Mary Hall, the First Woman Admitted to Practice Law in Connecticut

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 10:32In the spring of 1882, Mary Hall applied to the Hartford County Bar to be admitted as an attorney.  Hall had completed four years of study with the Honorable John Hooker, clerk of the Supreme Court of Errors and husband of Isabella Beecher Hooker, and had passed the bar examination.  As Hall was the first woman in Connecticut to apply for admission to th...
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