Huge ID Suppression by 4th Department

Huge ID Suppression decision by the Fourth Department Philip Rothschild, Supervising Attorney for the Appeals Program, has secured a new trial for his client upon the suppression of identification evidence by the Fourth Department. Take a look at the decision here: http://www.nycourts.gov/courts/ad4/Clerk/Decisions/2017/07-07-17/PDF/0487.pdf

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Justice Walk/Run 2017

PROCEEDS BENEFIT A JOINT IMMIGRATION PROJECT TO SUPPORT IMMIGRANT AND REFUGEE FAMILIES IN OUR COMMUNITY. Wednesday, September 13th , 2017 5K Start Time—5:30 PM Willow Bay Shelter | Onondaga Lake Park $30/Participant Registration: https://www.firstgiving.com/onvlp/justice-walkrun-2017 Questions? Bethanie at bhemingway@onvlp.org or Jason at jtorreano@hlalaw.org

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Upcoming CLE Presentation: Recent Amendments to the Real Property Action & Proceedings Law Regarding “Zombie Properties”

Coming Up:  Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 12:30 PM at Aster Pantry in Armory Square, 116 Walton Street in Syracuse, NY 13201 Leah A. Witmer, Esq and Joseph G. Murray, Esq. will be presenting: Recent Amendments to the Real Property Action and Proceedings Law Regarding “Zombie Properties” Cost:  $35.00 for members, $40.00 for non-members CLE […]

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HLA in the Corporate Challenge!

The “HLA CHALLENGERS” finished the Syracuse Corporate Challenge on June 6 in the pouring rain. Go Team!

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Chief Operating Officer Joanne P. Sawmiller is Announcing Her Retirement

Joanne P. Sawmiller, who has been the “Heart and Soul” of the Hiscock Legal Aid Society for her entire career, announced earlier this month that she will retire as of June 21, 2017. Joanne has dedicated her life’s work to the promotion and development of HLA, its staff and our mission to ensure that no […]

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Nancy Farrell & Amanda McHenry receive the NYSBA Committee on Mandated Representation Denison Ray Award

Congratulations to HLA Family Court Program Supervising Attorney Nancy Farrell and Assistant Supervising Attorney Amanda McHenry! They received the NYSBA Committee on Mandated Representation’s Denison Ray Award for their excellence in parent defense.

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June 9th – HLA Attorneys make CLE presentations for the New York State Bar Association in Albany

President & CEO Linda Gehron and Family Court Supervising Attorney Nancy Farrell and Assistant Supervising Attorney Amanda McHenry made CLE presentations on parent representation in domestic violence and family defense cases for the New York State Bar Association in Albany on June 9th.

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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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Onondaga County Bar Association Annual Dinner, Honoring Susan R. Horn

The Grand Ballroom at Marriott Syracuse – Downtown Thursday, October 27th, 2016 Reception 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. Dinner 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. Susan R. Horn, Esq. 2016 Distinguished Lawyer

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