Justice Raheem L. Mullins was nominated to the Supreme Court on October 4, 2017 by Governor Dannel P. Malloy, and was sworn in on November 1, 2017.
He is the youngest person to be nominated to the Supreme Court. Prior to this appointment, Justice Mullins served as a judge of the Appellate Court
and as a judge of the Superior Court.
Justice Mullins received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts in 2001 and his Juris Doctor from
Northeastern University School of Law in 2004. Justice Mullins is admitted to the Bar of the United States Supreme Court as well as the Connecticut Bar.
Prior to his appointment to the bench, Justice Mullins was an Assistant State’s Attorney for the Appellate Bureau, Division of Criminal Justice, in Rocky Hill,
and an Assistant Attorney General in the Child Protection Division in Hartford. He worked as a law clerk for the Honorable Frederick L. Brown of the Massachusetts
Appeals Court from 2004 to 2005.
Justice Mullins is a member of the Oliver Ellsworth Inn of Court and the George W. Crawford Black Bar Association. He serves as Chair to the Code of Evidence Oversight
Committee, 2018 to present. He also served as a member of the Young Lawyers Section of the Connecticut Bar Association, the Board of Directors for the Fund for Greater
Hartford and, in 2007, as an Executive Committee Member of the Government Division of the Connecticut Bar Association.