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Ellen B Burns Financial Disclosure Report for 2010

Ellen B Burns Financial Disclosure Report for 2010

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Date Created:October 17, 2011

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Government Act 1978
Rev. 
FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2010 U.S.C. app.  101-111) Person Reporting (last name, first, middle initial) BURNS, ELLEN Court Organization U.S. DISTRICT COURT, Date Report 5/12/2011 Title (Article III judges indicate active senior status; magistrate judges indicate full-or part-time) SENIOR JUDGE  Sa. Report Type (check appropriate type) Nomination, Date Initial [{] Annual Sb. Amended Report Final Reporting Period 01/01/2010 12/31/2010 Chambers Office Address UNITED STATES COURTHOUSE 141 CHURCH STREET NEW HAVEN, 06510 the basis the information contained this Report and any modifications pertaining thereto, is, opinion, compliance with applicable Jaws and regulations. Reviewing Officer Date  

IMPORTANT NOTES: The instructions accompanying this form must followed. Complete all parts, checking the NONE box for each part where you have reportable information. Sign last page. POSITI NS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 9-13 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable positions.) 
POSITION NAME ORGANIZA ON/ENTITY Trustee Emerita Albertus Magnus College 

II. AGREEMENTS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 14-16 filing instructions.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable agreements.) 

PARTIES AND TERMS 

Burns, Ellen 

III. N-INVES TMENT ME. (Reporting individual and spouse; see pp. 17-14 filing instructions.) Filer's Non-Investment Income NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 

SOURCE AND TYPE INCOME 
(yours, not spouse's) 2010 State Connecticut pension $62,435.40 Spouse's Non-Investment Income -If you were married during any portion the reporting year, complete this section. 
(Dollar amount not required except for honoraria.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 

SOURCE AND TYPE 

IV. REIMBURSEMENTS -transportation, lodging,food, entertainment. 
(Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 25-27 filing instructions.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable reimbursements.) SOURCE DATES LOCATION PURPOSE ITEMS PAID PROVIDED 

5/12/2011
BURNS, ELLEN GIFTS. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 28-31 filing instructions.) 
[{] 	NONE (No reportable gifts.) SOURCE DESCRIPTION VALUE 

VI. LIABILITIES. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 32-33 filing instructions.) 
[{] 	NONE (No reportable liabilities.) CREDITOR DESCRIPTION VALUE CODE 12/2011 
BURNS, ELLEN 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRusTS income, value, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 

5/12/2011
BURNS, ELLEN 
VII. INVESTMENTS and income, value, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during  reporting period  
(including trust assets)  reporting period  ofreporting period  
(!)  (2)  (2)  (I)  
Place "(X)" after each asset  Amount  Type (e.g.,  Value  Value  Type(e.g.;  Date  Value  Gain  Identity  
exempt from prior disclosure  Code  div., rent,  Code2  Method  buy, sell;  Code2  Code  buyer/seller  
(A-H) int.)  (J-P)  Code  redemption)  (J-P)  (ifprivate  
(Q-W)  transaction) Jncomc Gain Codes: =$10000 less =$1,001 -$2,500 =$2,50I -$5,000 =$5,001 -$15,000  E=$15,001-$50,000  
(See Columns and 04) =$50,00 -$100,000 =$100,001 -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes =$15,000 less =$15,001 -$50,000 =$50,001-$100,000 =$100,001 -$250,000  
(Sec Columns and 03) =$250,001 -$500,000  0=$500,001-$1,000,000 =$1,000,001-$5,000,000 =$5,000,001 -$25,000,000 =$25,000,001 -$50,000,000 =More than $50,000,000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated  

5/12/2011
BURNS, ELLEN 
VII. INVESTMENTS and -income, value, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  rransactions during reporting period  
(including trust assets)  reporting period reporting period  

