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Attorney Barry Hawkins Selected Vice-President of Connecticut Bar Association

June 15, 2010

Shipman & Goodwin Attorney, Barry Hawkins, has been selected Vice-President of the Connecticut Bar Association for 2010-2011. Attorney Hawkins was officially installed last night at the Connecticut Bar Association's Annual meeting at the Convention Center in Hartford. The Connecticut Bar Association, Inc. (CBA) is the preeminent organization for lawyers and the legal profession in Connecticut. Through its members, the CBA is dedicated to promoting public service and advancing the principles of law and justice.

Attorney Hawkins is a partner in the law firm of Shipman & Goodwin in the Stamford office. He has served as chair of the real estate section of the Connecticut Bar Association and was a member of the executive committee. By appointment of the Governor he has served since 1998 as a national Uniform Law Commissioner where he presently serves as a division chair and as chair of Uniform Prudent Management of Institutional Funds Act. Attorney Hawkins lectures and writes nationally on the Uniform Prudent Management of Institutional Funds Act and other endowment spending issues. He was recently elected chair of the board of directors of the Fairfield County Community Foundation. He joined the Foundation’s board in 2004 and most recently served as vice-chair.

Attorney Hawkins is an adjunct professor of real estate law at the University of Connecticut School of Law in Hartford and a director of the West Haven Land Trust. He has previously served on the board of the Housatonic Community College Foundation. He is a fellow of the American College of Real Estate and served on its national board of directors.

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