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August 15, 2018
Atty. Nico Piscopo appointed to the Oliver Ellsworth Inn of Court
Atty. Nico Piscopo has been selected to join the Oliver Ellsworth Inn of Court as a Barrister. During law school, Attorney Piscopo was active with the Inn as a Pupil..Read More

May 18, 2018
Barry, Barall & Spinella Hosts Student Day at Manchester Superior Court
Atty. Ryan P. Barry hosted students at the Manchester Superior Court as part of the Connecticut Bar Association's Court Visitation program. (link to photo of students)

April 3, 2018
Connecticut Freedom of Information Commission News Atty. Ryan P. Barry reappointed to Connecticut's Freedom of Information Commission. (link to letter)

Mar 28, 2018
U.S. Supreme Court to Decide Case Having Huge Implications in Connecticut's Concrete Class Action Litigation
On March 26, 2018 the U.S. Supreme Court heard argument on China Agritech v. Resh, a case considering the question of whether the American Pipe rule - see explanation below - tolls statutes of limitations..Read More

Sep 14, 2017
Man acquitted of molestation
A Hartford Superior Court jury Wednesday acquitted a Manchester man of accusations that he touched a 12-year-old girl in sexual ways, through clothing, in a single incident on June 21, 2014..Read More

Feb 23, 2017
'Sudden' Clause Lets Allstate Off Hook in Foundation Case
Law360, New York (February 23, 2017, 9:34 PM EST) -- A Connecticut federal judge let one insurer off the hook but said another may still be liable for coverage.. Read More

Feb 15, 2017
Man given plea, sentencing break in child porn case
A man accused of possessing at least 192 computer files containing child pornography when he lived in Manchester pleaded guilty Tuesday to a reduced charge and was sentenced to two years in prison.. Read More

Apr 15, 2014
Manchester Town Attorney Finds No "Automatic" Right To Succeed Departing Mayor
MANCHESTER — The town attorney found that local and state laws do not support an automatic mayoral succession and that the board of directors may choose any member as its new leader when Mayor Leo Diana resigns to become a judge.. Read More

Apr 14, 2014
Opinion Regarding Filling a Vacancy in the Office of The Mayor
On March 14, 2014, Governor Dannel Malloy nominated Manchester Mayor Leo Diana to be a judge of the Superior Court..Read More

Apr 11, 2014
Supreme Court To Decide Bank's Liability In Catholic School Scam
Nine years ago, the Connecticut Supreme Court ruled that a ski resort couldn’t limit its liability through contractual clauses..Read More

Mar 13, 2014
St. Onge v. UNUM Life Insurance Company of America Decision
At a stated term of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, held at the Thurgood Marshall United States Courthouse, 40 Foley Square, in the City of New York..Read More

Mar 03, 2014
Family of Drowned Student Settles With Town
The family of a young student who drowned in the Manchester High School pool during gym class has reached a settlement with the town for $1.725 million prior to filing a formal lawsui..Read More

Aug 07, 2013
Eminent Domain Case Decision
A witty colleague in the legislature once dubbed him Ryan "Not-Ready-For-Subprime-Time" Barry. It was funny, but not exactly fair..Read More