2021-2022 Erie County Bar Foundation Campaign

Law Day 2021

Law Day has been canceled due to the ongoing health pandemic.
If you purchased tickets, they will be fully refunded in the next two weeks.
Please take a moment to recognize our awardees below.
Advancing the Rule of Law Now

Our 2021 Law Day Award Honorees

Liberty Bell Award
Minority Bar Association of Western New York Criminal Justice Reform Task Force
Stephanie Peete, Internship and Career Pathways Program Supervisor, Say Yes Buffalo

Justice Award
Hon. Robert T. Russell, Jr., City Court Judge, Buffalo City Court

Special Service Award
Anne M. Noble and the BAEC Staff

Police Officer Award
Officer Anthony LeBron, Community Police Officer, Buffalo Police Department
Captain Steven Nichols, Captain, Community Policing/Special Events, Buffalo Police Department

Media Award
The Investigative Post

Rev. A. Joseph Bissonette Pro Bono Award
Robert S. Stephenson, Esq.

Our 2020 Law Day Award Honorees

Liberty Bell Award
Hon. Kevin M. Carter and Hon. Brenda M. Freedman

Special Service Award
Alicia M. Tabliago

Police Officer Award
Chief D.J. Granville

Justice Award
Aimee L. Neri, LMSW

Media Award
Margaret M. Sullivan

Rev. A. Joseph Bissonette Pro Bono Award
Joshua Dubs, Esq.

2021 Mock Trial Champions

Special congratulations to this year’s Mock Trial winners!

City Honors School Logo

City Honors School

2021 Law Day Sponsors

Our annual Law Day event cannot be possible without the generous support of our sponsors!


Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC
Counsel Press
Hodgson Russ LLP
Jeffrey Freedman Attorneys, PLLC
Law Offices of Timothy M. O’Mara
Nixon Peabody LLP
William Mattar, P.C.


Addelman Cross & Baldwin, PC
Brown Chiari LLP
Charles J. Sellers Insurance
Delaware North
Hurwitz & Fine, P.C.
Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria LLP
Medivest Benefit Advisors, Inc.
Paramount Settlement Planning & Precision Resolution

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