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Connecticut Enacts Historic and Sweeping Trust Legislation

June 5, 2019

The Connecticut legislature, on June 5, 2019, enacted HB 7104, an Act Concerning the Connecticut Uniform Trust Code.  This massive bill, over 90 pages in length, adopts four major categories of revisions to trust law:  Dynasty Trusts, Domestic Asset Protection Trusts, Directed Trusts and Statutory Trust Rules.  Kelley Galica Peck, a partner in Cummings & Lockwood’s Private Clients Group who is based in the Firm’s West Hartford office, was instrumental in the drafting and proofing of The Act.

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Laura Weintraub Beck Honored by the Child Guidance Center of Southern Connecticut

May 4, 2019

On May 4, 2019, the Child Guidance Center (CGC) of Southern Connecticut presented Laura Weintraub Beck the inaugural Edna and Malcolm Edgerton Award at their annual gala which was held at the Wee Burn Beach Club.

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Heather J. Rhoades and Kelley Galica Peck Selected as 2019 “Lawyer of the Year” Honorees by Best Lawyers

April 30, 2019

Cummings & Lockwood LLC is pleased to announce that Heather J. Rhoades (Trusts and Estates) and Kelley Galica Peck (Trusts and Estates Litigation), Principals in the Firm’s Private Clients Group in West Hartford, Connecticut, have been selected as “Lawyer of the Year” Honorees by Best Lawyers.

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Cummings & Lockwood Successfully Represents 9/11 Widow in Connecticut Supreme Court

April 16, 2019

Cummings & Lockwood LLC attorneys convinced the Connecticut Supreme Court to dismiss Probate Court proceedings restricting our client’s use of funds that had been awarded to her by the September 11th Victim’s Compensation fund for the support of her minor child upon the death of her husband in the attacks on the World Trade Center in 2001.

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Robert Lancaster Provides Expert Testimony Before Florida Senate and House on Decedent’s Property

March 25, 2019

Recently Robert L. Lancaster, a Principal in Cummings & Lockwood’s Private Clients Group in the Firm’s Naples, Florida office, served as an expert for the Real Property Probate Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar in connection with pending legislation in Florida relating to Decedent’s Property.

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Cummings & Lockwood Attorneys Represent Owner in One of the Largest Commercial Lease Transactions in Fairfield County Over the Last 25 Years

March 21, 2019

Cummings & Lockwood is pleased to announce that it has assisted its client, George Comfort & Sons, Inc., in closing a major global headquarters lease at the former UBS site at 677 Washington Boulevard in Stamford, Connecticut.

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2019 Connecticut Legal Awards

March 7, 2019

Cummings & Lockwood is delighted to announce that Partners, Howard S. (Terry) Tuthill III and Edward F. Rodenbach have been selected as 2019 Best Mentor Honorees by the Connecticut Law Tribune for the 2019 Connecticut Legal Awards.

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YWCA Greenwich's 2019 Women Who Inspire Awards

January 25, 2019

Cummings & Lockwood was a proud sponsor of the YWCA Greenwich’s 2019 Women Who Inspire Awards event, which was held at the Greenwich Country Club on January 25, 2019.

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Cummings & Lockwood Attorneys in Connecticut and Florida Named 2019 Best Lawyers in America

November 1, 2018

Cummings & Lockwood LLC is pleased to announce that 32 of its attorneys in Connecticut and Florida have been listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2019. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.

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17 Cummings & Lockwood Attorneys Have Been Named 2018 New England Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Cummings & Lockwood is pleased to announce that 12 attorneys have been selected to the 2018 New England Super Lawyers list and five attorneys have been selected to the 2018 Rising Stars list. 

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Cummings & Lockwood’s Palm Beach Gardens Office Named “Trust & Estates Law Firm of the Year in Florida” by Global Law Experts

Cummings & Lockwood’s Palm Beach Gardens, Florida office has been selected as the 2018 “Trust & Estates Law Firm of the Year in Florida” by Global Law Experts. 

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Cummings & Lockwood’s Naples, Florida Office Marks Its 40th Anniversary

Cummings & Lockwood’s Naples, Florida office recently marked its 40th Anniversary. Established in 1978, the Naples office was the first Cummings & Lockwood office to be opened in Florida.

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