Bankruptcy attorney Harold Somer, of Salisbury, Long Island, has been selected as the Nassau County Bar Association’s 2013 Thomas A. Maligno Pro Bono Attorney of the Year for his assistance to those facing financial crises. He has logged hundreds of pro bono hours in the past 20 years helping clients through free Volunteer Lawyers Project Bankruptcy Clinics, a joint project of Nassau/Suffolk Law Services and the Nassau County Bar, and the Nassau County Bar’s free Mortgage Foreclosure Legal Consultation Clinics.