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Hon. Ira B. Warshawsky Mentioned in the New York Law Journal, “Nassau Bar Presents Law Day Awards”

Media Source: New York Law Journal

The Nassau County Bar Association recognized service to the community and legal profession during its annual Law Day event.

Among those attending the May 1 ceremony, from left, were Law Day committee chairman Ira Warshawsky, of counsel at Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein; bar president Martha Krisel; Jaspan Schlesinger partner Anthony Falanga, who received the Thomas Maligno pro bono attorney of the year award; Maria Rizzi, administrative secretary for the Law Department in Family Court who received the Peter T. Affatato court employee of the year award; Eastern District Judge Joseph Bianco, who was keynote speaker; bar president-elect Steven Leventhal of Leventhal, Cursio, Mullaney & Sliney; bar community relations and public education committee chairman Ira Slavit of Levine & Slavit; bar director Greg Lisi; and Nassau County Police Officer Ken Lack representing First Commander Gary Shapiro, who received the bar’s Liberty Bell Award for working with students to create videos about hate crime that are used by schools and law enforcement across the country.