About: William J. Simpson Distinguished Paralegal Award

Posted: 05/22/2013

William J. Simpson Distinguished Paralegal AwardThe Distinguished Paralegal Award was created in 2011 to recognize a paralegal who has demonstrated one or more of the following attributes:

  • 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;
  • personal character that brings credit to the paralegal profession

The award was renamed at the end of May 2014 to honour William J. Simpson and his outstanding contribution to the implementation of paralegal regulation by the Law Society.

Past Recipients

W. Paul Dray, 2015

Paula Stamp, 2014

Elaine Page, 2013

Brian J. Lawrie, 2012