CUNY Law School Awards Dean’s Medal To Marnie Berk

May 17, 2019

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Photo shows NYLPI's director of pro bono programs, Marnie Berk

Congratulations to our Director of Pro Bono Programs Marnie Berk, who has been awarded the Dean’s Medal by CUNY Law School at this morning’s graduation ceremony.

From CUNY’s press release:

CUNY Law will confer the Dean’s Medal to Marnie Berk ‘96 who has chaired the CUNY School of Law Foundation and currently leads New York Lawyers for the Public Interest’s Pro Bono Clearinghouse, a national model, providing legal services and capacity building to thousands of nonprofits each year.

Marnie is sharing the stage with fellow CUNY graduate, the Honorable Leticia A. James, Attorney General for the State of New York, a fellow CUNY graduate—the 67th Attorney General for the State of New York, the first woman of color to hold statewide office in New York, and the first woman to be elected Attorney General.

Marnie Berk addresses CUNY students as she receives the Dean’s medal.

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