Congratulations to our members who were recognized in 2017-2018 for their outstanding contributions to GRAWA and the community. They include:
Albany Law School Kate Stoneman Award: The Honorable Joanne Winslow*
Award for Excellence in Indigent Adult Representation in Family Court: Maritza Butrago
Empire State Counsel Honorees: Eileen Buholtz, Jessica Clemente, Alissa Fortuna Brennan, Maria Reed, Theresa Rusnak, Sharon Stiller
MCBA Adolph J. Rodenbeck Award: Carolyn Nussbaum*
MCBA Foundation Humanitarian Award: Jill Paperno*
MCBA Outstanding Jurist Award: The Honorable Evelyn Frazee*
MCBA Emerging Bar Leader Award: Bridget O’Toole*
New York State Bar Association Bar Leaders Innovation Award (for small bar associations):
GRAWA’s Lawyers Coalition on Racial and Social Justice*
Rochester Women’s Network Up & Coming Businesswoman Award: Randi Proukou*
Rochester Business Journal Forty Under 40 Award: Destini Bowman,* Hinna Upal, Christine O’Connor
Rochester Business Journal (inaugural) Women of Excellence Award: Katherine McClung, Jacqueline Phipps Polito
The Daily Record Civil Legal Services Award: Vasanthi Pillai*
The Daily Record/Rochester Business Journal (inaugural) Corporate Counsel Awards: Maureen Mulholland
The Daily Record Leaders in Law: Carey Ann Denefrio, Greta Kolcon,* Laurie Vahey
The Daily Record Top Women in Law: Shani Mitchell, Amy Schwartz-Wallace*
The Daily Record Up and Coming Attorney Awards: Nicole Ladner, Letty Laskowski, Keana Williams, Lauren Whiting*
WBASNY President, 2018-2019: Greta Kolcon
Western District of New York Pro Bono Award: Timothy Lyster
Welcome to Our 2018-19 New Members!
Jennifer Abenhaim, Esq.
Allison Bartlett, Esq.
Daniel F. Brennan, Esq.
Natasha Burdick, Esq.
Vittoria Buzzelli, Esq.
Kamela Caschette, Esq.
Carolyn Chase, Esq.
Lauren Churnetski, Esq.
Leigh Ann Chute, Esq.
Leah Cintineo. Esq.
Senovia M. Cuevas, Esq.
Angilee DiMartino, Esq.
Kristen M. Dombroski, Esq.
Erin Elmouji, Esq.
Susan M. Howard, Esq.
Meaghan Lambert, Esq.
Heather L. Manly, Esq.
Jessica L. Naclerio, Esq.
Brittany A. Nasradinaj, Esq.
Catherine Palermo, Esq.
Samantha Parisi, Esq.
Amber Peshkin, Esq.
Carla Perez, Esq.
Karianne Polimeni, Esq.
Stephanie Poray, Esq.
Kelly Riley, Esq.
Omayra P. Samudio, Esq.
Katherine Stewart, Esq.
Kathleen K. Suher, Esq.
Kristin Warner, Esq.
Jaime J. Welch, Esq.
Sera Yoon, Esq.