Trial Lawyers Elect New President: Lincoln Woodard
Westbrook – Lincoln Woodard, of West Hartford, Connecticut has been elected the new president of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association at its annual meeting which took place on June 4, 2018 at Water’s Edge Resort in Westbrook, Connecticut. Attorney Woodard is a trial attorney and principal in the West Hartford law firm of Walsh Woodard LLC.
The Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association is an organization of over 1,300 of Connecticut’s most accomplished and active trial lawyers. It is a nonprofit, professional association dedicated to creating and maintaining a more just society by preserving individual rights within the civil justice system.
Attorney Woodard was educated at Syracuse University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in business and economics in 1987. He received his law degree from Western New England School of Law in 1992, where he served on the editorial board of the school’s Law Review and graduated with honors.
Attorney Woodard has been a trial lawyer throughout his career. He began as a prosecutor in Dutchess County, New York where he spent his last two years trying cases in the domestic violence and sex crimes division and serving on the Child Protection Committee Task Force. He returned to Connecticut with his family in 1997 and has practiced exclusively in civil litigation since that time. Mr. Woodard has been an active member of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers having served on the Executive Committee, Board of Governors, Continuing Legal Education and Public Relations Committees among others.
He is board-certified as a civil trial specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy since 2007. He is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) and since 2009 has been selected by his peers in the Connecticut Magazine Super Lawyers publication. He is also a member of the Hartford County Bar Association, Connecticut Bar Association, and the American Association for Justice.
For additional information, please contact Joan Maloney, CTLA Executive Director, at (860) 522-4345.