VLP Consumer Debt Volunteers Honored for Outstanding Pro Bono Service

VLP consumer debt volunteer attorneys Israel Appel and Thomas Mennecke were honored at the annual Pro Bono Awards ceremony for outstanding service in the NYS Courts Access to Justice Program’s Consumer Volunteer Lawyer for the Day Program. The event took place in celebration of National Pro Bono week on Thursday, October 29th at the New York County Lawyers’ Association, 14 Vesey Street in Manhattan.  Program presenters included the Honorable Fern Fisher, and the Presidents of the New York County Lawyers’ Association and New York State Bar Association.

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Left to right: VLP Volunteer Thomas Mennecke; VLP Director of Legal Services Sidney Cherubin; VLP Volunteer Israel Appel

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Israel Appel; Hon. Fern Fisher; Sidney Cherubin; Thomas Mennecke

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Hon. Fern Fisher and Israel Appel

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Sidney Cherubin and Israel Appel