Kenneth J. Laska

Segal & Laska, LLC

Contact

ken@segal-laska.com

63 E. Main St. Drawer A
Plainville, CT 06062-0950
(860) 747-8609 fax

(860) 747-2792

Practice Areas

Biography

Franklin and Marshall College

Suffolk University Law School

Connecticut, Massachusetts, United States District Court for the District of Connecticut, United States Supreme Court

Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, American Trial Lawyers Association, Connecticut Bar Association, Hartford County Bar Association, New Britain Bar Association, Bristol Bar Association

EDUCATION
1962 - 1966 Franklin & Marshall College Degree B.A. Major Mathematics;

1966 - 1969 Suffolk University Law School Degree J.D.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

December 18, 1969 Admitted to Connecticut Bar

April 24, 1970 Admitted to Massachusetts Bar

January 11, 1971 Admitted to U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut.

1971-1972, Public Defender, l7th Circuit Court

July 16, 1973 Admitted to U.S. Supreme Court.

1972-1978 City Attorney, Bristol, Connecticut

1977-1987 Special Public Defender, United States District Court, District of Connecticut

1978 – 1980 Special Counsel City of Bristol

1998 - to Present Counsel Central Connecticut Regional Planning Agency

PUBLICATIONS

The Jabberwocky, The Insurance Waiver and Humpty Dumpty, 13 CTLA Forum No 2, Page 1, March / April 1995

TimeMap: A Must Have for Every Trial Lawyer, Leader's Legal Tech Newsletter Volume XVIII, Number 5, Page 3 / August 2000

Out of the Paper Jungle: CaseMap and LiveNote Correlate and Chronologize All Your Materials; Legal Times February 21, 2001, page 43

ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Moderator, CaseMap – The Knowledge Management Tool for Litigators; 1999 CBA Legal Technique, November 17, 1999

Judge at the Fifth New England Regional Intercollegiate Mock Trial Tournament – February 19-21, 1999, at Manchester Community – Technical College in Manchester, Connecticut.

Lecturer, Harnessing Technology to Manage Your Cases: From Preparation through Trial; Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, October 30, 1998

Lecturer, How to Hammer Allstate; Litigating With Allstate, It Takes a Different Approach, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, April 8, 2000

Judge at the Seventh New England Regional Intercollegiate Mock Trial Tournament – February 3-4, 1999, at Manchester Community – Technical College in Manchester, Connecticut.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
1970 to present; Member
1992 to present Member of Board of Governors;
1992 to 1998; Member Legislative Committee
1996 to present Member Fund Development
Committee
1994 to 2001 CTLA Representative to the Civil /
Family Computer Committee for the State
Judicial Department
1995 - to present CTLA Representative to the
Computer Committee for the United States
District Court for the District of Connecticut
1997 to present Chairman, Computer
Committee

Connecticut Bar Association
1969 to present Member Charter Member Academy
of Continuing Professional Development
1969 to Present Member of Civil Justice Section
1976 - to present Member, Committee on
Insurance Proposals to the Bar,
1978-l979 Member, Law Specialization
Committee
1980-l989 Member of House of Delegates
1980-l989 Member of Board of Governors
1981-l982 Liaison From Board of Governor's to
the Federal Practice Committee
1981-l987 Member of Prepaid Legal Services
Committee
1984 Member of Task Force on Court Delay
1984-l985 Member and Board of Governor's Liaison
to Computer Law Committee
1985 -; to present Chairman, Committee on
Insurance Proposals to the Bar
1986-l988 Member then Chairman Task Force on
Lawyers Malpractice
Hartford County Bar Association
1969 to present Member
1976 – To Present Member Committee On
Insurance Proposal To The Bar,
The Association of Trial Lawyers of America
1970 to present Member
American Bar Association
1969 to present Member
Bristol Bar Association
1969 to present Member
New Britain Bar Association
1998 to present Member
COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES
1972 - to present Member Plainville Democratic
Town Committeen
1972 - 1985 Member Plainville Lions Club
1983 - l984 Member, Charter Revision
Commission, Town of Plainville
1988 - Chairman, Charter Revision Commission,
Town of Plainville
1986 –1988 Member Board of Directors Plainville
YMCA
2002 –2003 Chairman, Charter Revision
Commission, Town of Plainville
2003 -Member, Charter Revision Commission,
Town of Plainville

Kenneth J. Laska