Outstanding Ontario legal professionals honoured at 2019 Law Society Awards ceremony
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.