Retired Superior Court Judge Honored by CT Bar Association
Retired Connecticut Superior Court Judge Lynda B. Munro of Pullman & Comley has been selected as the 2019 recipient of the Connecticut Bar Association’s Ladder Award, to be presented at the organization’s annual Pathways to Leadership for Women Lawyers event March 28.
Before her retirement from the bench in 2014, Munro created a mentoring program for judges focused on women’s issues and biases against both women litigants and lawyers in the courtroom setting. She also works to help women alumnae and female students at her alma mater, Connecticut College, and provides guidance to female law students at the Quinnipiac University School of Law, where she is an adjunct law professor and a senior distinguished fellow of the Center on Dispute Resolution.
Munro is a member of Pullman & Comley’s alternative dispute resolution and family law practices. She is an active member of the Connecticut Bar, chairing the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section. She is also a member of the Family Law Section and the Committee on the Resolution of Legal Fee Disputes program.
“It was clear that throughout the various stages of Judge Munro’s accomplished career, she has continually ‘left the ladder down’ for women in the legal profession,” the CBA Young Lawyers Section Women in the Law Committee said in a release. “It is an honor to celebrate Judge Munro’s contributions to the profession.”
The Ladder Award was created by the YLS Women in the Law Committee in 2007 and is aimed at recognizing the efforts of women in the legal profession who have recognized the importance of mentoring and supporting more junior lawyers in their own journeys to success.
Munro will join a distinguished group that includes Deirdre M. Daly, Justice Maria A. Kahn, Tanya A. Bovée, Diane W. Whitney, Nada K. Sizemore, Maureen Danehy Cox, Hon. Anne C. Dranginis, Rosemary Giuliano, Kathleen Brandt, Margaret Deluca, and Elizabeth J. Stewart.
The award will be presented at St. Clements Castle in Portland, featuring a keynote address by Judge Elizabeth A. Bozzuto.
It’s Official: Day Pitney Completes Relocation
Day Pitney recently announced that it has relocated its Stamford office from One Canterbury Green to One Stamford Plaza.
The new office is located in a 16-story tower at 263 Tresser Boulevard, which is adjacent to interstate highway I-95 and easily accessible to the Metro-North train station. The property’s amenities include a 1,200-space attached parking garage, fitness center and full-service cafeteria.
“Our new downtown location is easily accessible by car or train, provides more natural light and efficient use of space, and offers additional amenities to our clients, attorneys and staff,” said Daniel L. Schwartz, managing partner of the firm’s Stamford office.
Day Pitney celebrates its 100th anniversary in Connecticut this year.