UJA-Federation of New York

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The Lawyers Division

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Enhance your connection to the Jewish community, and meet some of New York’s most influential members of the legal community.

  • Enjoy educational and cultural programs.
  • Meet like-minded professionals and help raise funds for those in need.
  • Explore issues affecting the Jewish people here in New York and around the world.

Establish a Connection

The Lawyers Division provides philanthropic, educational, and social opportunities for all members of the industry.

Make a Difference

  • Direct fundraising efforts and reach out to new donors.
  • Build relationships with influential industry leaders.
  • Engage and enlighten others to the work of UJA-Federation of New York.

Recognize Your Colleagues

The Lawyers Division recognizes dedicated members of our community with prestigious awards for their philanthropic efforts.

The Judge Joseph M. Proskauer Award is the most prestigious honor bestowed by UJA-Federation to a member of the legal profession. For more than half a century, this award has been given to distinguished individuals who have shown a deep commitment to philanthropy and whose conduct and service exemplifies the highest ideals of the law.

The James H. Fogelson Award is bestowed annually to a young attorney whose dedication to the field of law and to Jewish communal leadership serve as an inspiration to others.

For More Information

Contact Lena Katsnelson at 212.836.1609 or .
Lawyers Events
Wednesday, November 9
6:00 pm
Annual CLE/CPE Event
Thursday, November 10
7:00 am
Young Lawyers and Young Wall Street Mission to Cuba
Monday, December 5
5:00 pm
Wall Street Dinner Honoring Jeffrey H. Aronson and Jeffrey M. Solomon
Thursday, February 2
6:00 pm
Lawyers Division Annual Event
Saturday, April 29
12:00 am
William Rosenwald Mission to Israel