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FINAL REMINDER – Submissions for Law Society Honours and Awards


Dear Law Society Members:

The Honours and Awards Committee is seeking submissions for the following:

Degree of Doctor of Laws
Awarded to persons who have had a distinguished career in the law, are of unimpeachable good character and have a reputation for high professional integrity and honesty. The recipient should also have significant accomplishments in his or her professional career, significant volunteer contributions or significant contributions to the betterment of the law or improvement of the justice system.

Gordon M. Stirling Distinguished Service Award
Open to members and former members who have made a significant contribution to the Law Society, legal profession or administration of justice and to the public/community.

Jean Bruneau, OC, Certificate of Merit
Open to lay persons who have made a substantial contribution to the Law Society through years of service on Benchers or in some other capacity, or to the legal profession or administration of justice.

Further descriptions and requirements for each of these Honours are found in the section of the Law Society website “For Lawyers” under “Service to the Profession”. The link is

Please forward the names of any nominees, on or before March 15, 2019, to the Chair of the Honours and Awards Committee, Rebecca Redmond MacLean at: