Rochester, NY, May 4, 2015 - Trevett Cristo Salzer & Andolina, P.C., a Rochester, NY-based law firm with expertise across a broad range of commercial and personal practice areas, is pleased to announce that Josie M. Sheppard, associate attorney, has been awarded the William E. McKnight Volunteer Service Award.

“I am honored to receive this award,” said Sheppard. “And, I am thankful for the opportunity to make a difference in my community through my volunteerism.”

Recipients of the award are selected based on their involvement with pro bono casework and commitment to equal justice.

Sheppard specializes in litigation, commercial litigation, insurance defense and personal injury at Trevett Cristo. She has Bar Accreditation in New York State and, due to her significant performance of pro bono legal services, she has been recognized as an Empire State Counsel Honoree. She graduated cum laude from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law.