August 03, 2018 Scott M. Karson Accepts American Bar Association 2018 Harrison Tweed Award on Behalf of the Suffolk County Bar Association
The Suffolk County Bar Association (SCBA) was selected as the 2018 recipient of a American Bar Association’s prestigious Harrison Tweed Award. This national recognition celebrates the extraordinary achievements of state and local bar associations who develop stellar programs that increase access to civil legal services for persons living in poverty.
Scott Karson, (pictured center) Past President of the Suffolk County Bar Association, partner in the firm Lamb & Barnosky LLP, and Vice Chair of the Nassau Suffolk Law Services’ Board of Directors, accepted the award on August 3, 2018 on behalf of the SCBA at the ABA’s Annual Meeting in Chicago.
Upon accepting the award, Mr. Karson commented, “It was a proud moment for me to accept the ABA Harrison Tweed Award on behalf of the SCBA in recognition of its remarkable record of providing much-needed civil legal services to Suffolk County’s impoverished population.”
Nassau Suffolk Law Services nominated the SCBA for the Tweed award as a valued pro bono partner in service to the indigent community of Suffolk County.