Nassau Bar Association Names Evelyn Kalenscher Pro Bono Attorney for April 2011
April 11, 2011
(Mineola, Long Island) – Twice a week for the past year, Attorney Evelyn Kalenscher of Roslyn Heights has donated her legal skills in Nassau County District Court representing indigent people facing eviction. For her 244 hours of pro bono service through the Volunteer Lawyers Project’s Landlord/Tenant Attorney of the Day Program, a program that provides free legal services for the county’s low-income community, Nassau County Bar Association President Marc Gann has named her Pro Bono Attorney for the Month for April 2011.
“Every one of my cases is interesting and unique,” she said. “Many people who don’t have any idea what their rights are get taken advantage of by landlords. They are grateful that our organization is here to help them.”
In addition to her pro bono work, Evelyn Kalenscher is currently serves as the chair of the Nassau County Bar Association Ethics Committee. She is also a member of the New York State Bar Association Real Property Committee; the Theodore Roosevelt American Inn of Court; and a board member of Yashar, the attorneys’ and judges’ chapter of Hadassah. Kalenscher received her B.B.A. from Hofstra University and her J.D. from Hofstra Law School. In 1995, she retired from her partnership in the firm of Genoa, Kalenscher & Noto, P.C. where the majority of her practice was in matrimonial and real estate law.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.nassaubar.org.