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Arroyo Wins 2017 VLP Pro Bono Champion Award

On July 20, Hancock Estabrook attorney Manuel A. Arroyo received a 2017 Pro Bono Champion Award in the area of “Community Economic Development” from the Volunteer Lawyers Project of Onondaga County, Inc. (VLP). He received this award based on his support of the VLP Entrepreneur and Small Business Clinic. Manny is counsel in Hancock Estabrook’s Corporate, Banking & Finance, and Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights Practices, and is also the Firm's Diversity Officer. Prior to becoming an attorney, he founded and operated several businesses through which he gained extensive experience in both corporate and real estate transactions. The overall mission of the VLP is to provide low income people access to civil legal services by increasing the pro bono participation of the Onondaga County legal community.