White Rock Lawyer Honoured at American Trial Lawyers Convention
Congratulations to Joseph M. Prodor who won a 2001 Public Service Award at the Association of Trial Lawyers of America winter convention in February. Mr. Prodor was presented the award “in recognition of immense service to victims of insurance industry wrongful conduct.”
National 2002 Awards: Many Areas of Recognition
Has a friend or colleague gone above and beyond the call of duty? Do you know someone who deserves recognition? Well here’s your opportunity to tell them how you feel and nominate them for one of the CBA’s prestigious awards. The nomination deadlines are approaching quickly, so don’t delay. For more information on any of the following awards, please visit www.cba.org/awards.
The Touchstone Award recognizes an individual who has made a significant contribution to the nation in the area of equality in the legal profession or legal community; has undertaken a national initiative to advance equality; and is connected to the legal profession, community of the judiciary - Deadline: April 17, 2002
The Ramon John Hnatyshyn Award for Law recognizes outstanding contribution to the law or legal scholarship in Canada - Deadline: April 30, 2002
The Louis St-Laurent Award recognizes distinguished or exceptional service to the objectives and goals of the CBA - Deadline: April 30, 2002
The Honourable Walter S. Tarnopolsky Human Rights Award recognizes a resident of Canada who has made an outstanding contribution to domestic or international human rights - Deadline: April 30, 2002.
The John Tait Award of Excellence recognizes a public sector lawyer who - or law office that - has achieved the highest standards of professional conduct and competence, has made significant contributions to social justice or community affairs, and exemplifies pre-eminent public service - Deadline: May 15, 2002
The Young Lawyer’s Pro Bono Award recognizes outstanding pro bono legal services to the community by a young lawyer in Canada - Deadline: May 15, 2002.
Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Conference (SOGIC) Awards recognize excellence within the Canadian legal profession in advancing the cause of equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered and two-spirited people - Deadline: May 31, 2002
This article was published in the April 2002 issue of BarTalk. © 2002 The Canadian Bar Association. All rights reserved.