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Joanne Kiely Kulawiz

Joanne Kiely Kulawiz, American judge. Bar: Connecticut 1959, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1965. Member Connecticut Constitutional Convention, Hartford, 1965. Member American Bar Association, Connecticut Judges Association (secretary, president 1995-1996), National Association Women Judges.

Background

  • Kulawiz, Joanne Kiely was born on January 24, 1935 in Derby, Connecticut, United States. Daughter of Joseph Jerome and Anne (Hart) Kiely.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Albertus Magnus College, 1956. Juris Doctor, George Washington University, 1959.

    Career

    • Associate, Yudkin and Yudkin, Derby, 1959-1965;associate, Buckley, Kulawiz & Flynn, Ansonia, Connecticut, 1963-1972;Corporate Counsel, City of Derby, 1967-1972;judge, Circuit Court, State of Connecticut, 1972-1975;judge, Court Common Pleas, State of Connecticut, 1975-1978;judge, Superior Court, State of Connecticut, since 1978. Member Judicial Revs. Council, 1992-1996.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member Connecticut Constitutional Convention, Hartford, 1965. Member American Bar Association, Connecticut Judges Association (secretary, president 1995-1996), National Association Women Judges.

    Connections

    • Married Russell Kulawiz, June 22, 1968 (deceased 1987).
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    Born January 24, 1935