Horton, Dowd, Bartschi & Levesque, PC
Attorney Bartschi joined the firm in 1996 and became a principal in 2000. He has an active appellate practice, with cases in the Connecticut Appellate and Supreme Courts. He has handled a number of appeals that have shaped the state of the law in Connecticut today.
In addition to his practice, Attorney Bartschi is active in the legal community. He is a frequent lecturer and writer on appellate practice. He regularly presents the Supreme Court Review with Karen Dowd at the Connecticut Legal Conference, sponsored by the Connecticut Bar Association (CBA). He is co-author of West’s annotated Connecticut Rules of Appellate Procedure and The Connecticut Practice Book Annotated, as well as the Connecticut Appellate Review, which appears annually in the Connecticut Bar Journal, and MCLE New England: a Practical Guide to Divorce in Connecticut. His article The Two Faces of Rational Basis Review and the Implications for Marriage Equality, was published in Family Law Quarterly at 48 Fam L.Q. 471 (2014). He serves on the executive committees of the Appellate Advocacy and LGBT Sections of the CBA. He served as member of the Board of Directors of the Connecticut Women’s Education and Legal Fund and was co-chair of the Human Rights and Responsibilities Section. Like many of the other attorneys at the firm, Attorney Bartschi is also involved in legal education. He has served as a faculty member at the Appellate Advocacy Institute of the Connecticut Bar Association since 2004. His non-law related activities include singing in the Vernon Chorale.