Business News in Brief, week of Dec. 13, 2020 – New Haven Register


MILFORD — The Housatonic River Job Network will hold its next meeting at 7 p.m. Dec. 15 at the Margaret Egan Community Center, 35 Matthew St.

Guest speaker will be Fran Trelease, an interviewer, communicator, writer and editor. The topic will be “Navigating a Career Change — in 8 Steps.” As president of Boomer Den, Trelease “created a service that matches midlife professionals (ages 40+) with short-term internships to help them explore new careers under the guidance of a business owner. It is an adult intern placement service — where professionals can test out a new or desired second career in a safe, mentoring environment,” according to a release.

All pandemic-related protocols will be followed for the meeting, including distanced seating and masks required while in the center.

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Neubert, Pepe & Monteith announces additions

NEW HAVEN — The law firm of Neubert, Pepe & Monteith, P.C., with offices in New Haven as well as Hartford and Fairfield, has announced two additions to its Hartford office: Claudia M. Sklar, partner and Joshua P. Joy, associate, according to a release.

Sklar “has been actively engaged in the litigation of general civil and commercial matters,” the release noted, while Joy’s practice “focuses on commercial and residential foreclosures.”

Sklar graduated summa cum laude from Adelphi University and was an honors graduate of the University of Connecticut School of Law, and Joy earned his B.A. from UConn, and his J.D. from the Quinnipiac University School of Law, the release said.

“Claudia is a highly accomplished creditor’s rights and commercial litigator,” managing partner Douglas Skalka said in the release. “She brings years of experience and knowledge to NPM and we are very excited to have her and Joshua Joy, another accomplished litigator, to our team.”

Join Neubert, Pepe & Monteith, P.C. in welcoming attorneys Claudia M. Sklar and Joshua P. Joy to the firm.

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