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Repeal Death Tax - Paul Bourdeau's Letter to the Editor of The Hartford Courant

March 31, 2017

Paul L. Bourdeau, a Private Clients partner in the Firm's West Hartford office, wrote a Letter To The Editor of The Hartford Courant entitled, "Repeal Death Tax".


Litigation Attorney, David T. Martin, Authors LexisNexis Practice Guide: Connecticut Contract Litigation

March 27, 2017

Cummings & Lockwood is pleased to announce that David T. Martin has recently authored the "definitive guide to contract litigation in Connecticut.”  Published by LexisNexis, the book is a practice-oriented resource for the Connecticut commercial litigation attorney. 


Michael P. Kaelin of Cummings & Lockwood Authors Book Entitled, Probate Litigation in Connecticut

March 23, 2017

Cummings & Lockwood is pleased to announce that Michael P. Kaelin has recently authored the definitive guide to probate litigation in Connecticut.  Published by Thomson Reuters Westlaw, Probate Litigation in Connecticut is a valuable a resource for probate litigation attorneys and discusses all phases of Connecticut probate litigation, including forms, cases and statutes.


Mary Beth Crawford, Principal in Cummings & Lockwood's Bonita Springs Office, to Be Honored by the Women's Foundation of Collier County

March 14, 2017

Cummings & Lockwood is pleased to announce that Mary Beth Crawford, a Principal in the Firm’s Private Clients Group and partner-in-charge of the Firm’s Bonita Springs office, has been named among the 2017 Women of Initiative by The Women’s Foundation of Collier County for her charitable and civic contributions.


Daniel Fitzgerald Quoted in Article on "Estate Planning Key, Even For Young People"

February 25, 2017

Sometimes, it's a benefit to be in the minority: Only 42 percent of U.S. adults have wills, according to a recent survey conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates International.

The Stamford Advocate and Greenwich Time


Conrad Teitell to Receive the Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Association of Estate Planners and Councils

November 17, 2016

The National Association of Estate Planners & Councils (NAEPC) is a national organization of affiliated estate planning councils and professional estate planners focused on establishing and monitoring the highest professional and educational standards.


Cummings & Lockwood Selected as "Best Law Firm" by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers

November 8, 2016

Cummings & Lockwood LLC is pleased to announce that the Firm and its six offices have been listed in the 2017 Edition of “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers.


11 Cummings & Lockwood Attorneys Named Among The 200 Outstanding Lawyers of Fairfield County

November/December 2016

Each of the attorneys selected has achieved the highest ratings from at least two organizations with highly regarded selection criteria that serve the legal profession.

Stamford Magazine


Cummings & Lockwood Welcomes David A. Ludgin, Esq. to the Firm's Bonita Springs, Florida Office

October 25, 2016

David Ludgin's practice focuses on estate planning and administration, charitable planning and closely-held business succession planning.   Prior to joining Cummings & Lockwood, he practiced with the law firm of McCarter & English in New Jersey for over 35 years.


16 Cummings & Lockwood Attorneys Have Been Named 2016 Connecticut Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

October 24, 2016

Cummings & Lockwood is pleased to announce that 12 attorneys have been selected to the 2016 Connecticut Super Lawyers list and four attorneys have been selected to the 2016 Rising Stars list. 


Naples and Bonita Springs Offices Participate in Moe's Corporate Run

October 12, 2016

The Moe’s Corporate Run is a 3 mile run/walk which was open to all employees and families of local corporations, businesses, government offices and institutions.The goal of the Corporate Run was to encourage people to be physically active. The Race benefited The Shelter for Abused Women.


21 Cummings & Lockwood Attorneys in Connecticut and Florida Named 2017 Best Lawyers in America

August 16, 2016

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.