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Richard Emerson joined Gager, Emerson, Rickart, Bower & Scalzo, LLP in May, 1979. He practices in both the Bethel and Southbury offices.
Corporate and Business Law
Mergers and Acquisitions
Non-profit and non-stock Corporate
Member, American and Connecticut Bar Associations
Member, Corporations and Other Business Organizations and Commercial and Banking Law Sections, Connecticut Bar Association
Member, Estates and Probate Law Section, Connecticut Bar Association
Director and Past President, Western Connecticut Estate and Tax Planning Council
Member, Danbury Bar Association
Member, National College of Probate Judges
Other Professional Activities
Judge of Probate, District of Redding (1979-2011)
Republican Town Committee, Redding (1975-Present)
Planning Commission, Redding (1975-1979)
President and Director, Redding Open Lands, Inc.
Director, Ridgefield Visiting Nurse Association
Redding Town Moderator
Director and Past President, Mark Twain Library
Redding Board of Ethics
Superlawyers 2009, 2011-2015
(For Estate Planning and Probate, and Business/Corporate)
Former Director, Planned Giving Section of American Cancer Society
Former Chairman, Pack 118, Boy Scouts of America
George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
(J.D., with honors, 1973)
Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT
(B.A., Government, 1968)
Law clerk, Appellate Division, U.S. Attorney’s Office
Washington, D.C. (1972-1973)
Lieutenant, U.S. Army (Retired)
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