The Legal Aid Society Honors Barbara Lyne and Mel Immergut as 2012 Servants of Justice; Duncan L. Niederauer, CEO of NYSE Euronext, To Receive Theodore Roosevelt Award

April 1, 2012 - The Legal Aid Society is pleased to announce that Barbara Lyne and Mel Immergut will receive the Society's Servant of Justice Award at its 35th Annual Awards Dinner on May 10, 2012, at the Waldorf Astoria. Duncan L. Niederauer, CEO of NYSE Euronext, will receive the Society's Theodore Roosevelt Award. Cocktails are at 6 p.m. followed by dinner at 7:30 p.m.

Barbara and Mel Immergut will be honored with the Servant of Justice Award for their outstanding contributions to the Society and its clients and to the quest for equal justice. Mr. Niederauer will receive the Theodore Roosevelt Award for outstanding service to the community.

Proceeds from the event will benefit the Society’s Civil Practice, which represents 100,000 vulnerable New Yorkers including senior citizens, children and adults with disabilities, survivors of domestic violence, immigrants, low-wage workers, persons living with HIV/AIDS, and homeless and imminently homeless children and adults. The awards dinner proceeds are crucial to enable the Society's front-line staff in all five boroughs to provide essential civil legal aid in the midst of these challenging times for the vulnerable low-income families and individuals we represent.



Information on how to purchase tables/tickets for The Legal Aid Society's Annual Awards Dinner

Dinner Chair

  • Leader: $150,000
    Includes 2 tables of 10 in a premier location, recognition from the stage, firm profile in program, Leader recognition in evening’s honor roll, and listing in the invitation and program
  • Sponsor: $100,000
    Includes 2 tables of 10 in a premium location and listing in the invitation, evening’s honor roll and program

Vice Chair

  • Champion Table: $50,000
    Includes a table of 10 in a premium location and listing in the invitation, evening’s honor roll and program.
  • Partner Table: $25,000
    Includes a table of 10 in a prime location and listing in the invitation, evening’s honor roll and program.

Dinner Committee:

  • Counsel Table: $15,000
    Includes a table of 10 in a preferred location and listing in the invitation, evening’s honor roll and program.
  • Advocate Table: $10,000
    Includes a table of 10 and listing in the invitation, evening’s honor roll and program.

Ticket Levels

  • Partner Ticket(s): $2,500
    Includes one seat in a premium location and listing in the evening’s program.
  • Counsel Ticket(s): $1,500
    Includes one seat in a prime location and listing in the evening’s program.
  • Advocate Ticket(s): $1,000
    Includes one seat.
  • Contribution: $____________
    I am/We are unable to attend but wish to make a fully tax deductible contribution in support of The Legal Aid Society.


All donations are tax deductible. The non-tax deductible portion of the dinner is $200 per person.

Please return this form with payment to:

The Legal Aid Society
Development Office, Attn: Susanna Bonilla-Bowman
199 Water Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10038
T: (212) 577-3268 F: (646) 616-4574 E: SBonilla-Bowman@legal-aid.org