Thomas A. Gugliotti, Chair of the Firm's Creditors’ Rights practice, has been elected to serve as the President of the Hartford County Bar Association. The HCBA is the oldest bar association in the United States, dating back to 1783. The HCBA, with its headquarters office at 100 Pearl Street has a professional staff of 4 people, is noted for its continuing legal education and mentoring programs, interaction with the members of the Judiciary in Hartford County, lawyer referral service and charitable foundation. Attorney Gugliotti has also served as a member of the Board of Directors of the HCBA, as well as its secretary and treasurer. During his one-year term, Attorney Gugliotti has made as one of his goals to create movement to encourage young lawyers to start their own practice, focusing on “modest means” representation.