Congratulations to our GRAWA Members on their achievements and accomplishments!
2016 NY Daily Record Up & Coming Attorneys: Alissa M. Fortuna-Valentine, Erin W.S. Heintz, Curtis A. Johnson, Wende J. Knapp, Meghan K. McGuire, Kristin A. Merrick, Bridget O'Toole, and Jennifer B. Tarolli
2016 NY Daily Record Top Women in Law: Sarah Snyder Merkel and Jennifer M. Schwartzott
Barbara J. Orenstein, will be presented with WBASNY's Hanna S. Cohn Pro Bono Award
Greta K. Kolcon, will be installed as WBASNY Vice President
Hon. Joanne Winslow, recipient of Monroe County Bar Association's Outstanding Jurist Award
Jennifer Schauerman, recipient of the University at Buffalo Young Alumni Award
Heidi Gregory, 2016 Albany Law School's Kate Stoneman Award Recipient
Elaine Spaull, the 2016 ATHENA™ Award Recipient
Melanie Wolk, the 2016 ATHENA™ Young Professional Award Recipient
Mary Fisher was honored with The Daily Record's 2015 Nathaniel Award
Elaine Cole, Melanie Wolk and Mary Fisher, The Daily Record's 2015 Leaders in Law Award
Jill Paperno, promoted to First Assistant Monroe County Public Defender! She is the first woman First Assistant Public Defender in Monroe County and this isthe highest position ever held by a woman at the Monroe County Public Defender's Office
Kate Martinez, Laura Myers, and Cassandra Rich, honorees of the 2015 Rochester Business Journal Forty Under 40 Award
Meghan McGuire, WBASNY Rising Star
Lori O'Brien named Managing Partner of Legal Assistance of Western New York (LawNY)
District Attorney Sandra Doorley received the Trial Prosecutor of the Year award from the District Attorneys Association of the State of New York (DAASNY).
Welcome to Our 2017-18 New Members!
Lorna R. Affronti, Esq.
Duwaine Bascoe, Esq.
Brettanie L. Hart Saxton, Esq.
Marjorie E. Karowe, Esq.
Theresa Rusnak, Esq.