Vincent Marino Reappointed to CT Commission on Compensation of Elected Officials and Judges
Bridgeport, CT (August 2, 2011) - Cohen and Wolf, P.C., a full-service law firm with four offices in Fairfield and New Haven counties, announced today that Vincent M. Marino, co-chair of the firm’s Municipal Group, has been reappointed to the Commission on Compensation of Elected State Officials and Judges. In this role, Mr. Marino and others set the compensation of state officials, general assembly members and judges.
The Connecticut Commission on Compensation for Elected Officials ensures that the power to control the rate of compensation of elected officials is retained and exercised by the tax paying citizens of the state. No elected state official, general assembly member, or judge, except municipal judges, shall receive compensation for the performance of their duties other than in the amount established for each office by the commission.
On his reappointment, Mr. Marino said: “I am pleased to serve the State of Connecticut in this capacity once again.”
Resident in the firm’s Orange office, Mr. Marino practices in the areas of commercial litigation, construction, municipal law and bankruptcy. He is admitted to practice in Connecticut; New York; the U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut, the Southern District of New York and the Eastern District of New York. Mr. Marino is a member of the Greater Bridgeport, Connecticut, American, Stamford/Norwalk Regional and New York Bar Associations, as well as the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association.
Mr. Marino presently serves as town attorney for the Town of Orange, Connecticut. He serves as the Governor's representative on the Policy Board of the South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority. Mr. Marino also serves on the Board of Directors of the Orange Chamber of Commerce and is a founding member of Saving Orange Residents In Need, a local charity serving his community of Orange, CT.
Mr. Marino received his B.A. in 1993 from the State University of New York at Binghamton and his J.D. in 1996 from Quinnipiac University School of Law.
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