- Municipal & State Government
|University ||University of Rochester, B.A., cum laude, with highest distinction in Economics, 1988|
|Law School||University of Connecticut School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1991|
|Admitted||1991, Connecticut; 1991, District of Connecticut; 1994, 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals|
Connecticut Bar Association
New Britain Bar Association
Central Connecticut Visiting Nurse
Trinity on Main, Ltd.
Rebuilding Together, Inc.
|Born||Stafford Springs, Connecticut, July 27, 1966|
Kenneth Slater practices primarily in the areas of land use and environmental law, but also has extensive experience in a number of practice areas including general litigation, contract law and municipal law.
Kenneth has extensive experience in land use matters and regularly represents individuals and business organizations before municipal boards and commissions in every county in Connecticut as well as state and federal agencies. He is frequently consulted to prosecute and defend administrative appeals to the Superior Court regarding the issuance or denial of zoning, planning and wetland permit approvals and enforcement matters. He also regularly serves as counsel to municipalities in land use matters. He is also experienced in complex land use matters involving constitutional and environmental claims and statutory remedies such as the Affordable Housing Appeals Act and the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (RLUIPA).
He also has significant experience in environmental law matters. He routinely represents current and former owners of real property regarding legal issues relating to transfer or remediation of contaminated properties and in the prosecution and defense of environmental cost recovery actions. He advises businesses, property owners, municipalities and individuals regarding environmental regulation, permitting and enforcement. He appears regularly before federal and state environmental regulatory and siting agencies and federal and state courts regarding environmental matters.
He served as lead counsel in several appeals to the Connecticut Supreme and Appellate Courts involving important issues in land use law. He also lectures on a variety of environmental and land use law topics.
He serves on several charitable boards of directors, is a member of the Knights of Columbus and is a former president of the New Britain-Berlin Rotary Club.
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Connecticut Law Tribune, 04/11/2014
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