RECOGNITION OF ATTORNEYS
OFFERING PRO BONO SERVICES IN THE
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK U.S. BANKRUPTCY COURT
October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013
The New York State Bar Association recently conferred its 2013 President's Pro Bono Service Awards. Ehrlich and Arcodia P.C. was recognized in the Small Law Firm category. This two attorney firm, performed one hundred and fourteen (114) hours of bankruptcy related services through representing debtors in their cases or providing advice at bankruptcy clinics. In 2012, they closed twenty-two (22) cases for the Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York and the Legal Project. Congratulations to Attorneys Marc Ehrlich and Anthony Arcodio, Jr. for their outstanding committment to providing legal services to those in need.
Attorneys practicing in the United States Bankruptcy for the Northern District of New York continue to assist many debtors who are unable to afford legal representation. Over the last three months, twenty-four (24) attorneys assisted debtors in seventy-one (71) cases. Several attorneys provided pro bono representation to three or more debtors, including: Gregory Germain (9), Michael Toomey (6), Jerrold Bartman (7), Michael Jude O'Connor (5), Marc Ehrlich (9), Paula M. Barbaruolo (3), James E.D. Doern (3), Peter A. Orville (3), Stephen T. Rodriguez (3) and Christiaan M. Van Niekerk (3).
The following list comprises the Honor Roll of Pro Bono Attorneys who have represented pro bono at least one debtor, served as a mediator without compensation or volunteered time for the Legal Project or another bankruptcy clinic. The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of New York extends a special thank you to these dedicated professionals who serve the legal needs of the economically underprivileged in their community.
Kim F. Lefebvre, Clerk of Court