Angelo T. CometaThe Angelo T. Cometa Award was created to honor and recognize Angelo T. Cometa, who chaired the Committee on Lawyer Referral Service during the Lawyer Referral and Information Service's (LRIS) first year of operation.
Presented by: Committee on Lawyer Referral Service
Contact: Eva Valentin-Espinal
Nomination Deadline: February
Date Presented: April
Award Criteria: The award will recognize any individual or group in New York State demonstrating an extraordinary commitment toward advancing the goals of the Lawyer referral and Information Service in assistaing members of the public to obtain information about the availability of legal services and other agencies, increasing access to attorneys, and/or providing legal services to clients. The ideal candidate is one who has demonstrated outstanding and long term service in this regard. The honoree does not have to be an attorney or a group within the NYSBA.
Prize Awarded: Plaque