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CLS NEWS

The Latest News from CLS

CLS Announces New Litigation and Advocacy Director

Attorney Nilda Rodriguez Havrilla has been selected as CLS’ new Litigation and Advocacy Director. Nilda, a graduate of Trinity College and Northeastern University School of Law, brings extensive experience to her new role. Nilda served as Managing Attorney of the CLS Housing Unit from 2011-2019 and as a CLS staff attorney from 2004-2011. Nilda is […]

CLS Announces New Deputy Director

We are pleased to announce that Attorney Anne Louise Blanchard has been selected as CLS’ new Deputy Director. Anne Louise brings extensive leadership experience to her new role, including more than a decade as CLS’ Litigation and Advocacy Director.

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CONNECTICUT’S EVICTION PROBLEM

John, a college lecturer with a PhD, was viciously assaulted and left with a traumatic brain injury. When he woke up from months in a coma, John had lost his ability to walk independently, to read, and to write – and he had also lost his home, which had been foreclosed while he was unconscious. […]

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JUSTICE FOR EVERY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIM

Too often, justice for Connecticut’s domestic violence victims depends on how much money they have. That’s unfair and unsafe. And, thanks to a new pilot project, it’s also starting to change. Starting July 1, Connecticut Legal Services (CLS) will partner with the Judicial Branch and others in an exciting advocacy effort that could be a […]