Elaine Colavito Re-Elected Vice President of Nassau County Women’s Bar Association

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

UNIONDALE, NEW YORK — Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC has announced that Elaine Colavito, an Associate with the Firm, was re-elected Vice President of the Nassau County Women’s Bar Association (NCWBA) at the group’s Installation Dinner on June 21. The term is for one year. She previously served as NCWBA’s Treasurer and as a Member of its Board of Directors. As part of her duties, Ms. Colavito will be responsible for the organization’s programs. 

Ms. Colavito concentrates her practice in the areas of matrimonial and family law, civil litigation and immigration matters. In 2013, she received the NCWBA’s Bessie Ray Geffner, Esq. Memorial Award for her demonstrated interest in improving the justice system, professionalism of the Bar and service to the community at large. She is recognized as a 2014 and 2015 Super Lawyers “Rising Star” in the area of Family Law and is among the 2015 Super Lawyers’ “Top Women Lawyers in New York.” In addition, she writes the monthly “Bench Briefs” column for Suffolk Lawyer.

She graduated magna cum laude from Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center and summa cum laude from State University of New York at Stony Brook. She is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court.

The mission of the Nassau County Women’s Bar Association is to promote the advancement of the status of women in society and the legal profession; to promote the fair and equal administration of justice; and to act as a unified voice for its members with respect to issues of statewide, national and international significance to all women, and to female attorneys in particular.

“I am honored to be named Vice President of this prestigious organization,” Ms. Colavito said. “I look forward to helping the Nassau County Women’s Bar Association further its mission and bolstering the programs that the organization offers.”

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