2023 Volunteer Recognition Event

Volunteer Recognition Event
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 | Access Justice Brooklyn

Honoring all our 2022 volunteers and the following with the special awards:

Terri and Nick Letica Award Recipient
Steven Zelkowitz
President
Utility Technology Solutions
(click here for bio)

Christopher Slattery Young Professional Award Recipient
Sophia K. Barclay
Matrimonial & Family Law Attorney
(click here for bio)

Liz Padilla Excellence in Public Service Award Recipient
James A. Maleady
Principal
Law Offices Of James Maleady, PC
(click here for bio)

Pro Bono Leadership Award Recipient
Jennifer L. Colyer
Former Special Counsel
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
(click here for bio)


Program and Award Presentation

Welcoming Remarks Daniel Angel, Access Justice Brooklyn Board Member

Message from the President & CEO – Heidi Lee Henderson, Access Justice Brooklyn President & CEO

Presentation of the Terri and Nick Letica Award to Steven Zelkowitz – Terri and Nick Letica, Access Justice Brooklyn Emeritus Board Member

Presentation of the Christopher Slattery Young Professional Award to Sophia Barclay – James and Linda Slattery, Access Justice Brooklyn Emeritus Board Member

Presentation of the Liz Padilla Excellence in Public Service Award to James A. Maleady – Kathy and David Padilla

Presentation of the Pro Bono Leadership Award to Jennifer L. Colyer – Anne O’Grady, Access Justice Brooklyn Pro Bono Director

Closing Remarks – Sidney Cherubin, Access Justice Brooklyn Director of Legal Services


Thank you to all 2022 Access Justice Brooklyn Volunteers for your generosity of time, compassion, and commitment to our mission.

Sarah Abel
Paige Adams
Steven Agosta
Alisher Alimov
Nick Allen
Faisal Alsaleh
Nirav Amin
Cara Anstey
Kathryn Appling
Alexander Appugliese
Jonathan Apsan
Orit Avraham
Aissatou Bah-Diarra
Sonia Bain
Jordan Baker
Baruch Barauce
Sophia Barclay
Rajesh Barua
Noah Batist
Margie Bechara
Robert Christopher Beckford
Rachel Behar
Shani Bell
Douglas Berman
Mike Berry
Samuel Blatt
Rachel Blumenfeld
Shoshana Brenenson
Cole Bricker
Jean-Phillipe Bruno
Valerie Budzik
Ivanka Canzius
Liesel Carvajal
Julie Carvalho
Kathryn Caudill
Peter Cedeno
Jennifer Cha
Maria Chatz
Tiffanni Chelpaty
Bayti Chen
Jenny Chen
Tenzin Chimi
Ha Gyun Chung
Isa Clarke
Benjamin Cluzel
Catherine Cognetti
Melnia Cordis
Matthew Crusey
Courtenay Cullen
Lauren Dalton
Kathryn Daly
Tina Davis
Natasha Demosthene
Arnelle Devallon
Peter Devries
Meredith Dodd
John Dominguez
Patrick Doodian
Nicole Doppelt
Cyrus Dugger
Thu Duong
Andrew Ebersbach

Leah Edwards
Mary Jo Eyster
Dionne Fabiatos
Gina Faldetta
Amanda Fang
Aviva Farkas
John Fernandes
Rachelle Fernandes
Paula Mequita Ferreira
Diana Ferrer-Schwartz
Faye Finisterre
Mark Firmani
Lana Fitzsimons
Michele Fung
Arvind Galabya
Annie Garvin
Mara Gassmann
Jose Gerez
Daniel Gershburg
Sara Ginsberg
Daniel Goldberg
Shayshana Gourdine
Cristina Greco
Alexander Gutierrez
Robert Gutierrez
Steven Haber
Peter Hanschke
Elizabeth Harris
Hiba Hassan
Emily Hays
Melanie Headley
Steven Henderson
Wendy Hernandez
Caitlin Hickey
Yvette Hinds-Wills
Yvonne Ho
Cathy Huang
Andrew Hughes
Cassandra Hyppolite
Monica Jain
Sanaa Jain
Sedalia Jones-Kennelly
Toni Jordan
Donald Henderson Jr.
Simone Kaliko
Adam Kalish
Rachel Kaylie
Janet Keller
Emma Kelly
Renee Kendall
Kristi Kirksey
Derek Knight
Fred Kolikoff
Lisa Koo
Jonathan Korn
Kimberly Kramer
Richard Kubiak
Thomas Kwon
Tanya Lambert
Lucas Landi
Alexander Landivar
Benjamin Lawson

Christine Lee
Andrew Lefkowitz
Jeffrey Lefkowitz
Joan Lenihan
Alina Levi
Roger Levy
Matthew Lewis
Jenny Li
Noah Lingwall
Kathleen Linnane
Michelle Lubetzki
Martin Majeske
James Maleady
Belline Manopla
Yiming Mao
Mehvish Maqbool
Joshea Mark
Corey Mavleos
Margaret Mayora
Thomas McCarthy
Andrew McDonough
John McGuiness
Valerie McLaughlin
Tricia Mecklembourg
Morgan Medalsy
Brennan Meier
Gregory Messer
Lexi Michaud
Gary Miller
Ashley Miseo
Jolevette Mitchell
Eva Monteiro
Rigel Morin
Julianne Mulhall
Enealia Nau
Heidi Naunton
Robert Nazarian
Alice Nicholson
Marie Noto
Lynn Oberlander
Yolanda Obonna
Kelsey O’Donnell
James O’Gara
Jihyun Park
Mitchell Parrish
Nino Pataraia
Michael Paulonis
Brynn Peltz
Charles E. Pérez
Ari Peterson
Lian Phua
Jonathan Pierce
Michelle Rae Pinzon
Jensen Polizzotto
David J. Posner
Michael Posner
Lucas Pozzuto
Allison Quackenbush
Amina Rabi
Jannine Ramlochan
Ryan Raschella
Richard Redlich

Alexandra Reese
Irwin Reiter
Christy Reuter
Christian Ro
Ashling Roche
Rosanna Roizin
Cyprianne Rookwood
Madeleine Rose
Dana Rosenbaum
Corey Rosenholtz
Jarel Rosser
Leah Royberman
Andrew Rubin
Lorraine Sabalja
Ilana Saltz
Alex Schindler
Peter Schnur
Katherine Schroeder
David Schulz
Lauren A. Schwartz
Ilana Schwitzer
John Scillieri
Benedict See
Tatyana Segal
Mahvish Shah
Marc A. Silverman
Martin Simiyu
Debra Sinclair
Seth D. Slotkin
Karissa Smith
Deborah Stern
Brittania Stewart
Carla Stock
Zvi Storch
George Swoyer
Ximeng “Sammie” Tang
Libby Tatum
Brendan Tetro
Collin Thomas
Matt Thornton
Douglas Tiller
Guy Topaz
Richard Torres
Matthew Treiber
Uzoma Ubanii
Frances Vincent
Maria Vizdoaga
Isaac Wall
Bruce Weiner
Joshua Wexler
Matthew Whang
Earl Wilson
Andrew Windsor
Andrew Wong
Kione Wong
Frances Zayonts
Janice Zelmati
Jesus Zeno
Lauren Zhang
Chris Zhao
Kim Zinke


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