Nassau/Suffolk Law Services, a non-profit legal services organizations which provides free civil legal representation to low-income Long Islanders, has announced plans for its fourth Annual Commitment to Justice Dinner. The event will be held on the evening of Wednesday, November 13, 2002, at the Crest Hollow Country Club, Friends of the organization will gather together to recognize the work of Law Services and to toast its outstanding honorees. Last year’s Dinner was an event to remember. Energy was high and the 300 attendees, many from the legal community, came out to demonstrate their commitment to access to justice for low-income Long Islanders. There has already been an early demonstration of enthusiasm and support for this year’s event.
Among those to be honored is A. Thomas Levin, past president of the Nassau County Bar Association and President Elect of the New York State Bar Association. He will be recognized for the strong support he has given to pro bono service and his outstanding leadership within the legal community. According to Sarah Jane LaCova, Executive Director of the Suffolk County Bar Association and former Law Services’ honoree, this gentleman has been a mover and shaker, devoting his life towards improving our justice system on Long Island.