Pro Bono Award

2019 Jonathan Lippman Pro Bono Award

Sponsored by the NYSBA Senior Lawyers Section

2017 Jonathan Lippman Pro Bono Award

You are invited to submit a nomination for the 2019 Jonathan Lippman Pro Bono Award sponsored by the New York State Bar Association Senior Lawyers Section. This award was created to recognize dedicated senior members of our profession who have generously provided pro bono service in New York and to inspire other senior attorneys to use their legal knowledge and experience to provide assistance to underserved members of the community. By naming this award in honor of former Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman, the Senior Lawyers Section also seeks to honor an inspiring judicial leader who has zealously championed the cause of access to justice and has encouraged and supported the unique contributions of senior attorneys to the pro bono mission.  The deadline for nominations is October 26, 2018.

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2018 Jonathan Lippman Pro Bono Award honorees were:  Joan Lia Levy, Esq., Pro Bono Partnership, Inc., White Plains, NY and Anthony Szczygiel, Esq., Center for Elder Law & Justice, Buffalo, NY.
Special Commendation: Blaine V. Fogg, Esq., Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP, New York, NY.

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2017 Jonathan Lippman Pro Bono Award honoree was Glenn J. Pogust, Esq., Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer, New York, NY