Wiggin and Dana Attorneys Appointed to the George W. Crawford Black Bar Association Board of Directors

May 28, 2010

New Haven
- Wiggin and Dana is pleased to announce that Bryan Watson and Fallon DePina were recently appointed to The George W. Crawford Black Bar Association Board of Directors as President-Elect and Treasurer, respectively, for a one year term.

Bryan Watson was appointed as the Association's President-Elect. He previously served as Secretary. Bryan, a member of the firm's Labor, Employment and Benefits Department, counsels clients in all aspects of labor and employment law. Bryan currently serves on the firm's Technology, Diversity and Associate Professional Development Committees. Bryan frequently represents minors in the judicial system as a volunteer attorney with Lawyers for Children America. He enjoys mentoring law students in the Lawyers' Collaborative for Diversity Mentoring Program and serving as a judge for mock trial and moot court competitions. Bryan received his J.D. from Quinnipiac University School of Law, magna cum laude. While in law school, Bryan was elected President of the Quinnipiac Moot Court Honor Society. He also served as a judicial intern for then-Chief Judge Alfred V. Covello of the Connecticut District Court.

Fallon DePina was appointed Treasurer and previously chaired the Association's Membership Committee. She joined Wiggin and Dana in 2010 and received her J.D. from the University of Connecticut School of Law, where she was elected Student Bar Association President, served as Administrative Editor of The Connecticut Insurance Law Journal, was a Moot Court Board Member, and was an Alva P. Loiselle Moot Court Competition Finalist. During law school, she spent a semester abroad at The University of Western Cape in Cape Town, South Africa, where she studied International Business Transactions and Comparative Constitutional Law. After law school, she clerked for the Honorable Thomas A. Bishop of the Connecticut Appellate Court.

The George W. Crawford Black Bar Association is a volunteer state-wide organization of attorneys, judges, and law students in the State of Connecticut. For more information visit www.georgecrawfordblackbar.org