In addition to donating time to local groups and organizations throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania, Hinkle, Fingles & Prior supports the work of several statewide not-for-profit organizations.
Maria Fischer, Esq. has been appointed to the board of directors of Special Olympics NJ.
Herbert D. Hinkle has been appointed to the board of PLAN, NJ, where Ira M. Fingles also serves as board member emeritus.
Team Hinkle, Fingles & Prior Raises Over $3,000 for Special Olympics New Jersey – A team of 52 employees, family members and friends from the firm took part in Special Olympics’ Jingle All the Way ‘fun run’ to raise money for Special Olympics New Jersey. Together, they collected over $3,000 in donations. The team was led by Maria Fischer, an attorney with the firm whose daughter, Traci, is an SONJ athlete.
“As a long-time corporate partner with SONJ, we are extremely proud to have such a large turnout for this year’s event. Two of our employees have children who are Special Olympics athletes. They, along with the other SONJ athletes on our team, are an inspiration to us all and serve to remind us of our firm’s mission,” said S. Paul Prior, Esq., a partner with the firm. More than 500 participants took part in the 2012 Jingle All the Way, raising $30,000 for Special Olympics New Jersey. For more information, visit www.sonj.org.
Andrew Linenberg, Esq. has been appointed to the Special Needs Committee of Jewish Family and Children’s Services of South Jersey (JFCS). There, he will be working to support the organization’s outreach and services to seniors and those with a range of disabilities. JFCS, located in Cherry Hill, provides comprehensive, caring social service to those of all ages, faiths and economic backgrounds who live in Camden, Burlington and Gloucester Counties in Southern New Jersey. “I am deeply honored to have this opportunity to give back to the community, and be part of an organization with such an important mission,” said Linenberg.
Hinkle, Fingles & Prior is proud to support ASAH, New Jersey’s network of private schools serving students with disabilities and their families. As part of the effort, the firm will help ASAH launch an initiative designed to support effective transition from school to adult life, with workshops, IEP clinics, webinars and other services at ASAH member schools statewide. The firm will also be underwriting a scholarship for a graduate of an ASAH school. Pictured above: ASAH Executive Director, Gerard T. Theirs, left, ASAH Board President, Dr. Dorothy K. Van Horn, center, and S. Paul Prior, Esq., right, at ASAH’s offices on the occasion of the announcement of the organizations’ Transition Initiative.To learn more, go to www.asah.org, or call ASAH at 609-890-1400.
The Eden Family of Programs recently recognized Herbert Hinkle for his work on behalf of children and adults with autism. At right, Herb joins staff at Eden Family of Programs’ group home, Hinkle House, named in his honor.
Hinkle, Fingles & Prior attorneys, staff and their families helped raise awareness by participating in the Autism Speaks Walk, held at Mercer County Park in Hamilton, NJ, earlier this fall. Pictured left: Donna Koscos, left, S. Paul Prior, Esq., center, and Maria Fischer, Esq., right, on hand with information for walk participants on event day.
This spring, Hinkle, Fingles and Prior donated more than 3,000 copies of its booklet, Health Care Advocacy Across the Lifespan, to SPAN, the Statewide Parent Advocacy Network. This is the second printing of the popular booklets.
Herbert D. Hinkle, Esq. and his wife Patricia have established an ongoing scholarship at Rutgers School of Law, Camden for students who participate in public interest work involving people with disabilities and/or estate planning. Mr. Hinkle is an adjunct professor of law at Rutgers Law School, Camden, where he teaches trusts and estates, and estate planning.
The attorneys helped Autism New Jersey, formerly COSAC, launch the Autism New Jersey Foundation. They are proud to be charter supporters of that foundation.
The firm supports Special Olympics New Jersey as a bronze level sponsor.
The firm is proud to support the work of the Arc of New Jersey as an annual sponsor of their Walkathon.
The attorneys regularly provide speaking and workshop services at no charge to parents, family groups and organizations in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Click here to learn more about speaker and workshop services we offer.