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Jim Gaston
 
                          JAMES O. GASTON, Sr.                                  18 Main Street                             Newtown, CT 06470                               H: (203) 426-2500                              W: (203) 334-1656                              e-mail  okjt@aol.com         FAMILY: Wife – Stephanie   Children – Tara 23; Jimmy 21; Kelley 17; Owen 15 RESIDENT:      Since 1991 BORN:  Birmingham, AL   1959  EDUCATION   College – Lehigh University 1980   Double Major - Finance/Economics (Emphasis Public Finance) Minor - Government  Juris Doctorate – Duquesne University School of Law 1983   MEMBER  NEWTOWN           Board of Finance  2001 – Present  (Vice-Chairperson) Warden, Borough of Newtown  2007- Board of Burgesses, Borough of Newtown  1993 - 2007              (Senior Burgess 2001-2007) Family Counseling Center – Board of Directors (1992-2000)                          (Vice Chairperson -1999-2000) School - HVAC Committee  2001 Democratic Town Committee - Newtown LEGAL   Connecticut Bar Association         Board of Governors  1993 – Present         House of Delegates  1992 – Present         Executive Committee – Litigation Section 1986 – Present         Chairperson Litigation Section 1996-1999         Client Security Fund Committee  1993-1997         Court – Legislature Liaison Committee  1997-Present         Nominating Committee  2000 – 2006, 2008-2010 Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association    Board of Governors  2010-Present    People’s Law School Committee – Founder/Chairperson 1988- 2004    Expert Data Bank – Founder – Chairperson 1990-1993    Legislative Committee 1998-2005    Continuing Education Committee 1990-1992   Trial Lawyers for Public Justice – State Coordinator  1990-1994  Connecticut Bar Foundation – Life Fellow, James W. Cooper Fellowship  “Super Lawyers” – Selected top 5% of all Lawyers in Field in State of Connecticut  - Published in Connecticut Magazine, February 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011   EMPLOYMENT              Law Offices of James O. Gaston                 239 Golden Hill Street               Bridgeport, CT 06604
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Jim Gaston commented on article "Thanking Veterans -- And One Hard-Working Teacher" in Around Town November 12, 2013 at 09:45 pm

Jim Gaston commented on article "Police: Witness Says Car Struck Dog In Sandy Hook" in Police & Fire May 31, 2013 at 06:22 pm

Jim Gaston commented on article "Take To The Woods With Newtown's Expert Trail Builder" in Around Town May 30, 2013 at 06:53 pm

Jim Gaston commented on event in Events May 26, 2013 at 05:49 pm