annually, or at the discretion of the General Practice Section, to honor an
individual who is outstanding, innovative, and has made significant
contributions to improve the daily practice of law for general practitioners in
New York State.
by: General Practice Section
Presented: January Annual Meeting
Award Criteria: This award recognizes a person
who has contributed their time and expertise to improve the daily practice
for law for general practitioners in New York State, and
who has demonstrated a strong dedication to the profession. Consideration will
be given to involvement in NYSBA and/or General Practice Section activities.
Prize Awarded: Plaque and $1,000 check
- 2019 – Richard A. Klass
- 2018 – Paul J. O'Neill, Jr.
- 2017 – Martin Minkowitz
- 2016 – Robert L. Ostertag
- 2015 – Willard H. DaSilva
- 2014 – Leonard E. Sienko, Jr.