Keith Bradoc "Brad" Gallant, a New Haven-based partner in the Trusts and Estates practice group of Day Pitney LLP, has been elected president-elect of the Connecticut Bar Association (CBA). Mr. Gallant will take over as CBA president in July 2011 and serve a one-year term, after which he will serve one more year as immediate past president.
The CBA serves as the principal advocacy organization for lawyers and paralegals in Connecticut, charged with advancing the principles of justice, the practice of law and the public understanding of the law. In addition to serving as president-elect of the CBA, Mr. Gallant chairs the CBA's Legislation Review Committee. He also serves as president of the Connecticut Council of Bar Presidents and as a delegate from Connecticut to the American Bar Association.
For the past year, Mr. Gallant has served as the CBA vice president. During that time he was praised for his work as chair of the CBA pro bono committee. He is also a past chair of the CBA's Estates & Probate Section, serves on the executive committee of the CBA's Elder Law Section and is a member of the CBA's Animal Law Committee.
Mr. Gallant has long been a leader in the trusts and estates field. He was elected a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) in 1993. He also chairs the ACTEC Elder Law Committee and serves on ACTEC's Fiduciary Litigation and Asset Protection Committees. In addition, Mr. Gallant is a life fellow of the Connecticut Bar Foundation and, since 1989, has been a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA). For the past four years, he has been designated by Worth magazine as one of the top 100 lawyers in the United States serving individual clients. In 2006 he was named one of "the top 10" of all Connecticut lawyers by Connecticut Magazine.
A native of New Haven, Mr. Gallant is active in the community and completed four terms as president of the New Haven Free Public Library Board of Trustees.
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