Holly E. DiCesare, associate in the Pittsburgh office of Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP is the recipient of the Nora Barry Fischer Award for 2011. The Nora Barry Fischer Award serves to recognize an attorney within the Firm who has given back to the legal profession and the community at large.
Ms. DiCesare has shown great commitment to both the legal profession and the community through her involvement in numerous organizations. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Washington City Mission, as social services organization in Washington County which provides critically needed goods and services to the homeless, poor, and needy of Western Pennsylvania. She is an active member of both the American Bar Assoication and the Allegheny County Bar Association’s Young Lawyers’ Division, where she serves on the Public Services Committee. In addition, Ms. DiCesare is a member of the Shadyside Action Coalition which is comprised of homeowners and renters who have an interest in maintaining and improving the quality of life in Shadyside by assisting neighbors, facilitating discussions regarding development in the area, and promoting awareness of public safety and crime prevention in the community.