Suphi A. Philip

Suphi A. Philip has been a member of the SABAC Board of Directors since 2014, and served as the organization’s Treasurer from 2014-2017.

Suphi works for the State of Connecticut Judicial Branch as a clerk for the Middlesex Superior Court. She began a new venture in 2017 by starting Philip Law, LLC. Drawing on her experience with family law, her practice focuses on Qualified Domestic Relations Orders. In addition to her involvement with SABAC, Suphi is presently a member of the Diversity Committee of the Connecticut Bar Association and is a member of the American Bar Association.
Attorney Philip recently served as a senior advisor for the Connecticut Bar Association’s Young Lawyer’s Section and had been a member of its Executive Committee as an officer and as a co-chair since 2012. Other professional activities include Presidential Bar Fellow of the Connecticut Bar Association from 2017-2019, and Barrister of the Oliver Ellsworth Inn of Court from 2015-2018.

Suphi has received the Star of the Year Award (2013-2014), Chair’s Award (2015-2016), and a Lifetime Achievement Award (2017) for her service to the CBA’s Young Lawyers Section. In 2018 she was honored with the Vanguard Award by the Connecticut Bar Association.

Attorney Philip has moderated Continuing Legal Education Courses for the state bar, and spearheaded a discussion on the Trump Administration’s Executive Orders on Immigration. In the spring of 2019 she addressed students at the Middlesex Community College about her experiences as a female attorney and informed students about US Supreme Court cases affecting sex equality.

Suphi graduated from Quinnipiac University School of Law and School of Business in 2006 with a joint Juris Doctor and Master of Health Administration degree with a Health Care Compliance Certificate. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Hofstra University and completed a workshop with the United Nations in January 2001.

She is admitted to the Bar in Connecticut, New York, and the United States Supreme Court.