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.

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  • Congratulations to new WBA Board Member, Todd Michaelis:


Todd Michaelis is an associate in Carmody Torrance Sandak & Hennessey’s litigation group.  Todd represents clients in complex matters involving a wide variety of business and commercial disputes, in state and federal court, and in arbitration.  He has litigated a wide variety of cases before Connecticut’s state and federal courts, and has handled appeals before Connecticut’s Supreme and Appellate Courts and before the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.  Todd has represented the region’s major electric utility and chemical companies; insurance companies, agents, and brokers; physician groups; individual tort victims; financial institutions; and municipalities.

Todd also serves on Children’s Community School Board of Directors as Treasurer, and is a member of the Young Professionals of the Waterbury Region (Y.P.O.W.R.).

  • Congratulations to new WBA Board Member, Venoal Fountain:


Venoal M. Fountain, Jr. is an associate attorney with the firm of Hirsch & Levy, LLC. Attorney Fountain graduated from Sacred Heart University with a degree in Business Administration and an Associate’s Degree in Paralegal Studies. He earned a J.D. from the University of Massachusetts School of Law – Dartmouth and is a member of the Greater Bridgeport and Waterbury Bar Associations. Governor Dannel P. Malloy previously appointed Attorney Fountain as a member of the CACHM, Connecticut Advisory Council on Housing Matters.

  • Congratulations to WBA Board member, Don McPartland who recently received the Waterbury Regional Chamber Leadership Award. Please see the wonderful article in the Courant for more details!

Don McPartland



Annual Holiday Party

Mark your calendars! Our Annual Holiday Party will take place on Tuesday, December 15 at Verdi at the Hills Golf Course

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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