Governor Dannel Malloy on Wednesday nominated four individuals to fill vacancies on the Connecticut Superior Court including Alice A. Bruno of New Britain.If Bruno’s nomination is approved, the judicial appointment will cap a 34-year career in the law in public service and private practice. The nominations were the first made by Governor Malloy in his second term.
“I am deeply honored by the confidence that Governor Malloy has shown in me by nominating me to the Connecticut Superior Court,” Bruno said. “If confirmed as a judge, I will serve with dedication and an abiding commitment to the administration of justice.”
“The smart selections we make for the court today will help deliver a brighter Connecticut tomorrow. Selecting qualified, diverse nominees is not an easy task – we do it exceptionally carefully because these decisions impact our future, and we’re working to build a Connecticut for the long-run, for everyone. That’s why these selections are so important, and that’s why it’s so vital to find candidates who are representative of our diverse population,” Governor Malloy said. “The nominees we are announcing today will be a great addition to our Superior Court and I am confident that they will serve the state with distinction.”
Most recently Attorney Bruno served as a Special Counsel to the Secretary of the State providing legal support to elections staff and registrars of voters. She previously served as the Deputy Chief Clerk in the New Haven Judicial District and as a magistrate in the Superior Court presiding over housing, motor vehicle and small claims matters. She was formerly a partner at Tyler, Cooper & Alcorn handling general civil litigation in both state and federal courts prior to forming the firm of Edmonds and Bruno. Attorney Bruno has also served as the Executive Director of the Connecticut Bar Association, served on the Federal Grievance Committee for District of Connecticut, and currently serves on the Board of Governors of the American Bar Association. She holds a law degree from the University of Connecticut School of Law, with honors, a Master of Social Work from the University of Connecticut School of Social Work, and a B.A., magna cum laude, from Tufts University.
Bruno, who has volunteered as an associate Democratic Town Committee member and on the Rules Committee, is married to Cafe Beauregard owner Rob Chiovoloni.