ALBANY AND ST. JOHN’S LAW STUDENTS WIN NEW YORK
BAR FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS
Benjamin Pomerance of Albany Law School and Milana Khlebina of St.
John’s University School of Law have been awarded prestigious
scholarships to continue their legal studies, The New York Bar
Foundation announced today.
Pomerance of Plattsburgh is the recipient of the Elder Law Section
Scholarship. Khlebina of Staten Island will receive the Lorraine Power
Tharp Real Property Law Section Scholarship. The Elder Law and Real
Property Law sections are of the New York State Bar Association.
“We are pleased to award Benjamin Pomerance and Milana Khlebina
with these noteworthy scholarships,” said Bar Foundation President
M. Catherine Richardson of Syracuse (Bond, Schoeneck & King).
“Both students have demonstrated a commitment to their fields
through their studies, extracurricular activities and real-world
experience. They are worthy recipients.”
Elder Law Section Scholarship—Pomerance is a
second-year law student and a summa cum laude graduate of SUNY
Plattsburgh. Within the New York State Bar Association’s Elder Law
Section, he is student editor of the Elder Law Attorney and student
co-chair of the Law School Liaison program. He also is editor-in-chief
of the Bar’s student newsletter Law Student Connection.
Pomerance is president of the Albany Law School chapter of the
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. He will receive a $2,500
Lorraine Power Tharp Real Property Law Section
Scholarship—Khlebina is a third-year law student and a
summa cum laude graduate of Pace University. At St. John’s, she
received the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI)
Excellence for the Future Award in Real Estate Transactions.
As a law clerk for Hall & Hall of Staten Island, Khlebina drafted
real estate contracts, prepared legal memoranda pertaining to real
estate transactions and attended commercial and residential closings.
She previously interned with the Federal Trade Commission and the Louis
Sangiorgio Supreme Court Law Intern Program. She will receive a $1,500
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