Barry C. Pinkus
|Bruce C. Pinkus|
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|Current Court Information:|
|New Britain District Superior Court, Connecticut|
|Appointed by:||Gov. John Rowland|
|Preceded by:||Ronald J. Fracasse|
|Past post:||Partner, Gesmonde, Pietrosimone, Sgrignari, & Pinkus, LLC|
|Past post 2:||Assistant Town Attorney, Town of East Haven|
|Past term 2:||1997-2003|
|Undergraduate:||University of Connecticut, 1973|
|Law School:||University of Miami Law School, 1976|
Barry C. Pinkus is a judge for the New Britain District Superior Court in Connecticut.  Judge Pinkus was appointed to the bench in 2003 by Governor John Rowland. His current term expires June 1, 2019.
Pinkus earned an undergraduate degree from the University of Connecticut in 1973. He was awarded his J.D. from the University of Miami School of Law in 1976. He passed the bar exams in both Connecticut and Florida following graduation from law school.
- 1997-2003: Assistant Town Attorney, Town of East Haven
- 1987-1991: Assistant Town Attorney, Town of East Haven
- 1986-2003: Partner, Gesmonde, Pietrosimone, Sgrignari, & Pinkus, LLC
- 1979-1986: Attorney, Parrett, Porto, and Parese
- 1977-1979: Assistant Town Attorney, Town of Hamden
- 1976-1977: Attorney, Groob and Ressler
In his law practice, Pinkus focused on the areas of family law, commercial litigation, foreclosure matters, collections, and land use law. Judge Pinkus also served as a Small Claims Commissioner for the Housing Court in New Haven and a Special Master for family cases in the New Haven, Milford, and Middletown courts. In 1970, he ran unsuccessfully to become a State Representative for the 91st District.
Awards and associations
In the past, Judge Pinkus has served as president of The Hamden Probus Club, president of Housing Alternatives for the Retarded Today (HART) and president of Temple Beth David of Cheshire. He was also a member of the State Ethics Commission.