With a long tradition of serving our neighbors, community involvement is at the cornerstone of Cramer & Anderson.

 

With offices in Litchfield & Fairfield Counties, the firm sponsors local arts and community events. Our attorneys are active members of municipal boards and commissions. Most of our attorneys have experience serving on the boards of local civic and charitable organizations. We take pride in serving our clients and providing public service to community, charitable, and civic organizations.

 

Ridgefield VNA Names Attorney Weinshank to Its Finance Committee

Cramer & Anderson Partner Joshua Weinshank, who just opened a new office in Ridgefield for western Connecticut’s largest regional law firm, has been named to the Finance Committee of the Ridgefield Visiting Nurse Association (RVNA). “It’s a really …


Attorney Weinshank Joins Ridgefield Playhouse Board

Cramer & Anderson Partner Joshua Weinshank has been named to the Board of The Ridgefield Playhouse, the landmark nonprofit cultural hub that presents a wide variety of national and local acts in a restored, Cass Gilbert Jr.-designed theater in Ridg …


Cycling Safety Signs Honoring Attorney David Burke Given to Town Where His Fatal Accident Occurred

At a Sept. 19 meeting, the Board of Selectmen in Morris accepted a donation of 10 roadside cycling safety signs from Cramer & Anderson, given as part of a multi-town initiative to remember and pay tribute to the firm’s late Partner David P. Burke. …


Attorney Rivas Aids Danbury Hispanic Center’s Backpack Drive

Cramer & Anderson Attorney Lisa Rivas, an Associate in the firm’s Danbury office who focuses on Immigration Law, participated in the Hispanic Center of Greater Danbury’s Backpack Drive on Friday, Aug. 25. Attorney Lisa Rivas at the Hispanic Center …


MOMIX Helps Susan B. Anthony Project Battle Domestic And Sexual Abuse; Cramer & Anderson a Gold Sponsor

Wherever Moses Pendleton takes his internationally acclaimed dance troupe MOMIX praise follows. “Moses Pendleton and the entire company are notorious for consistently creating complex, dizzying universes and inviting the audience to join their new real …


Join Us for New Milford Village Fair Days’ 50th Anniversary

New Milford’s signature summer festival, Village Fair Days, celebrates its 50th anniversary July 28 and 29, with festivities on the Village Green that include live entertainment, Bingo, bouncy houses, a food court and nearly 200 vendor and community bo …


Da Vinci Award Goes to Cramer & Anderson Legal Assistant

Jeremy Ruman, the legal assistant to Cramer & Anderson Partner Arthur C. Weinshank, has been honored by the Town of New Milford with a 2017 Leonardo Da Vinci Award. Given to individuals who exemplify the ideals of community service and the arts, th …


Attorney Miranda Joins Board of the Greater New Milford Chamber of Commerce

Cramer & Anderson Associate Abigail Miranda has been invited to join the Board of Directors of the Greater New Milford Chamber of Commerce. Attorney Abigail Miranda “We are happy to have Abigail join the Board of Directors of the Greater New Milfor …


Cramer & Anderson Sponsors New Milford Teddy Bear Festival

There’s a lot about President Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt most of us have forgotten since high school history class. We know he liked to quote the proverb, “Walk softly and carry a big stick,” but may not recall he wasn’t elected to his first term but t …


Cramer & Anderson Sponsors New Milford School Walking Project

Kids don’t walk to school anymore. This evolutionary change from the standard practice in the 1950s, 60s and 70s is well documented and based on factors such as “stranger danger” and shifting housing trends. In recent years there has been push-back, an …


Attorney Weinshank Expands Advocacy for Ability Beyond

The Ability Beyond logo The idea of going the extra mile in a mission of enriching the lives of those who need a particular kind of assistance is encoded in the DNA and name of Ability Beyond. The Bethel-based organization is “dedicated to empowering e …


Pro Bono Award Given to Attorney Rivas at Law Day in Danbury

Attorney Lisa Rivas Cramer & Anderson Attorney Lisa Rivas, an Associate in the firm’s Danbury office who focuses on Immigration Law, received the Pro Bono Award during Law Day in events in Danbury May 5 for providing free legal assistance and teach …


Cycling Safety Signs Honor Law Firm Partner Who Died After Accident Near Bantam Lake in March 2016

David P. Burke, a Cramer & Anderson Partner, died in March 2016 after a cycling accident near Bantam Lake. A little more than a year after Cramer & Anderson Partner David P. Burke died as the result of a cycling accident near Bantam Lake, the l …


Attorney Weinshank to Discuss Charitable Planned Giving at Ridgefield VNA

Cramer & Anderson Partner Joshua Weinshank Attorney Joshua Weinshank, a Trust and Estate Partner with Cramer & Anderson LLP, will present a program on the benefits of charitable planned giving May 11 at the Ridgefield Visiting Nurse Association …


Attorney Taylor Steps Up for VFW Out of ‘Great Respect’

When his country needed him, Jim Delancy stepped up. VFW Post 1672 Commander Jim Delancy It was 1968 and the Tet Offensive by the North Vietnamese had weakened support for America’s involvement in Vietnam, but Delancy, Commander of Veterans of Foreign …