(2) (2) (I) 
(5) 
Gain Identity 
TyPe{e.g., Value Value TyPe(e.g., Date Value
Place "(X)" after each asset Amoullt 
exempt from prior disclosure  Code  div::;:renw  Code2  Method  bl.ly/Sell;  Code  code  buyer/seller  
cirillt.)  (J-P)  Code3  redemption)  (A"H)  (if private  
(Q-W)  transaction)  

Conn. State Series Bond Interest 
36. 
Conn. State Series Bond 

37. 
People's Bank 

38. 
John Hancock Tax ADV ATG Fund 

39. 
MFS International New Discovery 

40. 
Procter Gamble stock 

41. 
Torrington Conn. Bond 

42. 
Seymour Conn. Bond 

43. 
Glastonbury Conn. Bond 

44. 
Embarq Corp. 

46. 
Conn. ST.Health Bond 

47. Morgan Int'! 

48. 
Conn. ST. OID SER Interest Interest Interest Dividend Dividend Interest Interest Interest Dividend 
LSI Corp. None  Interest  Interest  Interest 
Conn. ST. SPL OBLIG Interest 
50.  Dreyfus Pem. State Mun. Bond Ser  Interest  
CLA  
51.  Trumbull Bond  Interest lncome Gain Codes: =$1,000 less =$1,001-$2,500 =$2,501 -$5,000 =$5,001 -$15,000 =$15,001 -$50,000  
(See Columns and D4) =$50,001 -$100,000 =$100,001 -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes =$15,000 less =$15,001 -$50,000 =$50,001 -$100,000 =$100,001 -$250,000  
(Sec Columns and D3) =$250,001 -$500,000 =$500,001 -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =$5,000,00 -$25,000,000 =$25,000,001 -$50,000,000 =More than $50.000,000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =AsseSsment =Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated  

Date Report 
BURNS, ELLEN 
5/12/2011 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing 
instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description.of Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during  reporting per iod  
(including trust assets)  reporting period  ofreporting period  
(2)  (2)  
Place ;,(X)" after each asset  Amount  Type (e.g.,  Value  Value  Type (e.g.,  Date  Value  Gain  Identity  
exempt from prior disclosure  Code  div., rent,  Code2  Method  buy, sell,  mm/dd/yy  Code2  Code  buyer/seller  
(A-H) int.)  (J-P)  Code  redemption)  (J-P)  (A-H)  (ifprivate  
(Q-W)  transaction)  

52. Black Rock Global Fund  Interest  
53. Time Warner  Dividend  
54. Frontier Communications  Dividend  Spinoff (from line  07/06/JO  
55. Income Gain Codes: =$1,000 less =$1,001 -$2,500 =$2,501 -$5,000 =$5,001 -$15,000 =$15,00 -$50,000 

(See Columns and D4)  F=$50,001-$l00,000 =$100,001 -$1,000,000 =$1,000,00 -$5.000,000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes =$15,000 less =$15,00 -$50,000 =$50,001 -$100,000 =$100,00 -$250,000  
(See Columns and DJ) =$250,001 -$500,000 =$500,00 -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =$5,000,00 -$25,000,000 =$25,000,001 -$50,000,000 =More than $50,000,000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(See Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated  

Name Person Reporting 
Date Report 

5/12/2011 
VIII. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS. (Jndicate partofreport.) 

