Title: Lawyer, Assistant Attorney General
Company: Office of the Attorney General, State of Connecticut
Location: Cromwell, Connecticut, United States
Arthur Webster, Lawyer and Assistant Attorney General at the Office of the Attorney General in the State of Connecticut, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in juvenile justice, medical law and child protection law.
With a passion to practice law starting at an early age, Mr. Webster first set on this path by earning a Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, at Bradley University in 1978. He started attending law school at the Georgetown University Law Center where he earned a JD in 1982, and was admitted to practice law in the state of Connecticut. That same year, he started as an associate with Halloran, Sage, Phelan & Hagarty, and was admitted to practice law in the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut a year later in 1983. In 1986, Mr. Webster accepted a position as an assistant attorney general at the State of Connecticut’s Office of the Attorney General, where he served for 31 years. He prosecuted child-protection cases and counseled on complex medical-legal issues before his retirement in 2017, and credits Wally Malenik, the director of the Juvenile Justice Clinic at Georgetown University, as a major influence in his career. Currently, Mr. Webster serves as a member of the board of directors for True Colors Inc. and as president of the Cromwell Hillside Cemetery Association.
In addition to his work as assistant attorney general of Connecticut, Mr. Webster served as a member of the Medical Review Board for Connecticut Children and Families from 1987 to 2008. From 1987 to 2017, he was a lecturer on HIV/AIDS laws and policy, as well as complex medical treatment decisions. Mr. Webster was a member of the faculty at the Department of Children and Families Child Welfare Training Academy from 1989 to 2006, and served as a law lecturer at the University of Connecticut School of Law from 1991 until 1998, when he rose to the rank of adjunct professor, which he held until 2012. He authored “For the Sake of a Child’s Safety: The Law of Emergency Removal Proceedings” in 1997, “Child Protection in Connecticut Courts, Revised Edition” in 1996, “The Art of the Deal: A Common Sense Approach to Settlement of Child Protection Cases” in 1996, and “Child Protection in Connecticut Courts” in 1992. As a testament to his success and experience, Mr. Webster has been included in multiple editions of Who’s Who in the World, Who’s Who in the East, Who’s Who in American Law, and Who’s Who in America.
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