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B.M. summa cum laude, Potsdam College, 1987
M.M. Arizona State University, 1989
J.D. with honors, University of Connecticut School of Law, 1996
State of Connecticut, 1996
State of New York, 1997
United States District Court for the District of Connecticut, 1997
United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 2000
United States Supreme Court, 2002
AV Peer Review Rated, Martindale Hubbell
Listed in Super Lawyers, 2011/2012
Listed in Best Lawyers 2012 for Appellate Practice. (© Copyright 2010 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.)
Co-recipient of the 2006 Judge Maxwell Heiman Memorial Award by the Hartford County Bar Association. The award is given annually to an outstanding Hartford County lawyer in their first ten years of practice who exemplifies the high standard of service to the profession, ethics, scholarship and devotion to clients which were the hallmarks of the late Judge Heiman.
Elected to be member of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers, 2013.
Appellate Litigation in Civil, Family, Constitutional and Criminal matters in Connecticut State and Federal Courts.
Attorney Bartschi joined the firm in 1996 and became a principal
in 2000. He has an active appellate practice, with cases in
the Connecticut Appellate and Supreme Court. He has handled a number
of appeals that have shaped the state of the law in Connecticut
In addition to his practice, Attorney Bartschi is active in the legal community.
He is a frequent lecturer and writer on appellate issues including at the CBA Annual meeting.
He is co-author of the annotated Connecticut Rules of Appellate Procedure, The Connecticut Practice Book Annotated, and the Connecticut Appellate Review, which appears annually in the Connecticut Bar Journal.
He is an active member of the Appellate Advocacy section.
He served as member of the Board of Directors of Connecticut Women's Education and Legal Fund and was co-chair of the Human Rights and Responsibilities Section of the Connecticut Bar Association.
Like many of the other attorneys at the firm, Attorney Bartschi is also involved in legal education.
He has served as a faculty member at the Appellate Advocacy Institute of the Connecticut Bar Association since 2004.
His non-law related activities include singing in the Hartford Chorale and the Vernon Chorale.
Some of the more notable cases in which Attorney Bartschi has argued or been substantially involved include:
Tuckman v. Tuckman, 308 Conn. 194 (2013)
Bauer v. Bauer, 308 Conn. 124 (2013)
DiPietro v. Farmington Sports Arena, 306 Conn. 107 (2012)
Sequenzia v. Guerrieri Masonry Inc., 298 Conn. 816 (2010)
Misthopoulos v. Misthopoulos, 297 Conn.358 (2010)
Broadnax v. New Haven, 294 Conn. 280 (2009)
Kerrigan v. Commissioner of Public Health, 289 Conn. 135 (2008) (en banc)
Kerrigan v. Commissioner of Public Health, 279 Conn. 447 (2006)
Durrant v. Board of Education, 284 Conn. 91 (2007) (en banc)
Simms v. Simms, 283 Conn. 494 (2007)
Ramin v. Ramin, 281 Conn. 324 (2007)
Friezo v. Friezo, 281 Conn. 166 (2007)
Millbrook Owners Association v. Hamilton Standard, 257 Conn. 1 (2001)
New Milford Savings Bank v. Jajer, 244 Conn. 251 (1998) (en banc)
Hirschfield v. Machinist, 137 Conn. App. 69, cert. denied, 307 Conn. 939 (2012)
Cunningham v. Cunningham, 140 Conn. App. 676 (2013)
Mills v. The Solution, LLC, 138 Conn. App. 40 (2012)
Myles v Myles, 136 Con. App. 483 (2012)
VonKohorn v. VonKohorn, 132 Conn. App. 709 (2011)
Hirschfeld v. Machinist, 131 Conn. App. 352 (2011)
Hirschfeld v. Machinist, 131 Conn. App. 364, Cert. denied 302 Conn. 947 (2011)
Bauer v. Bauer, 130 Conn. App. 185 Cert. granted, 302 Conn. 926 (2011)
Brooks v. Brooks, 121 Conn. App. 659 (2010)
Marshall v. Marshall, 119 Conn.App. 120, cert. granted, 296 Conn. 908 (2010).
Kelman v. Kelman, 84 Conn. App. 120 (2004), cert. denied, 273 Conn. 911 (2005)
Calo-Turner v. Turner, 83 Conn. App. 53 (2004)
Bee v. Bee, 79 Conn. App. 783, cert. denied, 266 Conn. 932
Cowles v. Cowles, 71 Conn. App. 24 (2002)
Ludgin v. McGowan, 64 Conn. App. 355 (2001)
Mandes v. Godiksen, 57 Conn. App. 79, cert. denied, 253 Conn.
Davenport v. Quinn, 53 Conn. App. 282 (1999)
New Milford Savings Bank v. Jajer, 52 Conn. App. 69 (1999)
Schmaling v. Schmaling, 48 Conn. App. 1, cert. denied, 244
Conn. 929 (1998)
See case studies for more information on Durrant, Ramin and Friezo.
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