The accomplishments, milestones, awards and news of UConn School of Law alumni:
Jason Weida '05 and Kyley Weida of Hingham, Massachusetts, happily announce the birth of their fourth child and third daughter, Hollis Grey, on Nov. 1, 2019. Hollis joins siblings Bowen, Alden and Sailor.
Felicia Hunt has joined Hassett and George. Hunt is a divorce and family lawyer with trial experience, including international child custody and kidnapping cases.
Luke Tashjian ‘06 will address the New Canaan Men’s Club in New Canaan, Connecticut on Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. Tashjian, a partner in the Trusts & Estates, Business Law, and Tax departments at Whitman Breed Abbott & Morgan LLC, will discuss selected 2019 Connecticut legislative session tax changes.
Javier Flores '06 has joined Dinsmore as a partner as the firm expands operations to Boston. His areas of focus include commercial litigation, product liability, class action, and general liability, as well as risk management issues.
Bruce Adams '06 has been named president and chief executive officer of the Credit Union League of Connecticut. He previously served as deputy commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Revenue Services and as general counsel to Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman.
Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont has named four UConn Law alumnae to the Council on Women and Girls Steering Committee. They are Karen DeMeola '96, an associate dean at UConn School of Law and past president of the Connecticut Bar Association; Michelle Duprey '93, director of the Department of Services for Persons with Disabilities for the city of New Haven; Aigné Goldsby '16, an associate with Neubert, Pepe & Monteith P.C. and founder of Black Esquire; and Ndidi Moses '05, an assistant United States attorney and civil rights coordinator in the District of Connecticut.
Three UConn Law alumni are included in the Hartford Business Journal's 2019 class of 40 Under Forty young professionals. They are Benjamin C. Jensen '05, attorney at Robinson and Cole and leader of the firm's Financial Services Cyber-Compliance Team and the Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Technology initiative; Collin J. Seguin '10, second vice president and regional director of the Subrogation Major Case Organization at Travelers; and Edward B. Spinella '08, partner at Murtha Cullina LLP.
William A. Powers '06 has joined Nossaman LLP in Washington, D.C., as a partner in the firm's Public Policy Practice Group. His practice focuses on political law and campaign finance issues.
Natalie Wagner '06 has been named the interim director of the Connecticut Bar Foundation. Wagner previously worked as counsel to Gov. Dannel Malloy and as counsel at Shipman & Goodwin. The Connecticut Bar Foundation is a non-profit which provides grants to legal agencies to provide legal work for communities who could not otherwise afford it.