The accomplishments, milestones, awards and news of UConn School of Law alumni:
Raymond B. Rubens ’42, of Bridgeport died Jan. 10, 2014 at St. Vincent's Medical Center. Read his obituary.
Richard M. Ray Sr. '72, a retired lawyer for the Connecticut General Life Insurance Company and Cigna Corporation, died January 1, 2014. Read his obituary.
Richard T. Meehan, Jr. '74 has been inducted as a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. Meehan is managing partner at Meehan Meehan & Gavin, LLP, Bridgeport.
William F. Gallagher ’63, sole proprietor of The Gallagher Law Firm in New Haven, died Dec. 25, 2013. Read his obituary.
Thomas H. Nikkel ’94, a public defender for the state of Connecticut, died December 13, 2013. Read his obituary.
Christopher M. Morelli '13 has joined the law firm of Trendowski & Allen, P.C. as an associate.
Margaret S. Moran ’10, an associate with Manion Gaynor & Manning LLP in Boston, married William A. Browder on October 26, 2013.
Assistant Attorney General Jennifer L. Paradee ’07 married David Bennetton on October 18, 2013 at Corpus Christi Church in Wethersfield.
The Portuguese Bar Association of Connecticut has presented Angelo L. Dos Santos ’73 with its Americo S. Ventura Lifetime achievement award. Dos Santos, who came to America when he was 7 years old, is a senior judge of the Connecticut Superior Court, Danielson. Before attaining senior status, he served as a Superior Court judge in the Windham Judicial District from 2001 until July 2010. He was the first person of Portuguese descent to be appointed to a judgeship in the state of Connecticut. Dos Santos’ distinguished legal career also includes a stint as an assistant public defender and more than 20 years in his own Hartford-based law practice.