An East Haven laywer is among Gov Dannel Malloy's 15 nominees announced Thursday to become new judges in the state's Superior Court system.
Michael A. Albis, who served as East Haven's probate court judge for 12 years, was selected along with 15 other nominees to fill 30 vacancies on that court.
“I’m very grateful for the Governor for this opportunity,” Albis stated in a press release announcing the nomintees. “I found my service as a probate judge in the past to be the most fulfilling work I’ve ever done and I’m looking forward to the challenge of doing judicial work at the
Currently, Albis — the father of East Haven state Rep. James Albis — serves as a principal in the firm of Hilcoff & Albis, LLC in East Haven. He is a member of the adjunct faculty of Quinnipiac University in the Legal Studies Department.
The local lawyer also was tapped in early 2011 to serve as administrative judge of the New Haven Regional Probate Court for Children's Matters
Albis rreceived his bachelor's degree from Yale University, and his law degree. with honors from University of Connecticut School of Law.
Malloy added that he does not intend on filling the remaining 15 positions at this time.