Date Report 

5/12/2011 
IX. CERTIFICATION. certify that all information given above (including information pertaining spouse and minor dependent children, any) accurate, true, and complete the best knowledge and belief, and that any information not reported was withheld because met applicable statutory provisions permitting non-disclosure. further certify that earned income from outside employment and honoraria and the acceptance gifts which have been reported are compliance with the provisions U.S.C. app.  501 et. seq., U.S.C.  7353, and Judicial Conference regulations. 
Signature: ELLEN BURNS 
NOTE: ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO KNOWINGLY AND WILFULLY FALSIFIES FAILS FILE THIS REPORT MAY SUBJECT CIVIL AND CRIMINAL SANCTIONS U.S.C. app.  104) 
Committee Financial Disclosure Administrative Office the United States Courts Suite 2-301 One Columbus Circle, .E. Washington, D.C. 20544 
AOIO 
Rev.112011 Government Act 1978 FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2010 U.S.C. app.  101-111) Person Reporting (last name, first, middle initial) BURNS, ELLEN Court Organization U.S. DISTRICT COURT, Date Report 8/22/2011 Title (Article Ill judges indicate active senior status; magistrate judges indicate full-or part-time) SENIORruDGE  Sa. Report Type (check appropriate type) Nomination, Date Initial [{] Annual Sb. [{] Amended Report Final Reporting Period 01/01/2010 12/31/2010 Chambers Office Address UNITED TES COURTHOUSE 141 CHURCH STREET NEW HAVEN, 06510 the basis the information contained this Report and any modifications pertaining thereto, is, opinion, compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Reviewing Officer Date  

IMPORTANT NOTES: The instructions accompanying this form must followed. Complete all parts, checking the NONE box for each part where you have reportable information. Sign last page. POSITIONS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 9-13 filing instructions.)  NONE (No reportable positions.)  
POSITION  NAME ORGANIZATION/ENTITY Trustee Emerita  Albertus Magnus College 

II. AGREEMENTS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 14-16 filing instructions.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable agreements.) 

PAR TIES AND TERMS 

Burns, Ellen 

BURNS, ELLEN 
812212011 
III. N-INVES TMENT INC ME. (Reporting individual and spouse; see pp. 17-24 filing instructions.) Filer's Non-Investment Income  NONE (No reportable non-investment income.)  

 SOURCE AND TYPE  INCOME  
(yours, not spouse's) 2010  State Connecticut pension  $62,435.40 Spouse's Non-Investment Income -If you were married during any portion the reporting year, complete this section. 
(Dollar amount not required except for honoraria.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 

SOURCE AND TYPE 

IV. REIMBURSEMENTS -transportation, lodging, food, entertainment. 
(Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 25-27 filing instructions.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable reimbursements.) SOURCE DATES LOCATION PURPOSE ITEMS PAID PROVIDED 

Date Report 

8/22/2011 GIFTS. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 28-31 filing instructions.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable gifts.) SOURCE DESCRIPTION VALUE 

VI. LIABILITIES. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 32-33 filing instructions.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable liabilities.) CREDITOR 
DESCRIPTION VALUE CODE 

8/22/2011
BURNS, ELLEN 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS income, va1ue, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 14-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description ofAssets 	Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period reporting period ofreporting period 
(2) (!) (2) (4) 
Amount Code (A-H)  Type (e.g., div., rent, int.)  Value Code2 (J-P)  Value Method Code (QcW)  Type (e.g.; buy, sell, redemption)  Date 111mldd/yy  Value Code2 (J-P)  Gain Code (A'H)  Identit)'of buyer/seller (if private transaction)  Webster Bank  Interest Merrill Lynch money market account Interest 
Verizon stock (absorbed Bell South stock) Dividend ATTstock Dividend 
Van Kampen Fund Dividend 
U.S. Series Bonds 	None 
Nuveen Conn. Premium Inc. Municipal Interest Fund 
Dreyfus Conn. Municipal money market Interest Fund 
Conn. State Housing Finance Bond Interest 

