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Public art installation by Carrie Mae Weems at the Brooklyn Museum

2020 Awards

in 2020, we were honored WITH RECOGNITION FROM:

Lawyers Alliance for
New York

Recipient of the Cornerstone Award, recognizing the firm’s extraordinary contributions through pro bono legal services that help nonprofits address critical human needs and improve the quality of life for thousands of low-income New Yorkers

New Jersey State Bar

Catherine Weiss–Recipient of the Pillar of Justice Award in recognition of her pro bono work during the COVID-19 pandemic, especially her leadership in statewide efforts to prevent evictions

New Jersey
Law Journal

Catherine Weiss–Named to the list of 2020 Top Women in Law in recognition of her efforts to improve access to justice, particularly in the areas of housing and immigration

YWCA Union County

Catherine WeissCentennial Gala Honoree in recognition of her lifelong commitment to public service and ensuring access to justice for survivors of domestic violence, immigrants, low- income tenants, and other marginalized communities

National Legal Aid &
Defender Association

Recipient of the Beacon of Justice Award recognizing the firm’s pro bono efforts in support of immigrants fighting unlawful deportation, family separations, and wrongful denial of Special Immigrant Juvenile Status

Los Angeles IP
Law Association

Benjamin Kimes–Recipient of the Pro Bono Patent Service Award for his significant work helping low-income inventors secure patents for their inventions

Volunteer Lawyers for

Eric Weinstock–Recognized as September 2020
Volunteer of the Month
his contributions to the life planning project

United States Patent
and Trademark Office

Recipient of Law Firm
Pro Bono Achievement Certificate
for the firm’s and
our registered patent practitioners’ accomplishments in patent pro bono service

Volunteer Lawyers for

Mark Heinzelmann– Recognized as March 2020 Volunteer of the Month for his contributions to the Tenancy Clinic