From the University of Connecticut, School of Fine Arts
Richard Lublin, whose unconventional bridging of two disparate careers in Law and the Arts, was honored at the School of Fine Arts commencement ceremony on May 11, 2019, where he was also the commencement speaker.
During the ceremony, the Honorary Doctorate was conferred by Vice Provost Jeffrey Shoulson, who introduced Lublin with these remarks: "Today, we are privileged to honor you, Richard Lublin, as a representative of what can be achieved with drive, fortitude, and imagination. As an accomplished attorney and actor, your life's work teaches us that with passion, there are no barriers to achievement."
After earning his bachelor's degree from Duke University and a law degree from Cornell Law School, Richard Lublin rose to success as one of Connecticut's most renowned litigators. He was a founding partner of a prestigious Hartford area law firm for over 30 years.