Design Development, Inc. v. Brignole

In Design Development, Inc. v. Brignole, 20 Conn. App. 685, 570 A.2d 221 (1990), which dealt with an architect who, without a license, designed a building in violation of a statute similar to 20-325 in that it also does not expressly create a private cause of action for damages, the Court stated: "Once the trial court found that the plaintiff's president practiced as and held himself out as an architect, he became subject to a criminal penalty . . . and his contract with the defendant was rendered illegal, void as against public policy and unenforceable." Id., at 688.