Ellen Bree Burns

Personal

Birthday: 
1923
Birthplace: 
New Haven, CT
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Special assistant, Commission to Revise the Connecticut General Statutes, 1947-1948
Attorney, Legislative Legal Services, Connecticut General Assembly, 1949-1973
Judge, Connecticut Circuit Court, 1973-1974
Judge, Connecticut Court of Common Pleas, 1974-1976
Judge, Connecticut Superior Court, 1976-1978

Education

Name of School: 
Albertus Magnus College
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1944
Name of School - Second: 

Yale University Law School

Located in New Haven, Connecticut, Yale Law School, is one of the world's premier law schools. It offers an unmatched environment of excellence and educational intimacy in the form of world renowned faculty, small classes, limitless opportunities for clinical training, and strong encouragement of public service. Small by design, our impact on the world is measured by its accomplished graduates and its ongoing scholarship and outreach through 17 centers and projects.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1947

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Connecticut
Court Name: 

Connecticut District Court

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
5/18/1978
Retirement from Active Service: 
9/1/1992
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