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April 7, 2015 - Kristen L. Zaehringer Elected Board Member of Friends of New Haven Legal Assistance Association

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NEW HAVEN, CT (April 7, 2015)…Murtha Cullina LLP attorney Kristen L. Zaehringer has been elected to the Board of the Friends of New Haven Legal Assistance Association (Friends Board).

The current Friends Boards voted to elect Ms. Zaehringer in February.  In her role as Board Member, she will support the organization as they develop fundraising events and awareness campaigns for the New Haven Legal Assistance Association (NHLAA).  The NHLAA is a non-profit organization that, since 1964, has protected the rights of individuals and families who are unable to obtain legal services because of limited income, age, disability, discrimination and other barriers.

Murtha Cullina has supported the NHLAA for many years.  Former Managing Partner, Elizabeth J. Stewart has served on its Governing Board for more than 18 years and Attorney Zaehringer will be succeeding partner Burt Cohen, who has served on the Friends Board for over 15 years.

Ms. Zaehringer is a member of Murtha Cullina’s Litigation Department, as well as its Labor and Employment Practice Group. She received her Bachelor’s degree from George Washington University and her J.D. from Quinnipiac University School of Law.

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