Donna Nelson Heller

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Donna Nelson Heller
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Court Information:
Stamford/Norwalk District Superior Court, Connecticut
Title:   Judge
Alternative court:   Danbury District Superior Court
Appointed by:   Dan Malloy
Active:   2012-2020
Preceded by:   Taggart D. Adams
Personal History
Undergraduate:   Bryn Mawr College
Law School:   University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1980
Grad. School:   University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business

Donna Nelson Heller is a judge for the Stamford/Norwalk District Superior Court in Connecticut. She was appointed to the Superior Court by Gov. Dan Malloy on January 19, 2012.[1] She was confirmed by the Senate in February 2012.[2][3]

Heller also serves as judge of the Danbury District Juvenile Court.[4]


Heller received her B.A. degree from Bryn Mawr College, her M.B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business and her law degree (1980) from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.[5]


Before her appointment Heller worked with the firm of Finn Dixon & Herling as the senior partner of the Commercial Litigation Department. She previously practiced with Winthrop Stimson Putnam & Roberts.[5]

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