logo_309346_webThe Waterbury Bar Association is a non-profit organization. Members are Attorneys admitted to practice law in Connecticut with offices in Waterbury and surrounding towns.

If you wish to contact the Association please click on the contact button above.

The Waterbury Bar Association is not a lawyer referral service. If you need an attorney, please obtain a referral, check local listings (e.g. yellow pages) or call the New Haven County Lawyer Referral Service at 203-562-5750.

If you would like to join the Waterbury Bar Association, click here for an application (WBA Application 2015) , or apply via the webpage, by clicking on “Membership Application” on the tool bar, above.

If you would like to contribute or learn more about our memorial scholarship fund please click here.



Scholarship Applications Due May 27, 2016

This year, our annual Golf Outing and Dinner will take place on October 18 at the Waterbury Country Club. As in years past, we will award the following scholarships at the Dinner:

  • Paralegal/Legal Assistant: $500
  •  Law Students:
    • $1,500.00 ~ Waterbury Bar Association Scholarship
    • $1,000.00 ~ Bar President’s Scholarship
    • $1,000.00 ~ Edward Traurig Scholarship

For more information, please click on the following Notices and Applications:

WBA – Law School Notice & Application 2016

WBA -Paralegal Notice & Application 2016

The completed application, together with the required documentation should be mailed to:

Attorney Gina M. Petrokaitis, 678 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, CT 06708

All applications and accompanying materials must be postmarked no later than May 27, 2016Entries submitted after that date will not be considered. Presentation of the awards will take place at the Outing on October 18.  The scholarship winner is encouraged to attend!


Annual Bench Bar Luncheon

Our annual Bench Bar Luncheon will take place on Thursday, April 14, 2016 at Vasi’s Restaurant. Invites will be mailed soon!

~ Prior Events ~

Annual Meeting and Outing

Waterbury (June 26, 2015) — On June 9, 2015, the Waterbury Bar Association held its Annual Golf Outing and Meeting at the Waterbury Country Club.  WBA members including attorneys, judges, and paralegals from the area enjoyed a day of golf, cocktail reception and dinner prior to holding our annual meeting.  Scholarships were awarded to the following students from Waterbury and Wolcott: Ashley Membrino of UCONN Law (WBA Scholarship $1500); John J. Lane of George Mason University School of Law (Bar President’s Scholarship $1000); Micah Vitale of Western New England University School of Law (Edward Traurig Scholarship $1000); Lauren Barone of UCONN Law (Edward Traurig Scholarship $1000); and Stuart Epstein of Naugatuck Valley Community College (Paralegal Student Scholarship $500). In addition, the following attorneys and judges were honored for practicing law for more than 40 years, receiving certificates signed by Supreme Court Chief Justice Chase T. Rogers: Gary L. Broder, Ed Duffy, Jr., Judge Cara Eschuk, Gregory G. St. John, William F. Tynan, and Judge Thomas F. Upson. Judge Lloyd Cutsumpas was honored for practicing for more than 50 years and Attorney John A. DelBuono was honored for practicing for more than 60 years.  See picture attached: Honorees Edward Duffy, Jr., Judge Cara Eschuk and John A. DelBuono.

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We will be publishing our next newsletter soon! We would like to include articles by you, our members. Have an announcement about your firm? Know of a pressing legal issue? Send in your proposed submission…about a legal issue, showcasing an attorney’s hobby, announcement or something funny about the practice of law! Each newsletter will also include a “Member Spotlight”…have someone in mind?  Email Isa Squicciarini: isquicciarini@carmodylaw.com.

Prior Newsletters: 


Our Winter newsletter: WBA Winter PDF (3)

Our Fall newsletter: WBA Fall Newsletter (final) (W2312832x7A1B8)


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