Howard Kaplan Memorial Lecture on Law and Society-State Government Through a Prism: Perspectives from Serving in All Three Branches with Associate Justice Andrew McDonald

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The inaugural Howard Kaplan Memorial Lecture on Law and Society featuring Associate Justice Andrew J. McDonald of the Connecticut Supreme Court. Justice McDonald also serves as the Chairman of the Connecticut Criminal Justice Commission and the Chairman of the Rules Committee of the Superior Court.

Before being nominated to the State Supreme Court in 2013, McDonald served as General Counsel to the Office of the Governor of the State of Connecticut from 2011 to 2013, as state senator from 2003 to 2011, and as a litigator in private practice with the firm Pullman & Comley from 1991 to 2011.

A native of the Bronx, N.Y., Howard C. Kaplan moved to Stamford as a graduate of Yale Law School to join Wofsey, Rosen, Kweskin and Kuriansky, where he eventually became a partner and remained for his entire legal career. A pillar of the community, Kaplan also served on the Stamford Board of Representatives, and was a founding member of the Stamford Board of Ethics, president of the Stamford Child Care Center, and director and counsel to the Stamford Land Conservation Trust.

Sponsored by the law firm Wofsey, Rosen, Kweskin and Kuriansky and the family of the late Howard Kaplan.
 

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