The awards, accomplishments, speaking engagements and news of the distinguished faculty at UConn School of Law:
Professor Peter Kochenburger will speak at the National Council on Compensation Insurance's Annual Issues Symposium on Thursday, May 18, 2017. The symposium is a three-day conference centered around the workers compensation system. Kochenburger will debate Robert P. Hartwig from the University of South Carolina in a program titled Key Issues Facing Workers Comp.
Professor Dalié Jiménez has been appointed to the American Bankruptcy Institute's new Commission on Consumer Bankruptcy. The 15-member commission–which includes representatives of the financial services industry, consumer advocates, lawyers and law professors–will examine the consumer bankruptcy system and recommend improvements. Jiménez is an expert in commercial law, consumer financial protection, bankruptcy, credit, and debt collection markets. Much of her research focuses on the financial distress of American families.
Professor Richard Pomp will speak at The J. Nelson Young Tax Institute, to be held April 27 and 28, 2017, in Chapel Hill, N.C. The Tax Institute is an annual conference that covers state and federal tax issues, with an emphasis on topics that are new to the field. Pomp will be featured on a panel entitled Major Cases and Trends in State and Local Taxation.
Professor Sara Bronin will speak at the Third Annual Sustainability Conference of American Legal Educators on May 12, 2017 at Arizona State University's Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law in Phoenix. Bronin's speech is entitled Climate Action Planning in Hartford: A Case Study.
Professor Richard Pomp will speak at the New Mexico Tax Research Insititue Tax Policy Conference in Albuquerque on April 27-28, 2017.
Professor Sara Bronin will deliver a talk to the Connecticut Bar Association Real Estate Section on April 20, 2017, in Wallingford, Connecticut. Bronin's talk is entitled Frontiers in Zoning & Real Estate Development: Hartford.
Professor Susan Schmeiser spoke at a Connecticut Bar Association event entitled Pathways to Leadership for Women Lawyers on March 23, 2017. The event was hosted by the Women in Law section in association with the Young Lawyers section. Schmeiser focuses in the areas of family law, sexuality, gender and the law, health law, mental health law, criminal law, and torts.
Professor Sara Bronin will deliver a lecture entitled Professional Directions in Law & Architecture on Feb. 16, 2017, as a part of Trinity College's Master Class for Leadership Freshman Series.