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Outstanding Ontario legal professionals honoured at 2019 Law Society Awards ceremony

May 23, 2019

Outstanding members of Ontario's legal professions were recognized for their career achievements and contributions to their communities at the annual Law Society Awards ceremony on May 22, 2019, at Osgoode Hall in Toronto.

“These 12 recipients have shown exemplary vision, commitment and leadership, and it was an honour to present them with the Law Society’s highest awards of recognition,” said Law Society Treasurer Malcolm Mercer.

The Law Society Medal was presented to: Aldo Braida (Guelph/Acton), Tom Curry (Toronto), Professor Jeffery Hewitt (Rama), Cheryl Milne (Toronto), Guy Pratte (Toronto), Professor Carol Rogerson (Toronto), Susan Ursel (Toronto), and Frank Walwyn (Toronto).

Former Attorney General Yasir Naqvi (Ottawa) received the 2019 Lincoln Alexander Award. Pamela Cross (Kingston) received the Laura Legge Award.

The J. Shirley Denison Award was presented to Amanda Ross (Toronto), and the William J. Simpson Distinguished Paralegal Award was presented to Jennifer Gravel Vanasse (Ottawa).

More information about the Law Society medals and awards is available online.

The Law Society regulates lawyers and paralegals in Ontario in the public interest. The Law Society has a mandate to protect the public interest, to maintain and advance the cause of justice and the rule of law, to facilitate access to justice for the people of Ontario and act in a timely, open and efficient manner.

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