Nassau Bar Association Names Flipse Hausch And Sherman Pro Bono Attorneys For July/August 2010
July 21, 2010
(Mineola, N.Y.) – This month, two attorneys stand out for their volunteer service. Over the past 15 years, this dynamic duo spent more hours on matrimonial cases in the Volunteer Lawyers Project than any other matrimonial attorneys. For their outstanding, continuous service, Nassau County Bar Association President Marc Gann has named these champion matrimonial volunteers, Garden City Attorneys Adrienne Flipse Hausch and Charles S. Sherman as the Pro Bono Attorneys of the Month for July/August 2010.
Adrienne Flipse Hausch recently completed a 300-hour case to help an immigrant woman from India, who was a mail order bride, divorce her husband and receive custody of their four children as well as equitable distribution. Sherman concluded a 200-hour case representing a Russian immigrant accused of abusing her son, who she claimed had a rare genetic disease that made him susceptible to bruising.
In addition to her active partnership in the law firm of Carway and Flipse in Mineola, Hausch is the pastor for Congregational Care of the Community Church of Douglaston. An active member of the Nassau County Bar Association, she serves on the Pro Bono Committee, Professional Ethics Committee, Criminal Law and Procedure Committee, WE CARE Fund Advisory Board and Annual Dinner Committee. NCBA named her the Thomas Maligno Pro Bono Attorney of the Year in 2000. Since March 2000, she has been a member of the Committee on Character and Fitness for the Second Department, Appellate Division, Tenth and Eleventh Judicial Districts. She resides in Garden City, NY.
Sherman, who earned his law degree from New York University School of Law, is a member of the NCBA Matrimonial Law Committee, Family Court Law and Procedures Committee, and Appellate Practice Committee. He is also a member of the New York State Bar Association and its Family Law Committee and General Practices Committee, and the New York Family Law American Inns of Court. He practices law from resides in Huntington, NY.
Nassau County Bar Association
Founded in 1899, the Nassau County Bar Association, with a membership of nearly 6,000 private and public attorneys, judges, legal educators and law students, is the largest suburban bar association in the country. NCBA demonstrates its commitment to the community by offering a variety of services for the public, including lawyer referral services, senior citizen and mortgage foreclosure clinics, judicial screening, public education programs and support for the Volunteer Lawyers Project, which provides much-needed free legal services for the indigent of Nassau County. For more information, call (516) 747-4070 (translation services available), email email@example.com, or visit www.nassaubar.org.