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Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Big Honor for Milford/Orange's Probate Judge

Milford-Orange Judge Elected First Vice President-Judge of Connecticut Probate Assembly

Milford-Orange Probate Judge Beverly K. Streit-Kefalas was re-elected First Vice President-Judge of the Connecticut Probate Assembly at the assembly’s annual meeting. Judge Streit-Kefalas is past Executive Secretary, and past recording secretary of the assembly.

Judge Beverly was elected as Milford’s Judge of Probate in November 1998 and has been re-elected consecutively each term thereafter. She was elected this past November as Judge for the newly consolidated Milford-Orange Probate Court. She is current Chair of the Probate Assembly Weighted Workload Regulations Committee, Past Chair of Probate Assembly Planning Committee, and Member of its Executive and Legislative Committees. She is an originating judge of the New Haven Regional Children’s Probate, and was appointed as Temporary Administrative Judge to oversee and commence operations of the Meriden Wallingford and the New London Regional Children’s Probate Courts to begin implementing the New Haven Model on a state-wide basis.

In addition to her judicial duties, Judge Beverly serves locally on a number of boards and organizations. She is Chairperson of the Board of Communicare, Inc., a regional behavioral healthcare partnership; Vice Chair of Public Policy and Member of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors Bridges...A Community Support System, Inc.; and board member of the United Way of Milford, and member of its Community Investment Committee.

Judge Beverly is also a member of the Board of Corporators of The Milford Bank; Board Member and past Vice President and past Secretary of Milford Kids Count; a Devon Rotarian; and a member of the Mathewson Elementary School PTA and St. Gabriel Home School Association.

Judge Beverly is a graduate of Milford Public Schools, and holds an A.B. in Economics from Smith College, and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Connecticut School of Law.


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