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NFCJ 2022 Reception Honoring Albert J. Krieger

Join us as we honor an Icon of Defense, Albert J. Krieger at the Breakers in Palm Beach, FL and supporting the NACDL Foundation for Criminal Justice. 

Honorary Host Committee

Brian Bieber, David Chesnoff, Larry Davis, Ramon de la Cabada, Nina Ginsberg, Gerald Goldstein, Nancy Hollander, Jeffrey Green, Nellie King, Gerald Lefcourt, David O Markus, Cynthia Orr, Marty Pinales, Larry Pozner, David Rothman, Martin Sabelli, Edward Shohat, Neal Sonnett, Howard Srebnick, Scott Srebnick, Brian Tannebaum, Bruce Udolf, Susan Van Dusen, Marty Weinberg, Jeffrey Weiner

Date: August 12, 2022

Time: 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. ET


The Circle Ballroom at the Breakers
One South County Road
Palm Beach, FL 33480

Cocktail Reception, Silent Auction, Open Bar, Heavy Appetizers, Short Presentation

Although our event has passed, and was a resounding success, you can still support the event and the Foundation.


This very special reception honors the commitment and brilliance of Albert J. Krieger. In addition to his many accomplishments, Albert was a leader in the formation of NACDL, a past president of the association, a recipient of two of NACDL’s highest honors – the Robert C. Heeney Memorial Award and NACDL’s Lifetime Achievement Award – as well as the recipient of many other awards and accolades. We are grateful that Albert's family, friends, and colleagues will join us to recognize his commitment to excellence within the defense bar.

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The NFCJ Annual Fundraiser supports many NACDL initiatives, including the Minority Fellowships to promote diversity in the criminal defense bar; the Return to Freedom Project, which includes numerous pro bono projects to secure reduction of excessive sentences and other back end relief; various strategic initiatives to promote sentencing reform and the trial penalty and ongoing efforts to oppose overcriminalization; Public Defense Scholarships to support training for public defenders and court-appointed counsel; and so much more! 

A portion of the proceeds raised during this event will go toward the NFCJ's Albert J. Krieger Memorial Fund.  This fund was established to support work that will honor his memory and commitment to excellence within the criminal defense bar.

The NFCJ is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation. All contributions, minus any tangible benefit, are tax-deductible as allowed by law. 



Sentinels of Truth

Nina Ginsberg
Stephen Ross Johnson
Justin Rosas
Barry Scheck

Protectors of Civil Rights

Todd Pugh, Brett Balmer, Jonathan Brayman
Andrea Lyon, Lauren Matteini, Alexandria Miceli
Catharine O'Daniel, Chelsey Van Overmeiren,Tony Thedford and
Steven Weinberg

Advocates of Change

Susan Van Dusen, Bozorgi Law, PLLC, Miami FL
Nellie King
Neal & Pat Sonnett
Jeff Weiner

Patrons of Freedom

Andrew S. Birrell
Michael J. Rosen, Katrina Daniel
C. Melissa Owen
Martin Weinberg


Brian H. Bieber, Gray Robinson, P.A.
Deborah Bussell The Bussel Philanthropy Associates
Law offices of Larry S. Davis
Jude Faccidomo, Ratzan & Faccidomo, LLC
Fred Haddad
Michael Heiskell
Michael Iacopino, Brennan Lenehan Iacopino & Hickey
Marci & Ben LaBranche
Gerald Lefcourt
David O. Markus
Sonya Pfeiffer, David Rudolf & Rudolf Widenhouse
Marty Pinales
Larry Pozner
David Rothman, Rothman & Associates, P.A.
Kathleen Stilling & Jerome Buting
Brian Tannebaum
Vicki Young
Lawrence Zimmerman and the Coleman B Zimmerman Memorial Fund

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