Attorney DiBella Joins New Milford VNA & Hospice Board

Cramer & Anderson Partner D. Randall DiBella has been named to the Board of Directors of New Milford VNA & Hospice, the nonprofit health care agency dedicated to providing quality home care, hospice and public health services to residents of Gr …


Attorney Weinshank Joins Danbury Hospital Foundation Board

Cramer & Anderson Partner Joshua A. Weinshank, whose primary Practice Areas include Estate Planning and Elder Law, was recently named to the Associate Board of the Danbury Hospital & New Milford Hospital Foundation. The Western Connecticut Heal …


A Breakfast to Battle Domestic and Sexual Violence

Attorney Abigail Miranda, recently named to the board of the Women’s Center of Greater Danbury, organized Cramer & Anderson’s participation in the 9th Annual “Hearts of Hope” Breakfast on Feb. 8 at the Fox Hill Inn in Brookfield. The annual event w …


Merwinsville Hotel Holiday Event Has Cramer & Anderson Connection

The historic Merwinsville Hotel in the Gaylordsville section of New Milford, a testament to the era when the railroads were king, presents the final weekend of its annual Christmas/holiday show Dec. 2, 3, and 4. A display in the holiday show at the Mer …


Cramer & Anderson Sponsors New Milford Sip & Stroll

Most Connecticut towns and cities dress up for the holidays with festive lights and other seasonal flourishes, but few are as charming as New Milford. The expansive town green, historic buildings and hometown shops combine to create a magical atmospher …


Cramer & Anderson Staff Participate in Sarah Noble School Walking Project

For the past month, a Cramer & Anderson attorney and a paralegal have been taking walks while on the job—as role models helping Sarah Noble Intermediate School (SNIS) provide students with an educational experience that stresses the importance of t …


Annual Great Housatonic Duck Race set for Memorial Day

“Be like a duck. Calm on the surface, but always paddling like the dickens underneath.” —Sir Michael Caine, actor In New Milford, ducks that are calm on the surface manage to be philanthropic heroes without paddling like the dickens underneath. Actuall …


Attorney Sochacki also helps community as EMT volunteer and paramedic

Attorney Sochacki is also a volunteer EMT and paramedic. Everybody’s heard the line from Shakespeare’s “Henry VI, Part 2” that says, “The first thing we do, let’s kill all the lawyers.” Woven into those words is the suggestion that qualities inherent t …


Cramer & Anderson Attorneys to Participate in Greater Danbury Ride of Silence

Attorneys and staff from Cramer & Anderson plan to honor their late colleague David Burke by participating in the Greater Danbury Ride of Silence, being held May 18. Attorney Burke, a partner in the regional firm with five offices serving Western C …


Victoria Burke, Daughter of Attorney David Burke, featured in Sports Illustrated Story

Victoria Burke Photo Courtesy of U.S. Rowing David Burke was very proud of his daughter Victoria, and he would have been delighted by the Sports Illustrated story that looks at a particular challenge for Victoria on her journey to compete in the Olympi …


Cramer & Anderson Partner David Burke Remembered As ‘Phenomenal Person’ and ‘Incredibly Talented Lawyer’

David Burke Photo by Heidi Johnson “He just was a phenomenal person, and an incredibly talented lawyer,” Cramer & Anderson senior partner William C. Franklin said of his colleague David P. Burke, who died Tuesday, March 15, at Saint Mary’s Hospital …


Cramer & Anderson Partner D. Randall DiBella Receives New Milford Community Ambulance’s Highest Award

Randy DiBella with nominating committee member Ann Stone The New Milford Community Ambulance volunteers who provide emergency response services and help save lives—a challenge in Connecticut’s largest town with nearly 64 square miles—are true hometown …


Attorneys Weinshank & Miranda Attend Ridgefield Chamber of Commerce Event

Attorneys Joshua Weinshank and Abigail Miranda, two of Cramer & Anderson’s associates, participated in the Ridgefield Chamber of Commerce’s 1st Annual Love Your Local Business Showcase, held Thursday, Feb. 11, at The Ridgefield Rec Center. As Chamb …


Kenneth Taylor Recognized as a Top Family Attorney in CT

Cramer and Anderson is pleased to report that Kenneth E. Taylor has been recognized by the American Institute of Family Lawyers as one of the Top 10 family attorneys in the State of Connecticut.  Attorney Taylor has been practicing family law for over …


Cramer & Anderson at New Milford’s Village Fair Days

Cramer & Anderson gears up for the 48th Annual Village Fair Days on the Town Green in New Milford. Stop by our tent during your visit to the Fair Days Friday July 24 and Saturday July 25, 2015. Our Philosophy We are committed to advancing our clien …


Crossword by our Co-Founder

At 96 years of age, Cramer & Anderson co-founder Henry (Hank) B. Anderson is still showing the sharpness of mind that stood him well for over 50 years of law practice in New Milford, Connecticut.  The Winter 2014 issue of the University of Connecti …