James Shearin ’86 Elected CBA President

James T. "Tim" Shearin

James T. (Tim) Shearin '86 began a one-year term as president of the Connecticut Bar Association on July 1, 2024. Shearin, a member of Pullman & Comley LLC, served as the firm's chairman for nine years and led its Litigation Department for 15 years. He has served in several capacities with the Connecticut Bar Association and is a past president of the Connecticut Bar Foundation. In 2009 he received the Connecticut Bar Association's John Eldred Shields Professional Service Award and in 2014 the University of Connecticut Law School Alumni Association presented him with the Distinguished Graduate Award.