Louis D. Brandeis Law Society Foundation

The Louis D. Brandeis Law Society Foundation shall serve as the charitable arm of the Louis D. Brandeis Law Society. It shall enhance and enrich the personal and professional interests of the members of the Society, members of the general legal community and all others whose freedom and security are protected by a strong, vigorous and independent legal profession.

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Nominations Sought for Justinian Society/Brandeis Law Society Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award

Justinian Society and Brandeis Law Society Foundation Seek Nominees for the Lifetime Achievement Award in Memory of Marvin Comisky and Honorable G. Fred DiBona

The Justinian Society and the Louis D. Brandeis Law Society Foundation are seeking nominations for the Lifetime Achievement Award in Memory of Marvin Comisky and Judge G. Fred DiBona, which, if a nominee is selected, will be awarded at the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Bench-Bar & Annual Conference on October 18, 2014, at Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

The Lifetime Achievement Award is not limited to an area of practice or an advocate for a particular cause. Rather, the purpose of the award is to recognize an outstanding member of the bench or bar who, at a minimum, satisfies the following qualifications: acts as a superb mentor and advisor to clients, the Bar, the judicial system and/or the community; makes a difference in the lives of others irrespective of race, ethnicity, religion, disability, gender or sexual orientation; demonstrates a willingness to do what is right although sometimes unpopular; demonstrates legal acumen or scholarship; and exhibits great humility.

A charitable contribution will be made on behalf of the recipient to an organization of the recipient’s choice.

Nominations should include the nominee’s name, address and a statement of the nominee’s qualifications. All nominations should be mailed to the attention of Thomas H. Chiacchio, Jr. at The Chiacchio Firm 2005 Market Street, Suite 840, Philadelphia, PA 19103 or may be e-mailed to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Nominations must be received no later than September 8, 2014.

Foundation Officers

Hon. Anne E. Lazarus
Hon. Anne E. Lazarus
President 1700 Market Street
Suite 1440
Philadelphia, PA 19103
P: (215) 560-6301
F:
Sayde J. Ladov, Esq.
Sayde J. Ladov, Esq.
Vice-President 50 S. 16th Street
Two Liberty Place
35th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102
P: 215-665-3511
F: 267-773-5411
Mitchell H. Klevan, Esq.
Mitchell H. Klevan, Esq.
Treasurer 1515 Market Street
Suite 1360
Philadelphia, PA 19102
P: 215-568-4980
F: 215-568-4755
Jeffrey S. Gross, Esq.
Jeffrey S. Gross, Esq.
Assistant Treasurer 1500 JFK Blvd.
Suite 1312
Philadelphia, PA 19102
P: 215-512-1500
F: 215-629-5940
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Michael F. Barrett, Esq.
Michael F. Barrett, Esq.
Secretary One Liberty Place, 52nd Floor
1650 Market Street
P: (215) 575-2986
F:

 

Foundation Board Members

* Past Foundation President

Foundation Founders

* Designates those Founders who have graciously become "Bonim" (Hebrew meaning Builders) by renewing their financial commitment to the Brandeis Foundation.

Foundation Awards

Judge Abraham J. Gafni

Judge Abraham J. Gafni Scholarship Award

The Judge Abraham J. Gafni Scholarship Award is a $1,800 cash prize given to a second or third year Jewish law student at a Philadelphia area law school who has demonstrated an interest and involvement in Jewish Religion, Law, or Ethics. Click here for an application.

Biography of the Honorable Abraham J. Gafni



 

Judge Sandra Mazer Moss Scholarship Awardjudge moss headshot

The Judge Sandra Mazer Moss Scholarship Award is an $1800 cash prize given to a single parent law student (of any religion or creed) at a Philadelphia area law school who strives for personal achievement, success and excellence in the law. Click here for an application.

Biography of the Honorable Sandra Mazer Moss





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Mayer Horwitz Scholarship Award

The Mayer Horwitz Scholarship Award is a $1,800 cash prize given to a Jewish law student at a Philadelphia area law school who has demonstrated an interest and involvement in community service. Click here for an application.

Biography of Mayer Horwitz

 

 

Brandeis Law Society Young Lawyer Public Service Award              

 

The Brandeis Law Society Young Lawyer Public Service Award is an $1800 cash prize given to a Jewish member of the Pennsylvania Bar in practice three years or less and a member of the Louis D. Brandeis Law Society who is currently employed in a legal capacity in either the public sector or a non-profit organization, has demonstrated a commitment to public service, and has shown outstanding leadership, professional achievement, and promise for future excellence. 
Click here for an application.

 

 

The Louis D. Brandeis Law Society Foundation Internship in the JEVS' Franklin C. Ash Summer Internship Program

The Louis D. Brandeis Law Society Foundation Internship in the JEVS' Franklin C. Ash Summer Internship Program is a full time paid summer internship to a Jewish law student at an area law school at HIAS & Council for Migration Services of Philadelphia. In addition, the Brandeis/JEVS intern serves as a mentor to undergraduate students participating in the Ash Summer Internship Program. Click here for an application.


Contributions

Contributions to the Brandeis Foundation, which is a 501(c)(3) organization, are tax deductible as allowed by law. We encourage you to use PayPal to donate online (click the button below), but we also accept checks. Checks should be made payable to Louis D. Brandeis Law Society Foundation and sent to the following office:

Brandeis Law Society Foundation

Contributions

c/o Mitchell H. Klevan, Esq.
1515 Market Street, Suite 1360
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Please direct any questions to Mr. Klevan at 215-568-4980 or via email.

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