Melville, NY - November 13, 2015 - Financial attorney and Life & Debt Author Leslie Tayne of Melville and of Melville-headquartered Tayne Law Group, P.C. was recently presented the Professional Partnership Award by L.I Against Domestic Violence of Central Islip during its Gatsby Gala at the Watermill in Smithtown in recognition of her outstanding dedication to supporting women, children and pets affected by domestic violence.
“As honored as I am to have received the Professional Partnership Award from L.I. Against Domestic Violence, it is an honor to have the opportunity to offer my financial expertise and services to help the organization further its mission in supporting the many Long Island women and men domestic violence survivors as well as those who are being victimized,” says Tayne.
An active supporter of L.I. Against Domestic Violence for over five years, Tayne has contributed to the agency in a number of ways, including monetary donations, lending free professional counsel, sponsoring its Pet Walk/Paws for a Cause, attending agency events and serving on the agency’s various committees. Additionally, Tayne has volunteered her expertise to meet with the agency’s clients for helping to address and offer solutions on issues relating to consumer debt, bankruptcy avoidance and financial abuse.
L.I. Against Domestic Violence Executive Director Colleen Merlo says Tayne has been an asset for the agency and its clients. “Leslie uses her time and talents in way that helps our organization advance within the financial support services that the men and women who come to us are in such need of,” comments Merlo. “Her workshops are always well received by our clients. As a frequent guest speaker, Leslie not only provides our clients with insight and hope for reclaiming their financial independence and but also offers them free consultations for empowering them with the ability to examine their situations and explore options for solution.”
Beyond volunteering with L.I. Against Domestic Violence, Tayne is also actively involved with several other public service organizations. She currently serves as Chair for the Nassau County Bar Association’s Attorney Accountant Committee, Vice Chair of the Advisory Council to the Nassau Suffolk Legal Services, Treasurer of the Jewish Lawyers Association and is a volunteer puppy raiser with the Guide Dog Foundation of Smithtown.
Founded on Long Island in 1976, L.I. Against Domestic Violence is committed to the empowerment of victims and survivors of domestic violence through supportive services including hotline, counseling, vocational training, emergency shelter, prevention and education resources, and legal advocacy. Since its establishment, L.I. Against Domestic Violence has expanded to offer a holistic array of services to address all aspects of both female and male victims' lives – including counseling, courtroom advocacy, legal assistance, vocational and financial training, as well as healing through yoga. Its support is provided in over 120 languages.
Led by Financial Attorney and Author of Amazon best-seller nonfiction book, Life & Debt, Leslie H. Tayne, Esq., Melville, NY-headquartered Tayne Law Group, P.C is one of the few New York State practices offering a sole concentration in debt resolution and bankruptcy alternatives. Since its establishment in 2001 under its original name, “Law Offices of Leslie H. Tayne P.C.,” the firm has expanded with offices now in Manhattan, NY as well as Westchester County’s White Plains and Mount Kisco. Tayne Law Group, P.C. is dedicated to regularly assisting thousands of individuals and businesses with the management and resolution of their unsecured debts. For more information, please call 631-470-8204 or visit online.