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Verrill Dana Attorney Andrew Nevas Elected to Become a James W. Cooper Fellow of the Connecticut Bar Foundation

January 8, 2018 Press Releases

(January 8, 2018) – Verrill Dana attorney Andrew Nevas has been elected to become a James W. Cooper Fellow of the Connecticut Bar Foundation, a non-profit organization that works to ensure equal access to legal services for all, regardless of power or resources.

Selection of Fellows is based on a demonstration of superior legal ability and devotion to the welfare of the community, as well as to the advancement of the legal profession.

With nearly 30 years of experience practicing law in Connecticut, Nevas is committed to supporting the state's legal community. His current practice focuses primarily in the field of civil and matrimonial litigation, representing both corporate and individual clients in a wide variety of matters in both state and federal court, as well as in arbitration proceedings.

About The Connecticut Bar Foundation:A non-profit organization established in 1952, the Connecticut Bar Foundation works to ensure that the state's legal system is available to all, regardless of power or resources. The Foundation seeks to assure a reliable and sufficient flow of funds to support legal services that protect the interests of those who cannot afford private counsel. To learn more, visit www.ctbarfdn.org.

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