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Alumni Achievements

Featured Alumni

Don Bell '13 has used his law degree and dedication to community service to make strides towards diversity on Capitol Hill through advocacy, education and direct services.

Before he applied to the Insurance LLM program at UConn School of Law, Andrés Avila earned a law degree in Colombia and worked for an insurance law firm in Miami and London.

After Laura Linde '17 earned an undergraduate degree at Freie University Berlin, she didn’t just want to study more law; she wanted to practice it.

Alumni Notes
William Trachsel '71 Appointed to Cape Cod Foundation Board
Jan 16, 2019 -

The Cape Cod Foundation announced the election of William Trachsel '71 to its board of directors on January 15, 2019. Before his retirement in 2007, Trachsel worked at Pratt and Whitney for over 20 years. 

In Memoriam: Thomas H. Dooley '64
Jan 14, 2019 -

Thomas H. Dooley '64, a former longtime Connecticut attorney and two-term Connecticut House of Representatives member, died on January 6, 2019. Read his obituary. 

Joette Katz '77 Joins Shipman & Goodwin LLP
Jan 14, 2019 -

Shipman & Goodwin LLP announced that Joette Katz '77 has joined the firm as a partner in the Business Litigation Practice Group. Prior to joining the firm, Katz served as the commissioner of the Connecticut State Department of Children and Families for eight years. Prior to that, she was an associate justice on the Connecticut Supreme Court for over 18 years. Katz will work out of Shipman & Goodwin's Hartford and Stamford offices. 

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Alumni Awards

Every year the University of Connecticut Law School Alumni Association honors some of our most admirable alumni for their service to the law school, the legal profession and the community. Learn more about the awards.