Access to Justice Award

The New York Center for Law and Justice’s Access to Justice Award, presented during the Center’s Annual Benefit, celebrates honorees for their leadership, services and unwavering commitment to improving the lives of indigent, deaf and hard of hearing New Yorkers. Past honorees have represented clients in civil matters, pursued public policy changes, and raised awareness around deaf and hard of hearing issues, and provided leadership in matters involving access to justice.

2016

Kirkland & Ellis LLP

2015

Kaye Scholer LLP

Jeffrey H. Horowitz, Esq.

2014

Deborah A. Skakel, Esq.

2013

Jerry Bergman

President, Hearing Loss Association of America, New York State Association

2012

Bracewell LLP

2011

Honorable Jonathan Lippman

Chief Judge, New York State Court of Appeals

(Watch Chief Judge Lippman’s acceptance here.)