For more information, please contact the Judge Support
Services Unit, Superior Court Operations Division, of the
Connecticut Judicial Branch at (860) 706-5140.
View a PDF copy of the Brochure announcing the Training Program
Connecticut Legal Research
and Judicial Branch Law
This program looks to answer these questions and
takes a look at the specific legal resources needed to effectively
practice civil, criminal, and family law in Connecticut. Learn about
the valuable resources available at the Judicial Branch Law
Libraries and the range of services our staff can provide to assist
you in your practice. Discover information resources accessible in
our facilities and those from your own computer.
- What are the key publications needed for practicing law in Connecticut?
- What Connecticut legal publications are available electronically, in print, or both?
- What do you mean itís not all on the web?
and Web-Based Court
This session will provide you with the answers to these
and many other questions. At this session, you will
also learn the basics of electronic filing of case
initiations and documents and obtain an overview of the wide
range of web-based information and interactive services
available on the Judicial Branch website
- How do you update your information with the Statewide Grievance Committee?
- How do you file a complaint or a jury claim electronically?
- How do you comply with attorney advertising requirements or pay the client security fund fee?
Court Service Centers, Volunteer Attorney Programs and Pro Bono
This session will provide you with information about
Court Service Centers and Public Information
Desks, which are court-based facilities that provide
attorneys, self-represented parties and members of the
public with a variety of resources, such as statewide
calendar and docket information, court forms, and
Judicial Branch publications. This session will also
provide a brief overview of the Judicial Branchís
Volunteer Attorney Programs in family and
foreclosure as well as a brief, general discussion
about available pro bono opportunities.
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Programs
In this session, learn about the various ADR services
offered by the Judicial Branch for civil cases, including
mediation, arbitration and settlement conferences.
ADR processes are often a more efficient and less
costly way to resolve a dispute. This session will give
you the information you need to assess whether ADR
might be of benefit to you and your clients in settling a
case without a trial.