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UConn Law School Opens Courtroom Named for KK&B

March 22, 2007

Kurt A. Strasser and Richard Bieder


Kurt A. Strasser, Interim Dean and the Phillip I. Blumberg Professor of Law, joins Atty. Richard Bieder (right) at the formal ribbon cutting of the new UConn courtroom.

STORRS, CONN. – The University of Connecticut School of Law has named its newly renovated state of the art courtroom in honor of Koskoff. The facility opened on March 22, 2007.

The Koskoff, Koskoff & Bieder Trial Courtroom is equipped with high tech audio-visual equipment and computer technology to properly instruct UConn law students in the courtroom technologies of the 21st Century. The courtroom is located on the first floor in William F. Starr Hall on the University of Connecticut School of Law campus in Hartford. Koskoff Attorneys Michael Koskoff (UConn Law Class of 1966), Richard Bieder, Kathleen Nastri (UConn Law Class of 1986), and Christopher Bernard all have served as lecturers at the Law School.

“Koskoff, Koskoff and Bieder is proud to be committed to the education of the next generation of trial attorneys,” said Michael Koskoff. “With our personal liberties and safety at risk more than ever, it is important to train highly competent and ethical trial lawyers. For this reason, we are happy to make this gift to support this up-to-date trial courtroom at the Law School.”

Ranked among the top public law schools in the nation, University of Connecticut School of Law is recognized for its rigorous academic programs and collegial, supportive community. Among the faculty are internationally recognized scholars in many areas including tax, intellectual property, international human rights law, and legal history and theory. UConn School of Law hosts the only Insurance Law Center in the country.

University of Connecticut School of Law courtroom named after Koskoff Koskoff and Bieder


First use of the new courtroom – opening ceremonies March 22, 2007.