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Dicine, Judith
Practitioner In Residence
Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Science
Criminal Justice
Academic Credentials


    B.A., University of Connecticut, Storrs 1982 
    J.D., Quinnipiac University School of Law, 1985


    Judith R. Dicine, J.D. is the Supervisory Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for Housing Matters for the State of Connecticut, Division of Criminal Justice, Office of the Chief State’s Attorney. She has over 25 years of experience in “Housing Matters;" which includes enforcement and criminal prosecution of violations of state penal code as well as fire, building, health and related safety laws and landlord-tenant criminal disputes. Attorney Dicine is an Adjunct Certified Police Instructor for the Connecticut Police Officer Standard and Training Council (POST), and an Adjunct Instructor for Fire Marshals and Building Officials for the State of Connecticut, Office of Education and Data Management. She has written instructive materials and conducted hundreds of trainings on the legal aspects and obligations of safety code enforcement.

    In 2012 she was awarded the International Code Council's (ICC’s) prestigious “Affiliate of the Year Award” in recognition of her service to the ICC and her commitment to the development of codes and standards in the interest of public safety. Attorney Dicine presents many educational seminars on legal enforcement avenues available to prevent injuries from Hoarding Disorder, including for the National Fire Protection Administration (NFPA) Annual Conference in 2012. She was appointed by the State of CT's Commissioner of Public Health to her Executive Committee, overseeing CT's State Health Improvement Plan “Healthy CT 2020."


    Edited and updated the "Legal Aspects of Code Administration and Enforcement," Chapter 16 and Appendix F of the 4th Edition of International Code Council’s Building Department Administration (2012).