are appointed by the Chief Court Administrator pursuant to
C.G.S. § 51-193l. They hear and decide small claims cases and
may also hear certain infractions, motor vehicle, and other
violation cases. Appointments are effective for a three-year
term. Compensation is $150 per day and magistrates are limited
to serving no more than 90 days per year.
Attorneys who have been members of the
bar for at least five years may qualify.
Guidelines for Magistrates are available electronically.
Questions should be
Superior Court Operations
225 Spring Street
Wethersfield, CT 06109
Phone: (860) 263-2734
Hon. Barbara M. Quinn
Chief Court Administrator