COVID-19 Update

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Business with clients and potential clients continues to be conducted by

remote connection via e-mail, telephone, and video conference. 

You can reach us during regular business hours

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HORTON, DOWD, BARTSCHI & LEVESQUE, PC

Appeals, Ethics & Civil Litigation

SINCE 1976

IN THE NEWS

Congratulations!

Attorneys Wesley Horton, Karen Dowd, Kenneth Bartschi and Brendon Levesque have all been selected for Best Lawyers for Appellate Practice 2021.

Attorney Scott Garosshen was selected for Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for Appellate Practice 2021.

Congratulations!

On The Docket

Attorneys Scott T. Garosshen and Brendon P. Levesque were successful in representing the plaintiff before the CT Supreme Court in Bilbao v. Goodwin (SC 20078) (released Nov. 2019).  This marks the first CT appellate decision about the treatment of frozen pre-embryos in a divorce.

 

Well done, Counselors!

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Legal Instruction & Outreach

Attorneys Brendon Levesque, Dana Hrelic, Karen Dowd, Kenneth Bartschi and Michael Taylor all presented on a number of different topics, including professional ethics, appellate practice, and professional development and bar activities, at the 2020 Connecticut Legal Conference.

Visit the CBA website for information on how to view these seminars  for CLE credit!

Oral Argument at the CT Supreme & Appellate Courts

Via Video Conference During the COVID-19 Crisis

Do you have an appeal pending before the CT Supreme or Appellate Court right now? Is your appeal on the docket for oral argument in April, May or June?

Watch this video for instruction from co-presenter Brendon Levesque on how to navigate virtual oral argument before both the CT Supreme and Appellate Courts during the COVID-19 crisis.

WHO WE ARE

Horton, Dowd, Bartschi & Levesque, PC is a firm with 40 years of experience in serving our

clients’ appellate needs. The firm consists of a team of legal scholars, each of whom

regularly handle appeals, and who have shaped the law in Connecticut.

 

The firm has also been handling ethics related matters for over 30 years, including

representation of attorneys in grievance proceedings, consultation with attorneys and

firms about ethics issues and expert witness testimony.

 

In addition to our appellate and ethics work, we are also trial litigators committed to

zealously advocating for our clients in both state and federal courts throughout Connecticut.

 

As legal scholars and active contributors to the body of law, partners in the

firm annually co-author The Connecticut Practice Book Annotated, Superior Court

Rules. Attorneys Horton and Bartschi also annually annotate the Connecticut Rules of

Appellate Procedure, which has been cited by Connecticut appellate courts. Attorneys

Levesque and Hrelic also annotate the Connecticut Practice Book Annotated Juvenile

Law. Attorneys Dowd, Levesque and Taylor authored Connecticut Insurance Law. Attorneys

Horton and Bartschi annually author an appellate review for the Connecticut Bar

Journal, while Attorney Levesque annually co-authors a review of professional ethics

matters. Attorney Taylor co-authored Connecticut Causes of Action.

Our attorneys are frequent speakers on appellate practice and developments and

professional ethics. Attorneys Dowd and Bartschi annually speak at the CBA Legal

Conference on cases from the Connecticut Appellate and Supreme Courts over the past

year. Attorney Levesque often speaks to individual law firms on ethics and

annually presents at the CBA Legal Conference on risk management.

Our members also provide support for the legal community in leadership roles.

Attorney Hrelic is Immediate Past Chair of the American Bar Association Young

Lawyers Division (2017-2018) and serves as a mentor with Hartford Promise through the Connecticut Bar Foundation. Attorney Horton is President of the

Connecticut Supreme Court Historical Society.

Together, we are HORTON, DOWD, BARTSCHI & LEVESQUE, PC.

PRACTICE AREAS

Appellate Law

Civil Litigation

Ethics  

Insurance Defense

OUR ADDRESS:
90 Gillett Street
Hartford, CT 06105
 
OUR EMAIL:
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