Samuel J. Duboff Memorial Award

The Samuel J. Duboff Memorial Award recognizes non-lawyers who make extraordinary contributions toward improving the quality of justice in New York State. First presented in 1986, the award is named for the late Samuel J. Duboff, who served as Chair of Modern Courts’ Executive Committee for 19 years. Mr. Duboff was a partner in the accounting firm of Ernst & Whinney, and was a respected leader of many civic, social service and civic and social service organizations. He was well known for encouraging others to volunteer their time for community service.


Duboff Award Recipients

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

  • The Volunteers of Pace Women’s Justice Center
  • Suffolk County Court Monitors

2010

  • SEPA Mujer
  • The Volunteers of RSVP of Warren and Washington Counties

2009

2008

  • LIFT
  • Elizabeth Hubbard

2006

2005

2004

2003

2002

2001

1999

1998

  • The volunteers at the Children’s Centers in the courts of New York State

1997

  • The volunteers at the Jewish Board of Family & Children’s Services Court Liaison Program
  • The volunteers at the YWCA Visitation Center of White Plains and Central Westchester

1996

  • Dolores Del Bello, law member of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct

1995

  • The City-Wide Task Force on Housing Court

1994

  • The Monroe County Court Monitors
  • The Rochester Churchwomen United’s Task Force on Courts

1993

  • Pauline Feingold, volunteer affiliated with numerous criminal justice and court reform panels, task forces, and organizations

1992

  • Editorial writers: John P. MacKenzie of The New York Times
  • Leonard O. Halpert of the Buffalo news

1990

  • The New York State Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)

1989

  • The League of Women Voters of New York State and its Judicial Directors

1988

  • The Community Dispute Resolution Centers Program

1987

  • Lillemor T. Robb, former Chair, State Commission on Judicial Conduct

1986

  • The Dutchess and Westchester County Court Monitors

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