NYS Lawyer Assistance Trust Appoints Zimmerman to Board of Trustees
Hiscock & Barclay Partner Lawrence A. Zimmerman, a resident of Voorheesville, N.Y., has been appointed to serve as a member of the Board of Trustees of the New York State Lawyer Assistance Trust (LAT). His term officially began on January 1, 2010 and he will remain a member of the board until December 31, 2012. Formed in 2001, the LAT works to diminish alcohol and substance abuse in the legal community. It has been a force of awareness in the community, and has provided funding for programs that help treat alcohol and substance abuse. Law schools, bar associations and lawyer assistance committees, within New York State, are all able to apply for the funding from LAT. In 2008, Hiscock & Barclay, LLP was honored with the Ray of Hope Award from the Capital District Lawyers Helping Lawyers Committee. Zimmer presented the award to the law firm on behalf of the committee.
Zimmerman has represented clients in hundreds of proceedings involving real property tax reduction, condemnation and a variety of commercial litigation matters. He has appeared at administrative hearings before the Office of Real Property Services, Department of Environmental Conservation and other New York State agencies. Zimmerman currently works in the Albany office of Hiscock & Barclay, LLP.
Hiscock & Barclay, LLP, listed as a “Top 250 Firm” by The National Law Journal, is a full-service, 200-attorney law firm, with offices throughout the major cities of New York State, as well as in Boston, Washington, D.C. and Toronto, providing comprehensive legal and business counsel to a diverse client base in 29 practice areas.
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