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Judge Jeannine Lewis Unanimously Nominated as 2022 Democratic Candidate for Saybrook District Probate Court
05.24.2022 03:56 P.M. EST By Press Release from the Democratic Probate Nominating Convention

Judge Jeannine Lewis, who has served as probate judge for the Saybrook District Probate Court since her election in 2018, was unanimously endorsed at the May 12 Democratic Judge of Probate Nominating Convention as the Democratic candidate for probate court judge in the upcoming November election.

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Jeannine Lewis Sworn In as Judge of Probate
02.19.2019 By Press Release from Judge of Probate Jeannine Lewis

On Jan. 7, Jeannine Lewis was sworn in for a four-year term as the judge of probate for the Saybrook Probate District in a ceremony held at the Probate Court at the Old Saybrook Town Hall in Old Saybrook.

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Jeannine Lewis Sworn In as Judge of Probate for Saybrook District
07.29.2018 ValleyNewsNow.com

On Monday, July 23, Essex Attorney Jeannine Lewis was sworn in as the next judge of probate for the Saybrook Probate District in a ceremony held on the town green in Old Saybrook.

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Lewis Takes Over for Probate Judge Lomme on July 28
07.26.2018 Becky Coffey Zip06.com

On July 23, six days before Probate Judge Terrance Lomme turns 70 and must retire, his successor, Attorney Jeannine Lewis, was sworn in by Old Saybrook First Selectman Carl Fortuna, Jr. Lewis was the winner of a special election to fill Lomme’s seat.

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Compassion and Expertise 11.01.17 Matthew T. Stillman Zip06.com

As a lawyer specializing in veterans’ benefits as well as the president of an organization whose members exclusively serve aged, disabled, and veteran clients, I am very familiar with the quality of Attorney Lewis’s work and her compassion and expertise in finding good legal solutions for vulnerable clients such as these.

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Values, Skills, and Knowledge 11.01.17 Kathleen Maher Zip06.com

Democracy in our country works because people are willing to serve the community by sharing their values, skills, and knowledge. We are fortunate that Jeannine Lewis has chosen to run for judge of probate.

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It Very Much Matters 10.25.17 Michael R. Dove Zip06.com

Lewis has dedicated herself to the development of probate law in Connecticut, volunteering her time to educate her fellow attorneys and law clerks in the latest developments in the field, especially as regards veterans and the elderly.

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Dedication, Experience, and Compassion 10.25.17 Susie Beckman Zip06.com

Jeannine Lewis deserves our votes for judge of probate. Jeannine brings much more than the requisite label of “attorney” to the position; she brings dedication, experience, and compassion.

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Compassion, Knowledge, and Experience 10.25.17 Jan Taigen Zip06.com

Jeannine Lewis has decades of experience, spending her entire legal career on probate matters and serving on 144 probate cases. I encourage your readers to vote for Jeannine Lewis as our probate judge. This is a critical job for our community, and we deserve the best.

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Diverse, Enlightened, and Compelling 10.25.17 Scott Konrad Zip06.com

With the national political scene in such disarray, it’s refreshing to live in a small town where our elected officials work collaboratively and place community wellbeing over self.

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Compassionate and Understanding 10.18.17 D.G. Fitton Zip06.com

Attorney Lewis has a résumé uncannily tailored precisely to this type of work. Aside from being thoroughly skilled in handling the administration of decedents’ estates, she is particularly well suited to handle the lesser known aspects of probate matters as well.

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Letter to the Editor: Registered Republican Urges Readers to Vote for Democrat Lewis as Probate Judge 10.13.17 D.G. Fitton valleynewsnow.com

The Connecticut Probate Court System is an often misunderstood, vitally important part of our community. I am writing to encourage anyone who reads this to cast their ballot for Jeannine Lewis; as I know no one better suited to be our next Judge of Probate in the 33rd District.

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Qualified, Compassionate, and Dedicated 10.11.17 Christopher Henderson, Zip06.com

Very often, when you or a family member has to engage with the probate courts, it’s in a moment of crisis. In those difficult times, you need help from a qualified, compassionate, and dedicated official to guide them through the choppy legal waters. I am pleased to say that Attorney Jeannine Lewis is that guiding light for families and individuals and I strongly support her candidacy for judge of probate for the Saybrook Probate Court.

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The Necessary Background and Experience 10.11.17 Constance J. Vogell, Zip06.com

As a probate judge, I found Attorney Lewis to be well informed about the issues before the court as well as articulate and professional in her presentation at hearings. Jeannine is truly an excellent candidate for judge of probate.

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Both Experience and Compassion 9.13.17 Susan Kelly, Zip06.com

I have been fortunate enough to get to know Jeannine Lewis on a professional as well as a personal level. She is an amazing person who has dedicated her career to helping our seniors as they age into their golden years.

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Hard Work, Integrity, and Dedication 9.6.17 Marta Daniels Zip06.com

The [33rd District Judge of Probate] position requires someone with extensive knowledge of probate law, utter sensitivity to human conflict, common-sense practicality in dispute resolution, a fairness of mind, and a character tempered by compassion. Candidate Attorney Jeannine Lewis of the law firm Hudson and Kilby has this demanding skill set.

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Elected Officials, Candidates, Potential Candidates Turn Out for Annual Lyme DTC Picnic 8.25.17 LymeLine.com

Congressman Joe Courtney, Secretary of State Denise Merrill, State Representative Matthew Lesser, two potential 2018 gubernatorial candidates – Jonathan Harris and Chris Mattei – along with District 33 probate judge candidate Jeannine Lewis and Lyme First Selectman Steve Mattson were among the speakers at the Annual Lyme Democratic Committee (DTC) Picnic held this past Saturday, Aug. 19.

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Essex Attorney Jeannine Lewis Selected as Democratic Candidate for District 33 Probate Court Judge 7.25.17 killingworthdemocrats.org

On Thursday, July 20, 2017, delegates representing nine towns within the 33rd State Senate District selected Jeannine Lewis, an attorney at Hudson and Kilby, as the Democratic candidate for the upcoming vacancy of District 33 probate court judge. Connecticut’s 33rd Probate Court District includes the towns of Chester, Clinton, Deep River, Essex, Haddam, Killingworth, Lyme, Old Saybrook and Westbrook.

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Essex DTC Endorses Jeannine Lewis as Democratic Candidate for Saybrook District Probate Judge 6.30.17 valleynewsnow.com

ESSEX – On Wednesday, June 28, the Essex Democratic Town Committee (EDTC) endorsed Jeannine Lewis – an attorney at Hudson and Kilby – as their preferred Democratic candidate for the position of Judge of Probate-Saybrook District. A Special Election for Judge of Probate will be held on November 7, 2017 to fill the anticipated vacancy due to the July 18, 2018 retirement of current Judge, Terrance “Terry” Lomme.

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Lyme DTC Recommends Candidate for Probate Court Judge 6.28.17 Mona Kazour The Lymes Patch

From Lyme Democratic Town Committee: The Lyme Democratic Town Committee (DTC) announced today that it would be recommending Jeannine Lewis – an attorney at Hudson and Kilby – as the preferred Democratic candidate for the soon-to-be-vacant position of District 33 probate court judge.

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