Attorney Bender was the managing partner of Bender Anderson and Barba, P.C. Ron graduated from New England School of Law in Boston, Massachusetts in 1975. He was employed by the City of New Haven from 1975 - 1981 as a Special Assistant Corporation Counsel. He advised the Building Department, the Housing Conservation and Code Enforcement Agency and other agencies of the City of New Haven on matters dealing with housing and development. In private practice since 1981, he focused his practice on condominium, real estate and general business law. Ron served as a Committee Member appointed to the Bench-Bar Foreclosure Committee by the Honorable Administrative Judge Douglas C. Mintz. Ron also served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Community Action Agency of New Haven, he was a member of the Connecticut Community Association Lawyers' Council and served on the Finance Committee of his own condominium association. In 2012, Attorney Bender was selected for the Super Lawyer Award (part of Thomson Reuters) in the practice areas of Real Estate Law, State Local & Municipal Law, and Business/Corporate Law.