The accomplishments, milestones, awards and news of UConn School of Law alumni:
Halloran Sage has announced that Morris Borea '82 and Karl-Erik Sternlof '83 have joined the firm as partners. Borea will practice in the Hartford office in the areas of municipal and state government, litigation and dispute resolution. Sternlof will joins the firm's corporate business and transactions and real estate practice group, practicing in the New London office in the area of corporate business law.
Tom Santopietro '81 will discuss his new book, "Why To Kill a Mockingbird Matters" at the Mark Twain House in Hartford on July 23, 2018. The event will begin at 6 p.m. with Santopietro's presentation, and will conclude with a live screening of the original film.
Roberta Lalama, a justice of the peace and notary public, died on June 18, 2018. Read her obituary.
Lynn Blackwell '87, a division chief at the state Department of Motor Vehicles, died on June 7, 2018. Read her obituary.
Robert Kiley '87 will be ordained as a permanent deacon at the Cathedral of Saint Joseph on June 2, 2018. Kiley, along with five other men also being ordained Saturday, will join more than 175 active deacons of the Archdiocese of Hartford. Kiley works as a principal attorney, defending health care providers in medical malpractices cases, at Danaher Lagnese, PC.
William Davis '55 and Claudia Baio '89 were recognized as 2018 Distinguished Leaders by the Connecticut Law Tribune. The award is given annually to lawyers who achieve a major accomplishment during the year while demonstrating strong leadership skills. The Tribune's fourth annual awards dinner was held May 24, 2018 in Hartford.
Judge José Rodriguez ‘80, who served as a New York City Housing Court judge for more than 27 years, died on May 12, 2018. Read more here.
The Connecticut legislature confirmed 11 UConn alumni as judges of the Superior Court in votes taken May 3, 2018. All 11 were nominated to the bench by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. The new judges are: Claudia A. Baio '89; Tejas Bhatt '03; Suzanne E. Caron '88; Robert W. Clark '97; Eric D. Coleman '77; Ann E. Lynch '90; Jennifer Macierowski '95; Maureen Price-Boreland '92; Joseph B. Schwartz '07; James Sicilian '81; and James Field Spallone '92.