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SCBA Presents Awards for Service in Profession


Sunday, July 06, 2014 :

The Schenectady County Bar Association presented 2014 awards for service to the public and profession.

Hon. Howard Levine, senior counsel to the Albany law firm of Whiteman, Osterman and Hanna, LLP, and retired New York State Court of Appeals judge, was honored with the Schenectady County Bar Association's Lifetime Achievement Award, for his commitment to public service and distinguished legal career.

Albie Ferrucci of the Schenectady law firm of Ferrucci and Corrigan, was presented with the President’s Award for outstanding achievement and service to the public and profession.

Cristine Cioffi, a principal at the Niskayuna law firm of Cioffi Slezak Wildgrube, P.C., was named Lawyer of the Year for her outstanding professionalism and distinction in the legal profession.

Schenectady attorney Patricia Rodriguez received the Lawyer in Service to the Community Award in recognition of her outstanding service to bar and community and his charitable activities.

Christina Tremante, assistant district attorney, received the Young Lawyer Award, given in recognition her legal proficiency and community service.

The Association also honored Hon. Christine Clark upon her elevation to the Appellate Division.

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