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David Baram was the Mayor of Bloomfield, CT from 1983 to 1989 and served as Chairman of the Capitol Region Council of Governments from 1987 to 1989.  He ran for State Senate in 1990.  David Baram was President of the Bloomfield Chamber of Commerce from 1996-1998.  David is currently Chairman of the Bloomfield Democratic Town Committee and also serves as Chairman of the Bloomfield Center Fire District.  Attorney Baram is  Chairman of the Board for the Jewish Federation Association of CT. (JFact), Membership Chair and Board Member for the Jewish Community Center, Board Member of the Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford and a Board Member of the UCONN Hillel.  He formerly served as President of Federation Homes, Building Committee Chairman of the Solomon Schechter Day School, President of United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism (CT. Valley), Chair of the Jewish Community Relations Council, Director for Camp Jewell YMCA, and Chairman of Bloomfield's Charter Revision Commission. Currently he also serves as a Justice of the Peace, Board Member of the Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies of the University of Hartford and Board Member of the SummerWind Performing Arts Center.

Attorney Baram has provided pro bono legal services for the following: Connecticut Bar Association, Beth Hillel Synagogue, Schechter Day School, United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, Federation Homes, and the Bloomfield Democratic Party.

Attorney Baram has been appointed a Committee by the Superior Court in Foreclosures, has performed legal work for the Bloomfield Center Fire District, was appointed a Receiver for the law practice of a disciplined attorney, and gained municipal experience during his 7 years as Mayor of Bloomfield, Ct.

David Baram was elected to the 15th Assembly District in the CT. House of Representatives in a special election on March 24, 2009.  He was re-elected in 2010 and currently serves on the Judiciary Committee, Banking Committee, and as Vice Chair of the General Law Committee.


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Practice areas


  1. Commercial Real Estate: 40%
    38 years
  2. Real Estate: 25%
    38 years
  3. Family: 25%
    38 years
  4. Employment: 5%
    38 years
  5. State & Local Law: 5%
    38 years


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Attorney endorsements

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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse David. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Jason Y Gans

    David's expertise in land use and zoning reflects his many years of experience in Town governance and community service


    Jason Gans Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Baram, Tapper & Gans, LLC

Three Regency Drive
Bloomfield, CT, 06002


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Town Crier AwardCouncil Of Small Towns (COST)2012
Recognition for Legislation on Recreational Land Use ImmunityCT Forest & Park Association2011
America's Most Honored ProfessionalsAmerican Registry LLC2011
Paul Harris AwardBloomfield Rotary Club2010
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2009
Israel BondsJewish Community Leadership2007
Pro Bono Honor RollConnecticut Bar Association2005
Bloomfield ChamberMember of the Year2003
Schechter Day SchoolBuilding Committee Chairmanship2001
Bloomfield ChamberOliver Filley Award1995
Cigna "David Baram" Scholarship RecognitionCIGNA1990
Capitol Region Council of Governments Regional Leadership AwardsCapitol Region Council of Governments1990
Connecticut Jaycees Outstanding Young Citizens AwardCt. Jaycees1983
Legal Research Board Editorial DirectorSt. Mary's Law School1978
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing MemberBaram, Tapper & Gans, LLC2012 - Present
House of Representatives, 15th Assembly DistrictState of Connecticut2009 - Present
Partner and MemberClayman Tapper & Baram LLC1992 - 2012
AttorneyPinney & Baram1978 - 1992
Association namePosition nameDuration
Legislative Task Force on Cadmium in Children's JewelryCo-chair2014 - 2015
General Law Committee of Ct. LegislatureChair2013 - Present
Judiciary Committee of CT LegislatureCo-chair Task Force on Alimony Reform2012 - Present
Task Force on Real Estate Disclosure Form Revisions of the General Law Committee of CT LegislatureChairman2011 - Present
Connecticut LegislatureState Rep.- 15th District - Vice Chair of General Law Committee2011 - Present
CT LegislatureMember, Domestic Violence Task Force2010 - Present
State of ConnecticutState Representative 15th Assembly District2009 - Present
Bloomfield Democratic Town CommitteeChairman2006 - Present
Bloomfield Center Fire DistrictChairman of Commissioners2006 - Present
Jewish Federation Association of CT.President/Chairman of the Board2005 - Present
Pro Bono for Connecticut Bar AssociationAttorney2005 - 2006
Connecticut Bar Association, Labor & Employment Law SectionMember2000 - Present
Connecticut Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember2000 - Present
Hartford County Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
Connecticut Bar AssociationMember1993 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1993 - Present
Town of BloomfieldMayor1982 - 1989
Connecticut Attorneys Title InsuranceAgent1978 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Abington Limited Partnership v. Heublein, 246 Conn 815 (1998) and 257 Conn. 570 (2001)Defendants prevailed in all Appeals
Urbanowicz v. Town of EnfieldPrevailed at Superior and Appellate Courts
ROJAC v. GammieCase Settled after PJR Hearing
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Publication nameTitleDate
CT Law TribuneDavid Baram Chair of General Law2013
Connecticut Law TribuneBike Crashes, Law Changed2011
CT Law TribuneRed Flags2009
Connecticut Law TribuneSeverance Agreements2008
Clayman,Tapper,Baram NewsletterReal Estate Title Policies2008
Connecticut Law TribuneConservation Easements2008
Clayman,Tapper,Baram NewsletterCivil Unions2005
Hartford CourantIsrael: The Next Fifty Years1998
UConn Institute of Public ServiceSelection of a Town Manager1985
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
St Mary's University of San Antonio School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1978
University of ConnecticutPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1975
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Windsor Senior Center ForumDomestic Violence and Familly Law2011
Bike & Walk of CTMunicipal Immunity and Recreational Lands2011
Succession PlanningBusiness Succession Planning2007
Business EducationBusiness Entities2007
Paralegal Educational SeminarBusiness Entities2002
Business EntitiesComparison of Business Entities2001
Real Estate SeminarReal Estate Closings1995