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Volunteer Lawyers for Justice to Honor Its "Heroes of Sandy" at Annual Gala


Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM


Newark Museum 49 Washington Street Newark, NJ 07102 Directions


Volunteer Lawyers for Justice (VLJ) will honor its "Heroes of Sandy" at the Annual Arts & Eats for Justice Gala. Event proceeds are earmarked for VLJ's comprehensive pro bono legal services.

VLJ will present its "Heroes of Sandy" awards to top law firms and businesses that have provided extensive legal services to help the victims of Superstorm Sandy through VLJ. Honorees include Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP; Duane Morris LLP; Gibbons P.C.; Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, PC; Hewlett-Packard Company; Jackson Lewis LLP; McCarter & English LLP; Patton Boggs LLP; Riker, Danzig, Scherer, Hyland & Perretti LLP; and UBS Financial Services, Inc.

The Legal Services Foundation of Essex County, of which VLJ is the largest grantee, will present its yearly service awards. Robert Steinbaum, publisher of the New Jersey Law Journal, will receive the Douglas S. Eakeley Award, and the law firm of Connell Foley LLP will receive the Dickinson R. Debevoise Award.

Guests will dine on the offerings of Frungillo Caterers, which operates many well-known event venues. The Star-Ledger and the New Jersey Law Journal are serving as the general media and legal media sponsors, respectively.

This year, VLJ's Gala will also feature an automated auction, enabling individuals to bid on auction items prior to the event as well as that evening. Visit for further details.


Volunteer Lawyers for Justice


Event Price: $150.00


Event Website: Online Registration Available: Yes



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Diana Onuschak Phone: (973) 645-1951

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