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Susan Filan- Dominique Strauss-Kahn- Hardball (05-23-11)
Weston, Connecticut native Susan F. Filan, Esq., is a former CT state prosecutor, MSNBC-TV Senior Legal Analyst and an experienced trial lawyer. She currently runs a legal practice at Colonial Green in Westport, Connecticut, representing clients in criminal matters and family cases as well as mediating matters for clients. Filan comes at her profession from a paradoxically spiritual, yet pragmatic and iron fisted view point, putting into her daily practice what she takes from her own heart and experience. Versatile and more humane than her remarkable credentials would suggest, Filan has much to offer clients who face real challenge in their lives. Filan began her career in 1991 at a New Haven legal aid clinic, representing indigent criminal defendants. In 1994, she joined a private firm and practiced criminal defense, divorce law, and family matters at both the trial and appellate level in both state and federal courts. In 1998, she was appointed Deputy Assistant State's Attorney in the Office of the Chief State's Attorney in the Gang and Continuing Crime Unit for the state of Connecticut and later became an Assistant State's Attorney in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Dynamic change is something Attorney Filan knows about. In May 2005, she resigned her prominent position as a Connecticut state prosecutor to pursue a career in media after being hired by NBC News and MSNBC to provide exclusive legal analysis at the Michael Jackson trial in Santa Maria, Calif. She soon became NBC ...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Supreme Court on Thursday overturned the ruling of a judge who found Bridgeport Superintendent of Schools Paul Vallas didn't meet state requirements to hold his job and ordered his ouster.
The Connecticut Law Tribune honored three Robinson & Cole lawyers: Megan E. Baroni, Nuala E. Droney, and Charles F. Martin III as New Leaders in the Law. They were among 62 attorneys, all under age 40, recognized in the New Leaders in the Law 2013 Yearbook, published Nov.4, and honored at an awards dinner on Nov.7 at The Bond Ballroom in downtown Hartford. Deputy Attorney General Nora R. Dannehy ...
The Connecticut Supreme Court on Thursday overturned the ruling of a judge who found Bridgeport Superintendent of Schools Paul Vallas didn't meet state requirements to hold his job and ordered his ouster.
Former Bridgeport Mayor Joseph Ganim's lawyer has told the state Supreme Court his client has shown remorse for his corrupt tenure as mayor of Connecticut's largest city and deserves to win back his law license.
Connecticut State Police Trooper Aaron Huntsman, left, appears with attorney Ryan McGuigan in Bridgeport Superior Court on Monday, December 17, 2012. Huntsman plead not guilty to charges of stealing $3,000 and a gold chain from victim of a motorcycle accident.