Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is a federal benefit program that provides a monthly payment to those who are unable to work for at least a year due to illness or injury. It is operated by(...)
Susan Filan- Anthony Case, Live Analysis -Closing Arguements- MSNBC (07-04-11)
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 ...
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — The lawyer for a Connecticut man convicted of killing two adults and a 9-year-old girl in 2006 has asked a judge to let him off the case in the midst of the death penalty phase because he fears arrest before a verdict.
On Friday, Feb. 7, medical associations and physician groups in Connecticut applauded the decision of a federal appeals court that effectively halted -- at least temporarily -- efforts by UnitedHealthcare to trim thousands of Connecticut physicians from its Medicare Advantage plan network.
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.