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Campaign For Justice - November, 2010

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Carolyn Nussbaum, a partner at Nixon Peabody LLP, and Sharon Underberg, assistant general counsel and vice president, Legal Department, Eastman Kodak Co., have stepped up to serve as cochairwomen of the 2010 Campaign for Justice, the Rochester legal community's annual fund drive to support free legal services for the indigent. Fundraising calls were made on the evenings of Nov. 16 and 17 and daytime calls were made Dec. 1.

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Daytime CFJ calling at WXXI


VLSP's Executive Director, Sheila Gaddis, and James McElheny, Co-President, VLSP Board of Directors


Mary Corbit, Executive Director, Monroe County Bar Association


R. Thompson Gilman, Woods Oviatt; Michael Rosenhouse; and Elaine Cole, NYS Tax Department, working the phones


Elizabeth McDonald, Dean of the Monroe County Bar Association's Academy of Law

Anthony Piazza, Hiscock & Barclay


Attorneys reviewing call sheets


Ken Perri, LawNY; Robert Stiles; Aileen Shinaman, University of Rochester; and Denine Carr making calls


Mary Ross, Harter Secrest


Ready for evening calling at Ward Greenberg! CFJ Co-Chair Carolyn Nussbaum, Nixon Peabody, and Sheila Gaddis, VLSP's Executive Director


Briefing volunteers before calling begins


Opening remarks. Eileen Buholtz, Connors and Corcoran and CFJ Co-Chair Sharon Underberg, Eastman Kodak Company


Asking friends for money is easy! David Boysen, Harris Beach; __?????__; Robert Hooks, Woods Oviatt; and Jack Battaglia, Woods Oviatt


Reviewing the calling guide. Karen Bailey Turner, Brown & Hutchinson and Michael Schnittman, Lacy Katzen

Attorneys looking through contribution forms for friends and colleagues to call


Samuel Tilton, Woods Oviatt; Steven Schwartz, Wealth Design Services; and James McElheny, Woods Oviatt


Jerry Wein, Empire Justice Center and Mary Connors, VLSP


Calling begins! Harold Kurland, Ward Greenberg


Elizabeth Wolford, The Wolford Firm


Edward Nowak, retired Monroe County Public Defender


Melanie Shiree, VLSP; Sheila Gaddis, VLSP; Donna Hall, VLSP; and Rashondra Jackson, Rochester City School District


Tabulating Pledges


Frank Novak, Harter Secrest


Sheila Gaddis, VLSP; CFJ Co-Chair Sharon Underberg, Eastman Kodak Company; and Alan Harris, Legal Aid Society of Rochester


Sue Tebor, Harris Beach


Richard Curtis, Lacy Katzen


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Donna Hall, VLSP and John McQueen, Nixon Peabody


Lou Prieto, Monroe County Legal Assistance Center


Prizes for callers who get the most pledges!


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