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Richard J. Tobin

Richard J. Tobin, American lawyer. Bar: Connecticut, 1967, Massachusetts 1962, Florida, 1993.


  • Tobin, Richard J. was born on August 1, 1934 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Richard Charles and Eleanor Marie (Leary) Tobin.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Boston College, 1956. Doctor of Laws, Boston College, 1962.


    • Assistant Corporate Counsel law department City of Boston, 1962-1965. Assistant general counsel New Haven Redevelopment Agency, 1966-1967. Partner Cummings and Lockwood, Stamford, Connecticut, 1967-1994.

      Judge Superior Court State of Connecticut, from 1994.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Connecticut, 1967, Massachusetts 1962, Florida, 1993.


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Chairman Stamford Transit District, 1970-1972. Member Democratic City Committee, Stamford, 1970-1976. Captain United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1956-1960.

    Member Connecticut Bar Association (executive committee planning and zoning section 1980-1994), Massachusetts Bar Association, Florida Bar Association, Greater Stamford Bar Association (president 1977-1978), Stamford Yacht Club (board directors 1980-1985, 90—).


    • Married Esther Hanley, October 27, 1962. Children: Margaret Alicia, Joseph Hanley, Richard Neil, David Lawrence, Mary Courtney.
    • father: Richard Charles Tobin
    • mother: Eleanor Marie (Leary) Tobin
    • spouse: Esther Hanley
    • children: Margaret Alicia Tobin
    • Joseph Hanley Tobin
    • Richard Neil Tobin
    • David Lawrence Tobin
    • Mary Courtney Tobin
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    Died September 1, 2006
    (aged 72)