On June 3, the Capital District Trial Lawyers’ Association presented senior partner Michael E. Catalinotto with the “Daniel Mahoney Memorial Award,” in acknowledgement of his 50 years of service to the legal community. The award is given annually to an attorney who demonstrates outstanding commitment and service to his clients, the Bar and the legal profession.
In addition, the New York State Senate and Assembly both issued official formal proclamations honoring Michael. The Senate proclamation, Bill #J5582, reads in part, “WHEREAS, it is the custom of this Legislative Body to acknowledge outstanding individuals whose professional lives, personal endeavors and community service are an example and inspiration to their colleagues, friends, and family….,and WHEREAS, Throughout the entire period of his professional and community service, a period of constructive involvement, Michael Catalinotto has stood constant in dignity, good grace and humor, and has earned the respect and admiration of his colleagues, family and friends; and WHEREAS, Rare indeed is the impressive dedication shown by an individual for the benefit of others which Michael Catalinotto has displayed throughout his life; and WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when individ uals of such noble aims and accomplishments are brought to our atten tion, they should be recognized by all the citizens of this great Empire State; now, therefore, be it RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to honor Michael Catalinotto upon the occasion of his designation as recip ient of the Daniel Mahoney Memorial Award by the Capital District Trial Lawyers Association.”
The full text of the Senate proclamation may be found here.
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