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In August, 2020, the Nassau County Legislature named Re-Entry Project staff attorney Ray DeLeo "Young Attorney of the Year" for his "exemplary service" to the community. The Legislature cited DeLeo's "leadership and dedication to enriching the lives of others" in giving the award.
Congratulations to Angela Lampe, Social Worker in our Disability/Health Unit. On Dec 2, 2019, World AIDS Day, the NuHealth HIV Program honored her work in recognition of her community involvement with the David Project. Ms. Lampe was presented the award by Dr. Janice Verley, Dir. NUMC HIV Program.
Congratulations to Nora Gonzalez, paralegal in NSLS’ Public Benefits Unit, who was awarded the Unsung Hero recognition at Long Island Business News’ Leadership in Law Awards. She was joined by a table of NSLS colleagues who attended the gala on November 21, 2019 in support of this well deserved recognition!
Susanna Laruccia, our attorney in the Veterans Rights Project, was honored at the Nassau County Bar Association’s Annual dinner on June 17, 2019 for her outstanding service to the community. Congratulations, Susanna!
On October 30, 2018, James Denson was awarded with the 2018 National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) Champion Award, for his impact helping others in the Long Island community over his 27-year tenure at NSLS.
On October 25, 2018, Carly Sommers, NSLS’ Reentry Project Attorney was recognized by the New York County Lawyers Association, New York State Bar Association and New York State Unified Court System’s Office for Justice Initiatives for the pro bono work she did in 2017 in the Brooklyn Housing Court and the Queens Consumer Debt Court.
At the Suffolk County Bar Association’s May 7, 2018 Annual Meeting, Ellen Krakow, Suffolk Pro Bono Coordinator, was presented with an Award of Recognition in appreciation for her “exemplary service and commitment to the SCBA and dedication to the Suffolk Academy of Law’s Continuing Education Program.” The award was presented by Patricia Meisenheimer, President of the SCBA. Congratulations, Ellen!
Congratulations Judy for being honored on April 24, 2018 with the Outstanding Women in Law Award presented by Hofstra Law School. "Through her extraordinary contributions to the legal community, exemplary leadership and strong commitment to ensuring the advancement of women, she has truly made a noteworthy and inspiring contribution to the legal community."
Congratulations Ellen Krakow, Pro Bono Project Coordinator, on being awarded the Legal Advocate of the Year Award at the Long Island Women's Conference on April 1, 2017. The women selected have demonstrated "perseverance, leadership, initiative, and service to the Long Island and the community in which they reside."
Touro Law Center held its 21st Goods and Services Auction on March 11, 2015. As part of festivities, the law school also recognizes attorneys for their commitment and dedication to pro bono and public interest work through the Public Interest Attorney of the Year Program. Among the recipients, Maria Dosso, Law Services’ Director of Communications and Volunteer Services accepted the award from Dean of Touro Law Center Patricia Salkin.
Our Executive Director was recognized by Hofstra Law School’s Public Justice Foundation as the 2016 PJF Outstanding Alumnus for his extraordinary commitment and dedication to public service.
Cathy Lucidi & Jeffrey Seigel
NSLS is honored by LIBN on November 17, 2016: “Recipients of the Leadership in Law Award demonstrate outstanding achievements, involvement in their profession, support of the community and mentoring.”