The CBA Legal Aid Liaison Committee is proud to announce Deanna Ludowicz as a recipient of the Legal Aid Leader Award

  • November 12, 2012

Deanna LudowiczOur most recent Legal Aid Leader, Deanna Ludowicz has spent her legal career assisting clients in need. She has built a reputation as an advocate for those who have no advocate and for encouraging others to promote and defend the legal aid system.

Ms. Ludowicz has been involved with every level of legal aid in British Columbia; as a staff lawyer at the Upper Skeena Counseling and Legal Aid Society in Hazelton, B.C. and in Grand Forks, as a sole practitioner, as a Legal Services Society Area Director and as a local agent. In 2009 she was appointed to the Board of Legal Services Society by the Law Society of British Columbia, serving as vicechair of the society (2010-11) and member of the executive committee.

Ms. Ludowicz actively contributes to her community through her volunteer activities, as a member of the Provincial Council of the Canadian Bar Association-BC Branch, as the Director of the Abbeyfield Centennial Housing Society which provides housing to seniors in need, by teaching law courses at the local college and by giving lectures in wills and estates law for the “peoples’ law school.”

Prior to launching her legal career, Ms. Ludowicz spent ten years as an anthropologist and archaeologist working with aboriginal groups in northern B.C. Her discovery of a 6,000 year old arrow head helped bolster the land claims of the Gitxsan First Nation.

Legal Aid Leader: Deanna Ludowicz

Legal Aid Leader: Deanna Ludowicz