Recently the Law Society announced this years award winners of the Law Society Medal, the Lincoln Alexander Award, the Laura Legge Award and the William J. Simpson Distinguished Paralegal Award.
In a statement the Law Society Treasurer Janet Minor recently said,
The Law Society looks forward to honouring these 11 exceptional legal professionals whose careers represent the highest level of achievement and commitment to serving the public and the professions.The 2015 Law Society Medal recipients are:
- Craig R. Carter, CS
- Prof. Adam M. Dodek
- Susan Eng
- Faisal Joseph
- John B. Laskin
- H. J. Stewart Lavigueur
- E. Patrick Shea, CS
- Chantal Tie
The 2015 Laura Legge Award recipient is Kimberly Murray. This award is presented annually to a female lawyer in Ontario who has exemplified leadership within the profession.
The 2015 William J. Simpson Distinguished Paralegal Award recipient is W. Paul Dray. This award is presented annually to a paralegal in Ontario who has demonstrated one or more of the following characteristics: outstanding professional achievement, contribution to the development of the profession, devotion to professional duties, adherence to best practices and mentoring of others in best practices, a history of community service, or personal character that brings credit to the paralegal profession.
Congratulations to all of the award recipients on the recognition by the Law Society of their respective achievements.