Our lawyers and professional staff all share a commitment to community services and charities and our success depends upon their dedication. In fact, Pegalis & Erickson, LLC, has a long history of service to the community as it is an essential part of our lives. We serve on Boards and have other leadership roles in the community.
Stephen Ericksonsits on the Board of Directors for New York State Trial Lawyers Association and was recognized as one of the Ten Leaders in Long Island in Civil Trial Law.
Annamarie Bondi-Stoddardsits as Secretary on the Executive Board of Directors of Long Island Women’s Agenda and was recognized as one of Long Island’s Top Business Women by the Long Island Business News.
James Baydar sits on the Board of Directors of The We Care Fund of the Nassau County Bar Association. Additionally, he is a member of Board of Zoning Appeals, Village of Plandome Manor, and a former member of Planning Board, Village of Plandome Manor. Steven Pegalis also lent time and support to the Stanley Lamm Institute where he sat as a member of the advisory board concerning issues in regard to child neurology and developmental medicine. Steven Pegalis has focused his community service initiatives in the important area of women’s health relating primarily to quality care for pregnant women and their infants. Additionally, he has supported patient’s safety initiatives and the interrelationship between quality care and patient safety.
The firm sponsors and participates in community group activities such as:
UCP/NYC "Celebrating the Creative Spirit" Art Auction, October 2008. See photos American Heart Association LI Annual Heart Walk. See photos Nick Katsounis Memorial Wheelchair 10 kilometer race. See photos American Brotherhood for Russian Disabled Fair. See photos American Heart Association’s National Wear Red Day.
The firm also provides financial support to a host of nonprofit organizations with whom we have close ties. Angela’s House is one of those organizations. There, families with children suffering from severe disabilities can seek supportive services and respite care. In addition to financial support, we donated our office computers when we had a recent upgrade to be utilized at one of Angela’s House newer locations.
Other organizations providing services to the disabled which we support include:
United Cerebral Palsy/NYC
United Cerebral Palsy/Suffolk
Brooklyn Center for Independence of the Disabled.
The Theresa Foundation.
The IGHL Foundation.
We also support patient awareness, aid and research for breast cancer through our support of such organizations as:
Babylon Breast Cancer Coalition.
Adelphi Breast Cancer Hotline.
The firm encourages participation in Bar Association and other professional activities some of which include:
Hispanic National Bar Association Annual Convention.
New York State Trial Lawyers Law Day Events.
PULSE of NY Family Centered Patient Advocacy Training.
Nassau County Bar Association.
We Care events.
We’re proud of our commitment to the community and generously volunteer our time for good causes. For more on Pegalis & Erickson’s community service involvement see below.
2011 American Heart Association - (Go Red For Women Luncheon) @ Crest Hollow Country Club
Adelphi Breast Cancer Program (Creative Cups)
LIWA (Help, You Need
LIWA (Network, Connect, Grow)
American Cancer Society (Choose You)
NYS Trial Lawyers Association (Annual Law Day Dinner)
The Richmond County Bar Association (102nd Annual Banquet)
LIWA (11th Annual Awards Dinner)
Gotham City Networking, Inc. (The 10th Annual Golf Outing)
Angela's House (9th Annual Golf Outing Theresa Foundation (Swingin Fore Theresa Golf Outing)
Nassau County Women's Association (6th Annual Golf Outing & Dinner)
American Heart Association (Start ! LI Heart Walk at Jones Beach
Babylon Breast Cancer Coalition (Golf Skill Challenge Classic) Hispanic Counseling Center (Gala 2010)
Long Island Center for Independent Living, Inc. (Hispanic Outreach Services)
2010 The Ascent School for Individuals with Autism (Ascent Funding Organization, Inc.)
*7th Annual Hope on the Horizon Dinner Dance
American Heart Association Go Red For Women Luncheon
LIWA's Networking 201: Networking in the Digital Age
NYS Fraternal Order of Court Officers 20th Annual Dinner Dance
Theresa Foundation ("Let the Good Times Roll!" 16th Annual Theresa Awards)
LIWA's Annual Award Dinner
Angela's House 8th Annual Golf Outing
Gotham's Annual Golf Outing
Soroptimist International of Nassau County Annual Awards Gala
Nassau County Women's Bar Association (Annual Installation Dinner)
Pulse of NY Stay at Home Fundraiser
Theresa Foundation ("Swingin" for Theresa Golf Outing)
Friends of Leadership Benefit
Dia De El Salvador Del Mundo in Long Island
Lake Success PBA (Annual Golf Outing)
Long Island Latino Business Expo
LIWA's Rock Your Image Event
HUGS, Inc. (8th Annual Golf Outing)
LI Business News (50 Around 50 Awards Gala)
Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament
(80th Anniversary Dinner Dance and 60th Anniversary of School)
LIWA's Meet The Congressional Candidates Breakfast Event
Long Island Fund for Women & Girls
(Women Achievers Against the Odds 16th Annual Awards Breakfast)
Manhasset Women's Coalition Against Breast Cancer "Ladies' Night Out"
Alzheimer's Association of NYC Chapter (Memory Walk 2010)
Babylon Breast Cancer Coalition Annual Fall Golf Outing
LIWA's Just Ask A Woman: Cracking the Code of What Women Want Event
South Shore Child Guidance Center (C.A.R.E. Center celebrates 25 Years of 'C.A.R.E.ing")
Hispanic Counseling Center, Inc. (Making a difference Luncheon)
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