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Pro Bono Spotlight: Campaign for Justice to celebrate 2016 success at the MAG

On Thursday, March 23, the Campaign for Justice (CFJ) leadership team will host the annual Justice Society Donor Reception at the Memorial Art Gallery (5:30-7:30 p.m.) for those contributing $350 or more to the 2016 Campaign. “The Justice Society was ...

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Pro Bono Spotlight: NYSBA Justice for All luncheon includes 24 local honorees

Celebrating the pro bono contributions of the 2016 Empire State Counsel®, the Justice for All luncheon was one of many events during the multi-day New York State Bar Association’s annual meetings in late January. The Empire State Counsel® Program recognizes ...

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Pro Bono Spotlight: Law Firm Challenge focuses on younger generation

Ninety-six attorneys under the age of 40 participated in this year’s Law Firm Challenge (LFC), the fundraising initiative which focuses on educating and involving the young attorneys in the 2016 Campaign for Justice. This year’s LFC ended Dec. 31. As ...

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On the Town: Law Prep Class of 2015 celebrated


Another class of potential future lawyers has completed Law Prep, a six-week summer program that introduces Rochester high school students to the world of legal justice and inspires some to pursue a legal career. The 2015 class was recognized Aug. ...

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On the Town: Jewelry workshop to benefit VLSP

Instructor Janice Wiggins (back, left) works directly with Candice Baker Leit (to her right) while other participants work on individual pieces.

Studio 34 owner Marilyn Lipshutz welcomed members of the legal community and their families to her Elton Street shop on Aug. 12. With instructors available to teach three different jewelry-making techniques, the evening program was attended by attorneys who were ...

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VLSP announces honor rolls

June 2013 Honor Roll Judges:  Hon. Patricia Marks Solo practioners:  Justin Alexander; Mary Aramini; Sara Ashcraft; Jason Bowman; Craig Carson; Karen Chung; Paul Fuller; Mark Funk; Nicole Harris; Frank Howard; Shaina Kovalsky; Heather Neu; Michelle Nobile; Richard Olson; Gilbert Perez; ...

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VLSP announces ‘honor roll’ for April

Volunteer Legal Services Project of Monroe County announced its “Honor Roll” of attorneys and paralegals who recently took cases or staffed clinics. Judges: The Hon. Patricia Marks Solo practioners: Michelle Boyle; Paloma Capanna; Kristine Demo-Vazquez; Amanda Dwyer; Michael Fallone; Julie ...

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VLSP names 2012 McKnight Award winners

Volunteer Legal Services Project will honor five local attorneys this year with its William E. McKnight Award. The winners, who will be recognized at the area bar associations’ April 24 Law Day luncheon, are Patrice Morrison, Robert F. O’Connell, F. ...

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Legal community volunteers make jewelry for VLSP auction

Studio 34 Creative Arts Center on Elton Street was buzzing with creativity on Aug. 11 as nearly 40 volunteers gathered to help Volunteer Legal Services Project, Inc. enhance the inventory for the upcoming Art of Lawyering fundraising auction scheduled to open on Oct. 6. Studio owner Marilynne Lipshutz was instrumental in lining up instructors to help the participants.

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