|Westchester County Bar Foundation|
The Foundation also recognizes the outstanding service of non-judicial employees of the Ninth Judicial District through the Annual Joseph F. Gagliardi Award for Excellence, and, in conjunction with the WCBA, annually grants the Westchester County Bar Outstanding Law Student Award. This is a $3,000 annual scholarship to Pace Law School that is awarded each year to a second year law student who has demonstrated academic excellence, leadership ability and a commitment to public service.
In September 2007, the Foundation established a two-year public interest law fellowship. The Fellowship provides legal help to the county's underserved residents, and also provides training to a new lawyer who otherwise might not have the opportunity to do public interest work. Karen Maxim (nee Tenenbaum), a Harvard Law graduate, was the first Fellow, doing her work through Legal Services of the Hudson Valley. The second Fellow, hosted by My Sister's Place in White Plains, was Pace Law graduate Virginia Foulkrod. Read the Newsletter article about Virginia.
All donations are deductible for Federal and New York State income, estate and gift tax purposes. Most of the funds for the Foundation's projects come from members of the Westchester County Bar Association. We ask that you give generously through a voluntary contribution when paying WCBA dues or through a separate contribution at any time during the year.
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