Honors & Awards

Honors & Awards

The New York Law Journal, Lawyers Who Lead by Example (2016)

American Bar Association, Child Advocacy Award (2015)

Robin Hood Foundation, Hero Award (2015)

NYC Administration For Children’s Services, LGBTQ Foster Care Leaders, Outstanding Community Based Organization Award (2013)

NYS Bar Association, Howard A. Levine Award for Excellence in Child Welfare (2009, 2013)

National Association of Counsel for Children, Outstanding Legal Advocacy Award (2012)

Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Kathryn A. McDonald Award for Excellence in Service to the Family Court (2005, 2012)

Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, Innovative Program Award (2012)

NYS Bar Association, Citation for Special Achievement in Public Service (2012)

NYS Bar Association, Award for Outstanding Achievements in Promoting Standards of Excellence in Mandated Representation (2009)

Center For Family Life, Community Advocate Award (2009)

American Bar Association, Hodson Award For Public Service (2008)

Bowdoin College, The Common Good Award (2000)

The Graduate School and University Center of the City University of New York, HOPE, Hands On Promoting Excellence for New York Award (1995)

Equal Justice Works Fellowships, (1998-2000, 2001-2003, 2005-2007, 2008-2010, 2013-2015, 2014-2016)

Skadden Foundation Fellowships, (1996-1998, 1999-2001, 2001-2003, 2007-2009, 2016-2018)

Volunteer models appear in all photographs that depict LFC clients. Photographs courtesy Ben Fink Shapiro Studio and Jasmin Ortiz.