The Kalon Record

2018

Kalon launches a get-know-us series, “A Minute Or So, With …” See our first video, with Attorney Kriesen.

Attorney Kriesen is a presenter at the NBI Seminar, “Hearsay, E-mail, Business Records, and Social Media – In The Trenches.” November 16, 2018.

Attorney Kriesen serves as a judge at the regional ABA Negotiation Competition, hosted by Quinnipiac University School of Law. November 9, 2018.

Christopher P. Kriesen and Fellow Geraldine Macaisa present “Storytelling for Lawyers,” sponsored by the CT Bar Association, Litigation Section. October 26, 2018.

Demetra Turi, Ron Houde, and Christopher Kriesen attend the CBA Diversity and Inclusion Summit. Kalon is a signatory to the diversity pledge. October 24, 2018.

Kalon is recognized by Clio as a Runner Up for The Reisman Award, Best New Law Firm.” October 5, 2018

Kalon hosts the opening event of “Black Esquire,” a career consultancy. September 27, 2018.

Attorney Kriesen co-hosts “Is Mediation Your Best Option to Create Value for Your Client?” CT Bar Foundation. September 13, 2018.

Christopher P. Kriesen and Fellow Geraldine Macaisa present “MasterClass: The Art of Legal Storytelling.” Hispanic National Bar Association, National Convention, Philadelphia, September 7, 2018.

Attorney Kriesen presents “Preparing Your Case for Mediation.” Northampton County Bar Association, Easton, PA. September 6, 2018.

As of September 1, 2018, the Kalon ADR Center donates 10% of its revenue to fund a scholarship for a graduate of the Hartford Youth Scholars Steppingstone Academy, a twenty-six month preparatory program for middle school students, to help with their continuing education.

Attorney Kriesen presents at the seminar, “The Rules of Evidence, A Practical Toolkit. National Business Institute.” August 24, 2018.

On August 14, 2018, Attorney Christopher P. Kriesen summits Mt. Rainier via the Disappointment Cleaver route with Himalayan guides, including Dawa Yangzum Sherpa, as part of a fundraiser for the Juniper Fund. Story here.

Filmmaker Savannah Edmondson spends July with Kalon, filming short firms, “Welcome to Kalon,” “Kalon Fellows,” and “The Kalon ADR Center.”

Filming of Kalon shorts begins. Here, Kalon Fellow Shehrezad Haroon speaks about her experience as a founding fellow.

Attorney Christopher P. Kriesen speaks at a nationally available telephone seminar, “Top 30 Trial Mistakes Made by Attorneys,” through the National Business Institute. June 29, 2018. 

Attorney Ron Houde is selected as the 2018-2019 co-chair of the Administrative and Municipal Law Committee of the Connecticut Bar Association – Young Lawyers Section. June 26, 2018.

Christopher P. Kriesen completes the Advanced Mediation Workshop at Harvard Law School, Program on Negotiation, a five day (forty-hour) training. June 4-8, 2018.

Chris Kriesen and Geraldine Macaisa present Legal Storytelling” at the Northeast Regional Conference for the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association. June 9, 2018.

Kalon celebrates its first birthday. June 1, 2018.

Attorneys Houde and Kriesen are honored at the CT Law Tribune Professional Excellence Awards. May 24, 2018.

Attorney Kriesen serves as a judge for a UConn law student mock trial final at the Hartford Superior Court. April 28, 2018.

The Connecticut Law Tribune publishes Ron Houde’s article, Connecticut Maintains a Hard Line in Enforcing Government Immunity.” April 16, 2018.

Attorney Kriesen speaks on a panel about integrative law at Quinnipiac University School of Law. April 13, 2018.

Attorney Kriesen presents his legal storytelling model at the UConn Law School Asylum Clinic. April 12, 2017.

Attorney Christopher P. Kriesen and Kalon Fellows Chelsea Sousa and Geraldine Macaisa file an amicus brief on behalf of the CDLA in a Supreme Court case, Ashmore v. Hartford Hospital, April 2, 2018.

Kalon hosts the Hartford Youth Scholars Mentor Program, March 28, 2018.

Attorney Ron Houde is a panelist at the CBA’s Litigation Section for “A View from the Trenches: Court Clerks on Tactics that Work.” March 27, 2018.

Attorney Ron Houde recognized by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star. March, 2018.

The Connecticut Law Tribune recognizes Attorney Christopher P. Kriesen as a Game Changer. March 23, 2018.

