Fourteen Barton Gilman Attorneys Named 2021 Super Lawyers

Fourteen Barton Gilman attorneys have been selected as 2021 New England Super Lawyers, a directory of leading attorneys who are evaluated on various measures of peer recognition and professional achievement. Super Lawyers John J. Barton, Rhode Island, Professional Liability (2013-2021)…

Real Estate Blog: Legal risks of security cameras to property owners

In May 2019, I appeared on WTNH, News 8 cautioning property owners about the installation and placement of security cameras on their property.  I warned of the possible liability and claims that could arise by an installation that may show…

Carr Named a 2021 Top Woman in Law

Angela L. Carr has been named a 2021 Top Woman in Law by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly. The Top Women of Law celebrates the achievements of exceptional women lawyers who are pioneers, educators, trailblazers, and role models. An event in celebration…

Education Law Update: United States Department of Education Office for Civil Rights Launches Investigations Regarding Prohibitions of Indoor Masking in Schools

On August 30, 2021, the United States Department of Education Office for Civil Rights (the “OCR”) opened directed investigations in five (5) states to explore whether statewide prohibitions on universal indoor masking discriminates against students with disabilities who are at…

Education Reform Blog: A Brief History of School Lunch

The Education Reform Primer: A blog exploring the history of public school education in America By Matthew R. Plain Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, a significant number of school children qualified for free or reduced-price lunches under the United States…

Connecticut Rent and Eviction Updates

Update: The United States Supreme Court ended the national moratorium on evictions which was implemented by the CDC.  The Federal Eviction Moratorium was meant to run through October 3, 2021, but with the ruling the federal moratorium has ended.  The…

Best Lawyers 2022 recognizes eight Barton Gilman attorneys

Barton Gilman is happy to announce that eight attorneys have been recognized in the 2022 edition of Best Lawyers. Five partners have been named “Best Lawyers in America,” while two partners and one attorney have been named “Best Lawyers in…

Barton Gilman promotes Ryan Deady to partner

Ryan K. Deady has recently been elevated to partner at Barton Gilman LLP. Deady is a civil litigator representing clients with medical professional liability defense matters, hospital and health care issues, and personal injury cases. He has successfully represented clients…

Education Law Update: Pennsylvania Senate Bill 664 allows special education students to receive continued service beyond the age of 21 and allows all students to repeat a grade level during the 2021-2022 school year

On June 24, 2021 the Pennsylvania House and Senate both passed Senate Bill 664, which will allow extended enrollment for special education students and allow students in the Commonwealth to repeat a grade level during the 2021-2022 school year. Senate…