Waller Smith & Palmer is pleased to announce that Attorney Timothy Bleasdale has returned to the firm after a fifteen-month sabbatical serving as a law clerk at the Connecticut Appellate Court. Attorney Bleasdale served as a law clerk to Justice Lubbie Harper, Jr., and Judge Paul M. Foti during the Court’s 2016-2017 term.
As an Appellate Court law clerk, Attorney Bleasdale gained substantive appellate law experience by providing legal research and writing support to his judges. The Appellate Court hears appeals in many areas of law, and provided Attorney Bleasdale with the opportunity to work on a variety of civil and criminal appeals.
Attorney Bleasdale will continue to focus his practice on civil and appellate litigation, as well as administrative, municipal, land use, environmental, and veterans law issues.
Attorney Bleasdale received his BA and his JD from the University of Connecticut. Before joining the firm, Attorney Bleasdale served as a law clerk to the Connecticut Superior Court in the Tolland Judicial District. He also held honors clerkships and fellowships with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, and the Connecticut General Assembly.