The Connecticut Law Tribune recognizes Attorney Ron Houde as a New Leader in the Law. March 23, 2018.

Attorney Ron Houde wins his first appeal before the Connecticut Appellate Court. March 23, 2018.

Attorney Kriesen attends a three day conference on innovation at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. March 14-16, 2018.

Kalon hosts artists Quyen Truong and ‘Eaze.’ March 11, 2018.

Attorney Kriesen is a panelist at the HCBA’s seminar, Mastering Hearsay and Hearsay Exceptions.” March 9, 2018.

Geraldine Macaisa joins Kalon as a Fellow. February 23, 2018.

Attorney Christopher P. Kriesen files an amicus brief on behalf of the CDLA in a Supreme Court case, Snell v. Norwalk Yellow Cab. February 22, 2018.

The Kalon Fellowship is established, February 4, 2018.

Luisa Graden of Yale College joins Kalon as a legal analyst, January 31, 2018.

Attorney Ron Houde argues his first appeal before the Connecticut Appellate Court, January 16, 2018.

2017

Attorney Christopher P. Kriesen speaks at The National Business Institute Seminar, “Civil Trial From Start to Finish.” December 14, 2017, East Hartford, CT.

Attorney Carly Applebaum joins Kalon. December 13, 2017.

Attorney Christopher P. Kriesen speaks at The National Business Institute Seminar, “Dirty Litigation: How to Handle the Rambo Lawyer.” December 6, 2017, North Haven, CT.

Attorney Christopher P. Kriesen appointed an Attorney Trial Referee, Fact Finder, and Arbitrator of The Hartford Superior Court. December 5, 2017.

Kalon hosts a Salon on “Diversity and Inclusion.” November 27, 2017.

Kalon becomes a pro bono affiliate of CIRI. November, 2017.

Kalon is featured in a front page story by The Connecticut Law Tribune. November 17, 2017.

Kalon becomes a signatory to The Connecticut Legal Community’s Diversity and Inclusion Pledge. October 26, 2017.

Kalon hosts a Salon on “Legal Ethics.” October 26, 2017.

Chelsea Sousa joins Kalon as a Law Clerk. October 16, 2017.

Shehrezad Haroon joins Kalon as a Law Clerk. October 16, 2017.

Attorney Christopher P. Kriesen completes a forty-hour training in mediation at The Quinnipiac School of Law Center on Dispute Resolution. September, 2017.

Christopher P. Kriesen is featured by the Lawyerist, “How Lawyers Work.” September, 2017.

Attorney Christopher P. Kriesen completes a one-year, eight-class program on innovation at The Stanford Graduate School of Business. September, 2017.

Kalon hosts a Salon on “Millennials in the Law.” September 17, 2017.

Attorney Christopher P. Kriesen attends a by-invitation-only national conference in law firm innovation, TBD Law, in St. Louis, Missouri. August, 2017.

Kalon opening announced in the West Hartford News.

Attorney Ron Houde is admitted to the Mohegan Gaming Disputes Court Bar. July, 2017.

Demetra Turi joins Kalon as the Office Manager. June 12, 2017.

Attorney Ron Houde joins Kalon. June 5, 2017.

The Kalon Law Firm, LLC opens. A law firm built for the future, focused on clients, centered on employees, and mindful of the community. A law firm like no other. June 1, 2017.

 

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From the North

Take Route 91 South to the “Capitol Area” Exit 29A. You will be on the Whitehead Highway. The first exit is Columbus Boulevard. Take this exit and turn Left at the light. Go over the bridge. Our building is the 10 floor Silver building on the Left. The Garage entrance is at the beginning of the building.

From the South

Take Route 91 North to the “Capitol Area” Exit 29A and follow the directions above.

From the West

Take Route 84 East to Route 91 South. Take your first exit on Route 91, the “Capitol Area” Exit 29A. and follow the directions above.

From the East

Take Route 84 West to the “Downtown Hartford” Exit. You will cross the Connecticut River on the Founders Bridge (stay in the Left Lane) and come to a traffic light with the downtown area directly in from of you. Turn Left at the light on Columbus Boulevard. Pass the Convention Center and go over the bridge. Our building is the 10 floor Silver building. The Garage entrance is at the beginning of the building.

Parking

The parking garage is located underground. Go up the stairs to the lobby and check in at the security desk. You must exchange your parking ticket for a token in order to leave the garage.