The accomplishments, milestones, awards and news of UConn School of Law alumni:
Donald W. Bania '74, a former communicant and avid UConn sports fan, died on September 12, 2018. Read his obituary.
Judge Michael A. Albis '78 has been appointed chief administrative judge of family matters for the state of Connecticut. Albis has served as a Superior Court judge since 2013. Previously, he was a partner at Hilcoff & Albis, LLC in East Haven. Albis' appointment took effect as of September 4, 2018.
Ronald M. Gregory '67, a former state elections enforcement officer and small business owner, died on August 28, 2018. Read his obituatry.
Robert Fasulo '65, a longtime Connecticut and Florida lawyer and accountant, died on August 3, 2018. Read his obituary.
Donal D. Dakers '62, former Army Captain and New Haven chief public defender, died on July 29, 2018. Read his obituary.
Stephen A. Wiener, who practiced law in Connecticut and Massachusetts for over 30 years, died on July 24, 2018. Read his obituary.
Wendy Wolff Susco '71, the first female editor of the Law Review and a former Connecticut Superior Court judge, died on July 20, 2018. Read her obituary.
The following alumni have been elected 2018 Fellows of the Connecticut Bar Foundation: Marsha Anastasia '92 of Pitney Bowes Inc; John Andreini '79 of the Law Offices of John M. Andreini; Richard Casher '76 of Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP; Edwin Colon '09 of Berchem Moses PC; Karen Dowd '91 of Horton, Dowd, Bartschi & Levesque PC; Dara Goings '05 of Ruel Ruel Goings & Britt LLC; David Hardy '99 of Carmody Torrance Sandak & Hennessey LLP; Karen Hart '97 of Leete, Kosto & Wizner LLP; Robert Melvin '91 of Robinson+Cole; Keisha Palmer '09 of Robinson+Cole; James Ray '92 of Robison+Cole; James Ruel '99 of Ruel Ruel Goings & Britt LLC; Dana Hrelic '08 of Horton, Dowd, Barschi & Levesque PC; Judge Joseph Schwartz '07 of the Connecticut Superior Court; Cheryl Sharp '93 of the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities; Michael Thompson '91 of Wiggin and Dana LLP; S. Dave Vatti '92 of the U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Connecticut; and Latonia Williams '09 of Shipman & Goodwin LLP. The new fellows were chosen in recognition of their exemplary professionalism and advancement of the legal practice.
Dennis A. McCormack '76, a Windsor-area lawyer for more than 40 years, died on July 16, 2018. Read his obituary.