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NYC Bar Association Accepting Nominations for the 19th Annual Legal Services Awards

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NYC Bar Association Accepting Nominations for the 19 th Annual Legal Services Awards

The New York City Bar Association is now accepting nominations for the Nineteenth Annual Legal Services Awards. The award is designed to recognize the efforts of lawyers and non-lawyers who are employed full-time in providing critical civil legal assistance to New York City’s poor.

Letters of nomination should fully identify the nominee and describe his or her outstanding legal services efforts. Please address nomination letters to the Legal Services Awards Committee, Executive Director’s Office, New York City Bar Association, 42 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036; fax (212) 398-6634. Nomination forms are also available. For more information contact Gabrielle Brown at the Association, (212) 382-6624 or email:

The deadline for nominations is Monday, March 31, 2008. The Association will honor the winners in May.

About the Association
The New York City Bar Association ( was founded in 1870, and since then has been dedicated to maintaining the high ethical standards of the profession, promoting reform of the law, and providing service to the profession and the public. The Association continues to work for political, legal and social reform, while implementing innovative means to help the disadvantaged. Protecting the public’s welfare remains one of the Association’s highest priorities.


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February 29, 2008


Contact: Alan Rothstein