Jeffrey D. Forchelli and Stephen E. Pegalis Honored by the Nassau County Bar Association at the WE CARE Fund’s Annual Golf and Tennis Classic

Uniondale, NY – July 27, 2015 – Jeffrey D. Forchelli of Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo & Terrana and Steven E. Pegalis of Pegalis & Erickson were honored at the Nassau County Bar Association WE CARE Fund’s annual  Stephen W. Schlissel Golf and Tennis Classic. More than 400 lawyers, judges and business and civic leaders participated at this event, which each year raises more than $250,000 for local charitable causes. The funds are distributed through grants to improve the quality of life for children, the elderly and others in need throughout Nassau County. In the 26 years since the founding of the We Care Fund, Nassau County attorneys have raised more than $3 million for more than 100 local charitable causes.

About the Nassau County Bar Association

Founded in 1899, the Nassau County Bar Association is the leader in providing legal information and community service on Long Island. NCBA consists of private and public attorneys, judges, legal educators and law students who demonstrate their commitment to the community by offering a variety of services for the public, including lawyer referral services, mortgage foreclosure, Sandy recovery and senior citizen legal clinics; judicial screening and public education programs.  The We Care Fund, part of the Nassau Bar Foundation, NCBA’s charitable arm, assists children, the elderly and others in need, through countless projects and donations.  For more information, call (516) 747-4070 (language translation available), email, or visit

Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo & Terrana LLP

Founded in 1976, Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo, & Terrana LLP is one of Long Island’s most acclaimed and distinguished law firms. Headquartered in Uniondale, NY, the Firm is conveniently located for clients in Nassau and Suffolk. The Firm employs 60 attorneys who provide counsel to a broad range of clients, including national, regional and local businesses, major real estate developers and organizations, banks, insurance companies, municipalities, educational institutions, and individuals. Personal attention and quality representation that is both practical and cost-effective are hallmarks of the Firm’s policy towards clients.

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