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The latest news & highlights from HLAS are listed below.
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“The New York Bar Foundation Presents Hiscock Legal Aid with Collaborative Grant”

Hiscock Legal Aid Society President/CEO, Susan R. Horn, Esq., named Onondaga County Bar Association’s 2016 Distinguished Lawyer

OCBA DISTINGUISHED LAWYER AWARD ACCEPTANCE SPEECH Susan R. Horn 10-27-16 How much luckier could a girl be than to grow up with a cousin like Rosemary Pooler as a role model? Decades before Hillary famously said Click here to read more

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Congratulations Suzanne Galbato on Receiving the Successful Business Women Award!

Congratulations to Suzanne O. Galbato on receiving the 2016 Successful Business Women Award!  The award appropriately reflects the time you have dedicated to our community.  On behalf of the Board and Staff, we wish you continued success in the future.

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Jumping For Justice 2016

Second Annual Jumping For Justice Monday, May 09, 2016 Benefiting FRANK H HISCOCK LEGAL AID SOCIETY We’re jumping for justice – again! Last year’s event was so much fun, we thought we had to do it again. Join Hiscock Legal Aid Society for its second annual Jumping for Justice event at Sky Zone Syracuse! Here […]

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February 2016 – 4th Department Family Court Case Notes

CHILD CUSTODY & PARENTING TIME Change of Circumstances “Alienation” Ladd v. Krupp, 2016 NY Slip Opinion _____ [4th Dept 2/11/16] The father’s concerted effort to interfere with the mother’s contact with the child resulted in a finding of a change of circumstances and an award of custody to the mother. The record established that the […]

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SU Law Honors Susan Horn

Hiscock Legal Aid Society President and C.E.O. Susan R. Horn was honored October 23, 2015 at the SU Law Honors Awards Ceremony. The award celebrates distinguished achievements in any field of endeavor by alumni. Other 2015 award recipients include Vincent H. Cohen, Acting U.S. Attorney for Washington, DC, Louise E. Dembeck, an Arbitrator and Mediator, […]

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Justice For All – Dec. 8, 2015

Join Hiscock Legal Aid Society at its second annual Justice For All breakfast on December 8, 2015 from 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. at Drumlins, 800 Nottingham Road, Syracuse. The breakfast is free to attend and open to the general public thanks to generous support from Bousquet Holstein, Infinit Tech, ENV Insurance, Eastern Copy, Morgan […]

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HLAS Board Chair Suzanne O. Galbato Inducted into Auburn High Alumni Hall of Distinction

Hiscock Legal Aid Society is pleased to share that Board Chair Suzanne O. Galbato was recently inducted into the Auburn High School Alumni Hall of Distinction. More on her induction is available here. Suzanne is a Central New York native. She received her undergraduate degree from Harvard University.  After graduating from Harvard, she returned to […]

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Hiscock Legal Aid Society hosts Pro Bono Scholar

Hiscock Legal Aid Society is pleased to be one placement site for the new Pro Bono Scholars Program, a legal education initiative supported by Hon. Jonathan Lippman, the Chief Judge of the New York Court of Appeals. The program, in its inaugural year, allows participants to spend their last semester of law school performing pro […]

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Thank you to local foundations

Hiscock Legal Aid Society wishes to thank several local foundations that have supported a major IT infrastructure upgrade at The Society. The Allyn Foundation and CNY Community Foundation supported agency wide system upgrades as well as a new cloud based case/document management system. The Gifford Foundation provided funds for the IT upgrade, as well as […]

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Jumping for Justice

Jumping for Justice | March 30, 2015, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. | Sky Zone Syracuse – Join Hiscock Legal Aid Society for “Jumping for Justice” – a first ever fundraising event of its kind. Register here.  

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