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Partner - Gary R. Brochu

Gary R. Brochu

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Gary Brochu practices in the areas of education and school law. He has been actively involved in the education community on a statewide basis for a number of years. He currently serves as President of the Berlin Board of Education and on the Board of Directors with CABE, the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education.

Prior to joining the firm, Gary was a litigation consultant for The Hartford, after working for several years as an attorney at two Hartford area law firms.

Distinctions

  • American Jurisprudence Award in Criminal Law

Community Involvement

  • Town of Berlin Board of Education: President (1998-2002, 2003-present)
  • Connecticut Association of Boards of Education: Vice President of Programs and Convention (2004-2006); Secretary-Treasurer (2002-2004); Area Director (2000-2002)
  • The Hartford Reading Buddy Program: Director (2003-2006)

Events

April 8, 2015  Avoiding the Board Member Blues: How To Become a More Informed Board Member - Hartford
March 26, 2015  The Thirty-Seventh Annual School Health Conference
March 22, 2015  National School Boards Association (NSBA) Annual Conference 2015
March 19, 2015  Labor and Employment Spring Seminar: 2015 Public Sector Legal Update
November 14-15, 2014  2014 Connecticut Association of Boards of Education (CABE)/Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents (CAPSS) Convention
December 12, 2013  A Legal and Practical Guide to the Board of Education Meeting
May 8, 2013  Top Legal Issues for Connecticut's Charter Schools
March 28, 2013  Labor and Employment Spring Seminar: 2013 Public Sector Legal Update
April 23, 2012  Meaningful Meetings: More than Just Going through the Motions
April 22, 2012  Become a High Functioning School Board
December 15, 2011  I've Been Elected Board Chair--Now What?
November 18 - 19, 2011  2011 Connecticut Association of Boards of Education (CABE)/Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents (CAPSS) Convention
March 4, 2011  Labor and Employment Department Public Sector 2011 Spring Seminar
November 19-20, 2010  2010 Connecticut Association of Boards of Education (CABE)/Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents (CAPSS) Convention
March 19, 2010  Labor and Employment Department Public Sector Spring Seminar
November 5, 2009  Looking Beyond Electronic Discovery for the Public Sector
September 25, 2009  Teaching and Learning in the Future Sense
April 3, 2009  Labor and Employment Department Spring Seminar
April 4, 2008  Labor and Employment Department Spring Seminar
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Practice Areas

Education

  • University of Connecticut School of Law, J.D., 1992, with honors
  • University of Connecticut, M.B.A., 1985

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut
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