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NACDL News: New York City Attorney Rick Jones Receives Prestigious 2016 Heeney Award from Nation’s Criminal Defense Bar

By Ivan J. Dominguez and Ezra Dunkle-Polier

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NACDL Immediate Past President E.G. “Gerry” Morris (left) presented NACDL President-Elect Rick Jones with the 2016 Robert C. Heeney Memorial Award on Aug.13.

New York City attorney Rick Jones is the 2016 recipient of NACDL’sRobert C. Heeney Memorial Award. He received the award at the Association’s annual membership meeting on August 13 in Palm Beach, Fla. This highly prestigious honor is presented annually to the NACDL member who best demonstrates the goals and values of the Association and of the legal profession. He was also installed as NACDL’s president-elect at NACDL’s annual board meeting.

NACDL’s Immediate Past President E.G. “Gerry” Morris said: “Rick’s tireless service to the criminal defense bar is only matched by his unwavering commitment to his clients. His passionate work both around the United States and in countries abroad has inspired those around him to join in championing the fight for a more just and equitable public defense

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