The accomplishments, milestones, awards and news of UConn School of Law alumni:
Aldona A. Baron ’11 was featured in a Connecticut Law Tribune article, “Polish Ties Earn Attorneys a White House Invitation: New Britain Couple Participates in Immigration Law Event.” Baron is an associate at Podorowsky, Thompson & Baron, LLC, New Britain.
Leni D. Battaglia '05 co-authored an article on New York City’s leave laws, “New York City Earned Sick Time Act Expanded Before Taking Effect.” Battaglia is an associate at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, New York, NY.
Kristen M. Bandura '13 has joined the Stamford office of Robinson & Cole LLP as an associate.
Carrianna K. Field '07 was nominated to the Mount Holyoke College board of trustees as an alumnae trustee. Field is deputy director of foreign exchange programs at UConn School of Law.
Jessica H. Stein ’11 married Aaron Soufer on June 2, 2013.
Corey J. Brinson '05 was featured in a Connecticut Law Tribune article entitled, “Hartford Solo Gets National Attention Representing Former NFL Star.” Brinson is a solo practitioner in Hartford.
Joanna S. Bowers '13 was presented with the Best Student Note Award at the Connecticut Law Review’s annual Alumni Awards dinner in recognition of her achievement in legal scholarship. Bowers’ article, “Downloading Minimum Contacts: The Propriety of Exercising Personal Jurisdiction Based on Smartphone Apps,” (45 Conn. L. Rev. 357) has already garnered much attention in the legal community and been a leading authority for practitioners and scholars when discussing the issue of smartphone apps. Bowers is a law clerk for Judge Alvin W. Thompson of the United States District Court, District of Connecticut, Hartford.
Jamie L. Grace-Alvarado ’13 married Michael Taylor on October 5, 2013.
Christopher R. Shea '11 was the keynote speaker at Kingswood Oxford School’s Cum Laude Society induction and dinner. Shea is an associate at Cohn Birnbaum & Shea P.C., Hartford.