City Bar Announces Winners of 24th Annual Legal Services Awards

The New York City Bar Association has named five legal services attorneys and one non-attorney as recipients of the twenty-fourth Annual Legal Services Awards, which give recognition to attorneys and non-attorneys who provide outstanding civil legal assistance to New York’s poor. The Awards will be presented at a reception on Tuesday, May 7th at 4 PM at the Association, at 42 W. 44th St., to which the legal services community is invited.

This year’s recipients are:

Julie Brandfield, LegalHealth, New York Legal Assistance Group
Elise Brown, MFY Legal Services, Inc.
Robert Gruenwald, Legal Services NYC – Bronx
Michelle Kraus, New York Lawyers for the Public Interest
Dori Lewis, Prisoners’ Rights Project, The Legal Aid Society
Nicole Salk, South Brooklyn Legal Services

This year’s Awards will be presented by Hon. George B. Daniels, U.S. District Court Judge for the Southern District of New York.

The awards, which are sponsored by the City Bar’s Pro Bono and Legal Services Committee and administered by its Legal Services Awards Committee, are endowed by a generous contribution from the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation.