(NYLJ/Rick Kopstein)

The New York City Bar Association on Tuesday presented the 25th Annual Legal Services Awards, which recognize attorneys and non-attorneys who provide outstanding civil legal assistance to New York’s poor.

Winners starting second from left are: Margaret Becker, of the Disaster Recovery Unit of Staten Island Legal Services; Alan Canner, the Legal Aid Society, Harlem community law office; Bernadette Jentsch, FY Legal Services; Liz Markuci, Immigration Project, Volunteers of Legal Services; and Leander McRae, Preserving Affordable Housing Program, Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation A.

Court of Appeals Judge Jenny Rivera (far left) presented the awards. Joining the awardees is Debra Raskin, (far right), city bar president and a partner at Vladeck, Waldman, Elias & Engelhard.