Awards & Recognition


Each year, we proudly honour excellence in the legal profession

Our annual National Awards celebrate individual excellence, outstanding achievements and superior contributions to the association and the legal profession. We also recognize industry excellence through other awards, fellowships and recognition programs.

If you know someone who has made a difference, we welcome your nominations.

Categories include:

Bill Miller Memorial Award

The Bill Miller Memorial Award was established by the CBA Competition Law and Foreign Investment Review Section in memory of the late William (Bill) Miller, former General Counsel of the Competition Bureau Legal Services division of the Department...

CBA Air & Space Law Section Student Essay Contest

The CBA Air and Space Law Section has established an essay contest to encourage law students and young lawyers to participate in the activities of the Section and to promote and reward interest in aviation and space law topics.

CBA Business Law Section - The Langlois Prize

The CBA Business Law Section has established English and French Law Student Essay Contests related to general topics in Canadian business law. The objectives of the contest are to promote and reward interest in business law in Canadian law school...

CBA Charities and Not-for-Profit Law Student Essay Contest

The CBA Charites and Not-for-Profit Law Section has established a law student essay contest related to general topics in charities and not-for-profit law. The objectives of the contest are to promote and reward interest in charity and not-for-prof...

CBA Immigration Law Section - Award of Excellence
  • September 13, 2021

The award recognizes a senior member of the CBA Immigration Law Section with a lengthy and distinguished history of achievement of professional excellence while making a significant contribution to the Canadian citizenship, immigration and refugee...

CBA Immigration Law Section - Volunteer Recognition Award
  • June 25, 2021

The volunteer award was established in 2017 and is an informal Section award aimed to recognize significant contributions made by members to the CBA Immigration Law Section. The Award was created in order to encourage members to contribute to the...