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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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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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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VOICES 2016

Hiscock Legal Aid and Everson Museum of Art held their sixth annual VOICES joint fundraising event on Thursday, October 6th from 5:30-7:30pm at the Everson’s Rosamond Gifford Sculpture Court.  Guests were treated to delicious hor d’oeuvres, beverages, and live entertainment from The Roy Bean Trio.  All proceeds benefit the missions of both Hiscock and Everson. VOICES […]

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Second Annual 5k Justice Walk/Run

Please join us Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at 5:30pm for a stroll or light run at the picturesque Onondaga Lake Park in Liverpool, NY.  All proceeds benefit a joint immigration program with the Volunteer Lawyers Project of Onondaga County!  Registration is $25/person.  Follow this link to register today!  http://www.FirstGiving.com/Hiscock/2016JusticeWalkRun  

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