Horton, Dowd, Bartschi & Levesque remains open with attorneys and staff working remotely in accordance with social distancing. If you need to reach us, please call the regular business number, 860-522-8338, or email us. Please be safe and well!
Attorney Brendon Levesque co-presented a webinar, in conjunction with the Connecticut Bar Association, entitled, "Arguing Appellate Cases via Video Conference During the COVID-19 Crisis." The Connecticut Supreme and Appellate Courts will be holding oral arguments in pending appellate matters by video conference. The Supreme Court began hearing cases on April 27, 2020, and the Appellate Court will start on May 11, 2020. If you have any questions about the process, please reach out to Attorney Levesque!
On April 23, 2020, Attorney Dana Hrelic was sworn into the Virgin Islands Bar via remote swearing-in ceremony before the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Virgin Islands. She will be focusing her practice in the U.S.V.I. on appellate matters before the Supreme Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
On Sunday, April 26, 2020, GLAD hosted Justice for All: GLAD’s 2020 Connecticut Event, a virtual interactive event honoring Gretchen Raffa for her dedication to the rights and equality fo LGBTQ people in Connecticut and beyond. The annual event, held virtually this year, also explored how GLAD is working on LGBTQ issues in Connecticut and throughout the nation and ways we all can help. HDBL is a Diamond sponsor for the event and Attorney Kenneth Bartschi and his husband James Salemi are on the host committee and are silver sponsors.
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