More than 30 members of the Chautauqua County legal community gathered recently at the Supreme Court in Mayville to honor 17 Chautauqua County attorneys for their commitment to strengthening pro bono services to low-income residents over the past year.
The following attorneys were presented with certificates of appreciation by Hon. Paula L. Feroleto, administrative judge of the Eighth Judicial District, and state Supreme Court Justice James Dillon: Sherry Bjork, Michael Bobseine, Philip Cala, Lydia Allen Caylor, Allison Mullen Carrow, Lydia Evans, Sue M. Evans, R. Thomas Rankin, Dale Robbins, Sandra Fisher Swanson, Sally Jaroszynski, Gregory Peterson, Robert Schnizler, Ashley Smith, Richard Sotir, Michael Sullivan and Todd Thomas.
The Hon. Stephen W. Cass, Hon. Judith S. Claire and Hon. John T. Ward were also in attendance.
Pictured, from left, the Hon. John T. Ward; the Hon. Judith S. Claire; the Hon. Paul Buchanan; state Supreme Court Justice James Dillon; Todd Thomas; Sandra Fisher Swanson; Sally Jaroszynski; Lydia Allen Caylor; Allison Mullen Carrow; Philip Cala; Support Magistrate Michael Bobseine; R. Thomas Rankin; Ashley E. Smith; Rick Sotir; Mike Sullivan; the Hon. Paula L. Feroleto; and the Hon. Stephen W. Cass. They were presented with certificates of appreciation for their commitment to pro bono services for low-income residents.
The reception was sponsored by the Jamestown Bar Association, the Bar Association of Northern Chautauqua, Southern Tier Legal Services, a division of Legal Assistance of Western New York, Legal Aid of Chautauqua Region and the Eighth Judicial District ProBonoNY Committee.