LLAQC is committed to advancing the opportunities for Latino attorneys, judges, law professors, and law students.
New York, NY (PRWEB) October 19, 2012
On the evening of Friday, October 19, 2012, Thomas M. Oliva will be honored as “Latino Lawyer of the Year” by LLAQC, along with Daniel Dromm City Councilmember, at the non-profit organization’s 16th Annual Awards Dinner Dance at 7:00pmEDT at Terrace on the Park.
LLAQC’s Mission Statement
Fueled with the motivation and desire to encourage and support the common interest in the legal profession, LLAQC, which was founded on April 16, 1997, strives to bridge the gap between diversity and bring individuals from all cultural and ethnic backgrounds together. LLAQC is committed to advancing the opportunities for Latino attorneys, judges, law professors, and law students. The charitable organization is also dedicated to bringing issues that affect the Latino community to light.
Legal Service Rooted in the Community
In being selected as “Latino Lawyer of the Year,” Mr. Oliva is both humbled and inspired as he continues to protect the rights of individuals injured and families of those killed in wide range of incidents caused by negligence, including, but not limited to, motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, and premises liability accidents.
Considering himself to be a “city kid,” Mr. Oliva grew up in the city and enjoys the pieces of personal history that he shares with his clients. It’s important to him to make connections with his clients and build on that as a case develops. As a New York plaintiff’s attorney who began his career on the other side defending hospitals and doctors, Mr. Oliva has unique insight as a personal injury lawyer into the personalities and strategies of defense lawyers. Learning the business from the other side proves invaluable to his clients and Wingate, Russotti, Shapiro & Halperin, LLP.
A Law Firm Prepared & Fearless to Take a Case to the End
Thomas M. Oliva and the experienced legal team at Wingate, Russotti, Shapiro & Halperin, LLP are proud of their reputation as legal professionals who go all the way to trial and aren’t afraid to go face-to-face with insurance companies and major corporations. The New York personal injury attorneys stand by their clients to the very end, whether that means obtaining a winning settlement or fighting for full compensation at trial.