode Island. The firm is an active member of the Law Firm Alliance, an international affiliation of law firms. For more information, please visit


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