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The Honorable Sam Fredman Awarded Westchester’s Prestigious Pace Setter Award

April 13, 2012
Legal industry veteran, the Honorable Samuel G. Fredman (Of Counsel-White Plains) has been awarded the Above the Bar “Pace Setter” award, the highest, most prestigious award presented in this awards program. The Pace Setter award is bestowed upon a person who has exemplified overall excellence in professional and community work in the Westchester legal profession, fierce determination and success at being the best at what he does and should be recognized and admired by peer and community. The candidate must be well respected among his peers, as well as extremely accomplished in Westchester County – qualities that describe Judge Fredman.

Admitted to the New York State Bar in 1949, Judge Fredman has spent a lifetime committed to the legal profession, politics, the Jewish community and the Westchester community at large. His professional resume includes being a lawyer, judge, and now, arbitrator and mediator. He even ran for mayor of White Plains in 1963 and 1965. His dedication to community is reflected in the more than 20 awards and honors he has received over the years. He has donated his “time, talents and treasury” to countless organizations and causes.

In its sixth year, the Above the Bar awards were developed to recognize and honor outstanding legal work in the Westchester business community. Awards will be presented at a ceremony at 6:00 p.m. on April 26th at Pace Law School. Event sponsors include Citrin Cooper, Pace Law School, The Westchester Bank, Westchester County Business Journal, Westchester County Bar Association and the Westchester Women’s Bar Association.

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