Mamaroneck lawyer to be honored

The Legal Services of the Hudson Valley will honor attorney Jon A. Dorf at the 2012 Equal Access to Justice Dinner on Wednesday, May 23. The ceremony starts at 6 p.m. at the VIP Country Club in New Rochelle.

Dorf (pictured, right) is the Founder and Managing Partner of Dorf & Nelson LLP in Rye.

New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman will be the guest speaker at the fundraising dinner.

Legal Services of the Hudson Valley handles urgent matters such as domestic violence, foreclosures, predatory lending, children’s advocacy and access to food and medical benefits for poor and newly unemployed New Yorkers in Westchester and surrounding counties.

For tickets and information, go to www.LSHV.org or call 914-355-4806.

Photo courtesy of LSHV

Rebecca Baker

Rebecca Baker joined The Journal News in March 2004. She covers Eastchester, Bronxville and Tuckahoe, and was previously the state and county courts reporter in Westchester County. In prior jobs, she covered the Town of Greenburgh and Rockland County government and politics. Before coming to The Journal News, she was a municipal reporter for newspapers in New Haven, Conn. and Warren, Ohio.