2022 Equal Access to Justice Gala
Presented by Paul | Weiss
New York State Governor
Paul Adler, Esq.
Chief Strategy Officer, Rand Commercial
Jonathan C. Harris, Esq.
General Counsel and Secretary, MBIA Inc.
Legal Services of the Hudson Valley (LSHV) held its annual Equal Access to Justice Gala on Wednesday, September 14, 2022, at the Westchester Country Club in Rye, NY. This year’s gala was emceed by Tara Rosenblum of News 12 and honored New York State Governor Kathy Hochul with the Champion of Justice Award, and Paul Adler, Chief Strategy Officer, Rand Commercial and Jonathan C. Harris, General Counsel and Secretary, MBIA Inc., with the Access to Justice Award. Over 200 members from the county, legal, business, and nonprofit communities attended the event to celebrate Legal Services of the Hudson Valley and their honorees commitment to ensuring justice for all.
“I would like to thank everyone who attended our 2022 Equal Access to Justice Gala as we celebrated our organization and our honorees commitment to ensuring justice for all,” said Rachel Halperin, CEO of Legal Services of the Hudson Valley. “This year’s gala would not be possible without our supporters who believe in our mission and the work we do each day to provide free civil legal services to those who are unable to afford an attorney. The funds that we have received at this year’s gala will allow for us to continue our mission of helping our neighbors throughout the Hudson Valley who have nowhere else to turn when their basic needs are at stake.”
Attendees enjoyed a cocktail and networking reception that featured hearty hors d’oeuvres followed by a program that celebrated LSHV’s clients and this year’s honorees. All proceeds from year’s gala, will allow Legal Services of the Hudson Valley to continue its mission of protecting rights and promoting justice for all throughout the Hudson Valley region. For those who would still like to make a donation in support of their mission, please click below.