10. 
Nuveen Large Cap Value Fund Interest 

11. 
Ridgefield LOT Bond Interest 

12. Univ. Series Bond  Interest  
13. Eli Lilly stock  Dividend  
14. Sprint Nextel Communication stock  Dividend  
15. Dreyfus Short Int. Govt. Fund  Dividend  
16. IBM stock  Dividend  
17. Alcatel Lucent  Dividend Income Gai11 Codes: =$1,000 less =$1,001 -$2,500 =$2,50 -$5,000 =$5,001 -$15,000 =$15,001 -$50,000  
(See Columns and D4)  F=$50,001-$!00,000 =$100,001 -$1,000,000 =$1,000,00 -$5,000.000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes =$15,000 less  K=$15,00! -$50,000 =$50,00 -$100.000 =$100,001 -$250,000  
(Sec Columns and D3) =$250.001 -$500,000 =$500,001 -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =$5,000,001 -$25,000,000 =$25,000,001 -$50,000,000 =More than $50,000,000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated  

8/22/2011
BURNS, ELLEN instructions.)
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
(including trust assets)  reporting period reporting period  

(4) (5)
(!) (2) (!) (2) 
Gain Identity exempt from prior disclosure div., rent, Code2 Method buy, sell, mm/dd/yy Code2 Place "(X)" after each asset Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Type(e.g., Date Value 
Code 
Code buyer/seller (A-H) int.) (J-P) Code3 redemption) (J-P) 
(if private transaction) (A-H) Income Gain Codes: =$1,000 less =$1,001 -$2,500 =$2,501 -$5,000 =$5,001 -$15,000 =$15,001 -$50,000  
(See Columns and D4) =$50,001 -$100,000 =$100,00 -$1.000.000 =$1,000,00 -$5,000,000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes =$15,000 less =$15.001 -$50.000 =$50,00 -$I 00,000 =$100,001 -$250,000  
(Sec Columns and D3) =$250,001 -$500,000 =$500,00 -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =$5,000,00 -$25,000,000 =$25,000,001 -$50,000,000 =More than $50,000,000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated  

VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.J NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 

Name Person Reporting 
Date Report 

8/22/2011 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, vatue, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  
(including trust assets)  reporting period reporting period  
(2)  (!)  
Place "(X)" after each asset  Amount  Type(e.g.,  Value  Value  
exempt from prior disclosure  Code  div., rent,  Code2  Method  
(A-H) int.)  (J-P)  Code  
(Q-W)  

52.  Time Warner (formerly AOL  Dividend  
53.  Frontier Communications  Dividend  Spinoff (from line  07/06/10  
54.  Peoples United Financial, Inc.  Interest income Gain Codes: A=$1,000 less =$1,001 -$2,500 =$2,501-$5,000 =$5,001-$15,000 =$15,001 -$50,000 (See Columns and D4) =$50,001 -$100,000 =$100,001 -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes =$15,000 less =$15,001 -$50,000 =$50,001 -$100,000 =$100,001 -$250,000 
(Sec Columns and D3) =$250,001 -$500,000 =$500,001  $1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 P2=$5,000,001  $25,000,000 =$Z5,000,001 -$50,000,000 =More than $50,000,000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market (Sec Column CZ) =Other =Book Value =Estimated 

Name Person Reporting 
Date Report 
BURNS, ELLEN 
8/22/2011 
VIII. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS. (Indicate partofreport.) 
Line Number Black Rock Global Fund Column was bought January 30, 2008, not the Reporting Period. 

8/22/2011
BURNS, ELLEN 
IX. CERTIFICATION. certify that all information given above (including information pertaining spouse and minor dependent children, any) accurate, true, and complete the best knowledge and belief, and that any information not reported was withheld because met applicable statutory provisions permitting non-disclosure. further certify that earned income from outside employment and honoraria and the acceptance gifts which have been reported are compliance with the provisions U.S.C. app.  501 et. seq., U.S.C.  7353, and Judicial Conference regulations. 
Signature: ELLEN BURNS 
NOTE: ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO KNOWINGLY AND WILFULLY FALSIFIES AILS FILE THIS REPORT MAY SUBJECT CIVIL AND CRIMINAL SANCTIONS U.S.C. app.  104) 
Committee Financial Disclosure Administrative Office the United States Courts Suite 2-301 One Columbus Circle, N.E. Washington, D.C. 20544