Paul Knierim, the head of our dispute resolution practice area, just returned from Philadelphia where he was awarded the National College of Probate Judges (NCPJ) highest honor – the Treat Award for Excellence. This national award recognizes Paul for his significant contribution to the improvement of the law in the probate field while he served 11 years as Connecticut’s Probate Court Administrator.
While serving as Probate Court Administrator, Paul’s accomplishments were both impressive and numerous. They included:
- the consolidation of the state’s 117 probate courts to 54 courts