Pro Bono

 

RECOGNITION OF ATTORNEYS
OFFERING PRO BONO SERVICES IN THE
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK U.S. BANKRUPTCY COURT
 
April 1, 2015 to June 30, 2015
 
Chief Judge Margaret Cangilos-Ruiz, Judge Robert E. Littlefield and Judge Diane Davis acknowledge and thank the attorneys listed below for their public service to parties needing representation in bankruptcy court. 
 
During the three months noted, twenty-nine attorneys rendered pro bono services in fifty-eight cases.  Six attorneys performed pro bono services in three or more cases, namely:  Lindy M. Madill (5); R. Thomas Miller (5); Michael Jude O'Connor (5); Michael Toomey (5); Samuel B. Warner (4); and Justin D. Myers (3).  These public-spirited attorneys offered their services gratis in forty-seven percent (47%) of the cases filed pro bono in this district.
 
The listed attorneys filed at least one pro bono petition, represented a pro se party for a particular matter in a case, acted as a mediator or volunteered time for The Legal Project or another sponsored bankruptcy clinic. 
 
 
Kim F. Lefebvre, Clerk of Court