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Malloy names associate attorney general to state Supreme Court

February 1, 2017 GMT

HARTFORD — A career assistant attorney general, Gregory T. D’Auria, was nominated Wednesday to the Connecticut Supreme Court by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.

D’Auria, of Hebron is currently the state solicitor general, who has focused on appellate cases and training and assisting lawyers under state Attorney General George Jepsen. He also worked in the agency’s litigation and charities units.

If confirmed by the Judiciary Committee and the House and Senate, D’Auria would replace Peter T. Zarella, who retired from the high court in December.

D’Auria is a 1985 graduate of the University of Connecticut and was editor-in-chief of the Connecticut Journal of International Law before graduating from the UConn Law School in 1988.

kdixon@ctpost.com;