The Connecticut Bar Association (CBA) announced the formation on March 18 of a 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic Task Force to respond to the growing legal issues in Connecticut arising from the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a release by the CBA, the task force includes lawyers, judges and professionals statewide who will be working collaboratively and swiftly to ensure issues and concerns raised by the legal community and the public are met.

Dan Schwartz, Partner has been asked to serve as part of the Task Force to assist in coordinating the CBA's efforts with those of the American Bar Association's (ABA) Task Force on Legal Needs. Dan is a Connecticut State Delegate to the ABA, and will act as a liaison between the two. The goal of the CBA Task Force is to help maximize access to resources to assist the branches of government, the legal community, and the health care community with addressing the needs of the entire State of Connecticut. Specifically, the task force will work to identify legal needs arising from the pandemic, make recommendations to address those needs, and help mobilize lawyers and legal professionals to assist individuals who are in need.

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