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|Current Court Information:|
|Waterbury District Superior Court, Connecticut|
|Title:||Judge Trial Referee; Former Supreme Court Justice|
|Past position:||Connecticut Supreme Court Justice|
|Undergraduate:||Providence College, 1962|
|Law School:||Marshall-Wythe School of Law (part of the College of William and Mary), 1965|
William J. Sullivan was a justice on the Connecticut Supreme Court. He was first nominated to this court by Governor John G. Rowland in 1999. Rowland then nominated him to the position of Chief Justice in December of 2000. 
Justice Sullivan was born on March 12, 1939 in Waterbury, Connecticut. He received his B.A. degree from Providence College in 1962 and his J.D. degree from Marshall-Wythe School of Law (part of the College of William and Mary) in 1965. After this, he served as an Army Captain through 1966. He is now married and has four sons.
Justice Sullivan began his legal career as a lawyer in his hometown of Waterbury, Connecticut. He also worked as Civil Service Commissioner (1974-1975) and Corporation Counsel (1976-1978) for the City of Waterbury. In 1978, he was appointed a Superior Court Judge and in 1997 he was nominated to the Appellate Court. He then joined the Supreme Court in 1999.
- Connecticut Supreme Court webpage
- California Yanke, "Chief Justice Sullivan to Retire," March 18, 2006
|Former||Joette Katz • Barry Schaller • William Sullivan • Christine Vertefeuille • David Bordon • Lubbie Harper •|