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Senior Partner Michelle Laubin Calls For Forensic Audit Of Shelton City Finances

A local attorney, who also serves on the city’s Board of Apportionment and Taxation, criticized findings in the recently released city audit, in which the school board was cited for some $3.1 million in budget shortfalls. During the public comments portion of the Feb. 14 Board of Aldermen meeting, the board heard from Michelle Laubin, a senior partner in the Milford office of the law firm of...

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Attorney Richard J. Buturla Wins Appellate Court Decision For KBE Building Corporation

In a complicated breach of contract action in which the plaintiff, Michael Konover, was seeking the recovery of legal fees allegedly incurred in previous litigation involving KBE Building Corporation, the Connecticut Appellate Court affirmed the judgment of the lower court in favor of KBE Building Corporation and the other defendants. The Appellate Court ruled that KBE Building Corporation and...

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Senior Partner Michelle Laubin Appointed To Serve As Member Of CSDE School Discipline Collaborative

The Connecticut School Discipline Collaborative is being launched to strengthen the Connecticut State Department of Education’s (CSDE) commitment to creating opportunities for all children to have an excellent education. National research shows that discipline practices that exclude students from instruction, such as suspensions and expulsions, have negative consequences for students including...

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Attorney Michelle Laubin To Speak On Concussion And Safety Issues At CABE Board Member Academy

The upcoming CABE workshop on October 15 at the Inn at Middletown will cover a variety of current legal issues in education. Berchem Moses PC Senior Partner Michelle Laubin will discuss issues involving safety considerations both on and off the field, as well as a school district’s responses, liabilities and obligations to students with concussions.

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Attorney Mario Coppola discusses Ad Valorem Taxation Litigation On Expert Panel For Appraisal Institute

Mr. Coppola will be the only attorney on an expert panel discussing Connecticut Case Studies in Ad Valorem Taxation Litigation at an April 18th event to be held in Berlin, CT. The Appraisal Institute is the world’s leading organization of professional real estate appraisers with nearly 22,000 professionals world wide. The Appraisal Institute is also the world’s largest publisher of real estate...

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Jonathan D. Berchem Selected As James W. Cooper Fellow Of The Connecticut Bar Foundation

Jonathan D. Berchem was recently selected to become a James W. Cooper Fellow of the Connecticut Bar Foundation, a collection of the State’s most outstanding lawyers, judges and teachers who devote their time and talent to sponsoring programs that address matters concerning the legal profession, the administration of justice, and the rule of law in society. The Fellows Program is named in honor...

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Mario Coppola Gives Presentation At CT Bar Association Annual Meeting

Attorney Mario Coppola presented at the CBA Annual Meeting at the CT Convention Center a discussion regarding “Air BnB Law: the implications of short-term rentals for property owners and municipalities.” As the business of short term rentals continues to increase, property owners need to understand the legal issues and risks they will face when renting properties on various short-term rental...

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Eileen Lavigne Flug Named President Of Westport Sunrise Rotary

Attorney Eileen Lavigne Flug of Berchem Moses PC was recently elected President of the Westport Sunrise Rotary club, effective July 1, 2018. Ms. Flug joined the firm in 2017 as Senior Counsel in the firm’s Westport, Connecticut office where she serves as the appointed Assistant Town Attorney for the Town of Westport. The Westport Sunrise Rotary is part of Rotary International, an international...

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