The following is a portion of a list of pro bono volunteers who assisted Philadelphia VIP in 2012:

• Richard Smolen

• Maggie Soboleski

• Erik Solivan

• Matthew Solomon

• Katherine Sookhoo

• Craig Sopin

• Thomas Sossong

• Samantha Southall

• Jason Spang

• Garrett Spangler

• Jack Spangler

• Frank Spanitz

• Jennifer Sperling

• A. Klair Spiller

• Daniel Stackhouse

• James Staiger

• Jonathan Stanwood

• John Stapleton

• Larrick Stapleton

• David Steerman

• Laura Stegossi

• James Steigerwald

• Judith Stein

• Dylan Steinberg

• Sharon Steingard

• Kevin Stepanuk

• Kathleen Stephenson

• David Stern

• Robert Stern

• Clair Stewart

• Colin Stewart

• Keely Stewart

• Robert Stewart

• Sandra Stoneman

• Olivia Stoner

• Joshua Strober

• Vinh Su

• Gopal Subedi

• Jennifer Supplee

• David Surbeck

• Thadeus Suzenski

• Julia Swain

• Lisa Swaminathan

• Michael Swerling

• Michael Taichman-Robins

• Kim Takacs

• Kathleen Tana

• Dawn Tancredi

• Amy Tarr

• Adam Taxin

• Christopher Taylor

• Lauren Taylor

• Mark Taylor

• Ralph Teeters

• Catherine Tepper

• Maria Testa

• Lara Thane

• Evangelo Theodosopoulos

• Georgee Thevervelil

• Cory Thomas

• Nakia Thomas

• Robert Thomas

• Sherry Thomas

• Margaret Thompson

• Alissa Thornton

• Michael Tierney

• Marisa Tilghman

• John Timmer

• Michael Tinari

• Robert Tintner

• Brennan Torregrossa

• Randall Towers

• April Townsend

• Greg Trainor

• Michael Trainor

• Carol Trevey

• MyMy Trieu

• Lorena Trujillo

• David Tshudy

• Monique-Paule Tubb

• Dmitry Tuchinsky

• Jason Tucker

• Margaret Tucker

• Nolan Tully

• Margarita Tulman

• Jonathan Tung

• Amy Ufberg

• Manuel Ugarte

• Lisa Vaccarelli

• Richard Vanderslice

• Nithya Varzally

• Yolanda Vazquez

• Emily Vener-Giszter

• Alexandra Venters

• Jamie Venters

• Mary Vidas

• Erik Videlock

• Elpidio Villarreal

• Joseph Viola

• Michael Viola

• Lindi Von Mutius

• Amir Vonsover

• Rachelle Waitz-Moskowitz

• Sean Wajert

• Lewis Walder

• Ian Wallace

• Jennifer Wallace

• Susan Wallack

• Jacqueline Walsh

• Kevin Walsh

• Christopher Walters

• Benjamin Wanger

• Jamie Ware

• Robert Warring

• Gregory Wartman

• Tamika Washington

• Nancy Wasser

• Christopher Wasson

• Megan Watson

• Nycole Watson

• Nanci Weber

• Colin Weidig

• Herbert Weiman

• Jack Weiner

• Matteo Weiner

• Kenneth Weinstein

• Steven Weinstein

• Roseann Weisblatt

• Dean Weisgold

• Katherine Weiss

• S. Jerry Weissman


Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin & Schiller associate Jessica R. O’Neill was selected as a recipient of the inaugural Distinguished Environmental Advocate Award by the American Bar Association‘s Section of Environment, Energy and Resources.

Honorees are set to receive their awards March 22 at the section’s spring conference in Salt Lake City.

Elected and Appointed

Dean A. Walters, senior vice president and general counsel for The Philadelphia Trust Co., was named an adjunct professor in the business law department at Villanova University.


Marty M. Judge, a shareholder in the environmental law practice group at Flaster Greenberg, is set to be part of a panel of experts presenting on behalf of the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education at the upcoming "Rebuilding New Jersey: Recovering in the Aftermath of Superstorm Sandy" seminar.

The seminar is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the New Jersey Law Center in New Brunswick, N.J.

Two lawyers with Timoney Knox are presenting a seminar on Orphans’ Court litigation as part of the Pennsylvania Bar Institute‘s 14th annual Estate and Elder Law Symposium today at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia.

Thomas A. Boulden, a firm partner, and Jean Bond Brown, an associate, are offering tips on avoiding mistakes often made by practitioners who do not regularly appear in Orphans’ Court.


The Mazzoni Center is set to present its fourth annual Open Bar event February 27 at the National Liberty Museum, 321 Chestnut St., Philadelphia.

The event raises funds for and awareness about the agency’s Legal Services Department, a program offering free legal services tailored toward low-income LGBT individuals in Pennsylvania.

A CLE program for legal professionals is set to begin at 3 p.m., followed by a reception at 5:30 p.m., where Dechert will receive the first-ever Amicus Award.


In the article titled "The Legal‘s Top Lateral Hires of 2012" published Tuesday in The Legal‘s Top Laterals, Jeanine Dankoff was a shareholder at Greenberg Traurig before becoming a partner at Berman Indictor & Poppel. •