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Keith Robert Ainsworth

Keith Robert Ainsworth

Practice areas:

Environmental and Natural Resources, Commercial

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About Me

Languages Spoken: French, English

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1990

  1. Environmental and Natural Resources: 80%
    25 years
  2. Commercial: 20%
    21 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($295-350/hour), Contingent (10-33%), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Evans, Feldman & Ainsworth, LLC

261 Bradley Street
P. O. Box 1694
New Haven, CT, 065071694

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CTActive199008/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Distnguished Servce AwardRivers Alliance2014
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2014
Super LawyerConnecticut Super Lawyers2013
Local Hero -- Environmental ProtectionCFE/Save the Sound2008
2007 Honoree - Extraordinary ContributionConnecticut Fund for the Environment2007
BV DistinguishedMartindale-Hubbell2003
American Hometown Leadership AwardNational Center for Small Communities1999

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
First Selectman (mayor equivalent)Town of Haddam1997 - 1999

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Connecticut Bar AssociationChair - Environmental Law Section2013 - 2015
VISTA Vocational & Life Skills CenterGeneral Counsel2013 - Present
Madison Democratic Town CommitteeMember2013 - 2014
Trout Unlimited CT CouncilEnvironmental counsel2012 - Present
CBA - Environmental Law SectionVice-Chair2011 - 2013
Leasing Enforcement Attorneys NetworkMember2005 - Present
Madison Land Conservation TrustLifetime Member2002 - Present
Connecticut Bar Association, Environmental Law SectionExecutive Committee1994 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Shukis v. Haddam, 122 Conn. App. 555 (2010)Trial Court granted summary judgment for lack of sufficient expert disclosures, Apellate Court reversed creating a new rule of law that violation of a regulatory permit constitutes negligence and nuisance per se as well as per se violation of CEPA.
Rickel v. Komaromi, et al 144 Conn. App. 775 (2013)Running bamboo nuisance case.Statute of limitations dismissal overturned.

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Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Miami School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
Tufts UniversityBiology, English Literature and Environmental StudiesBS - Bachelor of Science1987

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
CBA Annual Meeting“Following in the Path of the Storm: Legal and Legislative Challenges in Addressing Sea Level Rise on the Connecticut Coastline”2013
CT Bar Association Annual MeetingRECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN ENVIRONMENTAL LITIGATION2012
CBA Annual MeetingTraps & Tips In Environmental Law2010
CBA Environmental Law Section MeetingRule 502 & the e-Discovery Dilemma2009