Milton Mollen and this year's honorees

The Second Annual Milton Mollen Commitment to Excellence Awards were presented yesterday at the Appellate Division, Second Department, in Brooklyn. Named in honor of a former presiding justice in the Second Department who is now counsel to Herrick Feinstein, the award recognizes “the achievements and efforts of seven employees who have demonstrated professionalism, dedication and extraordinary service to their court or agency.”

With Milton Mollen, from left, are honorees Virginia Clavin, principal law clerk, Nassau County; Sandra Northrup, principal Surrogate’s Court clerk, Suffolk County; Thomas Quinn, senior court officer, Queens; Winston Jordan, senior court clerk, Staten Island; Patricia Creegan, principal management analyst, Brooklyn; Marisa Garcia, chief clerk, Ninth Judicial District; and Roseanne D’Amelio, court clerk specialist, Second Department.