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About Our Awards
Each year, the Awards Committee of the CCLA selects winners for the following awards:
We also annually celebrate the 50th anniversary of our members Call to the Bar with our 50 Years at the Bar Umbrellas ceremony.
Nominations for our awards are not currently being accepted. The next nomination period will be in January 2018.
The Carleton Medal is given to a lawyer (including a retired lawyer, judge, former judge, or paralegal) who is most deserving of recognition for great diligence, high ideals and outstanding leadership in the practice of law throughout his/her career. Those who will receive the medal will have made a significant contribution to the profession of law, whether as a solicitor in effectively performing services in that position, as a barrister in attaining an excellent reputation in the courts, as an academic, or for a single act of notable distinction that advances the ideals of the profession. The medal will be awarded only to a member or former member of the County of Carleton Law Association.
For a full list of our Carleton Medal recipients, please click here.
Congratulations to Jacques A. Emond (left) and Lynn H. Hardnen (right), the 2016 Carleton Medal recipients!
The Gordon F. Henderson Award is presented to a lawyer (including a retired lawyer, a judge, a former judge, or a paralegal) who has made a significant contribution to the welfare of the community by performing charitable services on behalf of the community. In recognition of the recipient’s their great dedication and high ideals in service to the community, a $1,000 donation will be made by the CCLA, on the recipient’s behalf, to a charity of the recipient's choice. The award will be given only to a member or former member of the County of Carleton Law Association.
For a full list of our Gordon F. Henderson Award recipients, please click here.
Congratulations to Jonathan M. Richardson, the 2016 Gordon F. Henderson Award recipient!
The County of Carleton Law Association (CCLA) established the Regional Senior Justice (RSJ) Award in 2003 to honour a lawyer in practice ten (10) years or less who has made an outstanding contribution as a litigator or as a solicitor within the profession through his/her excellence as a professional, as well as outside the profession by making an outstanding contribution to the community. The RSJ Award will be awarded only to a member or former member of the County of Carleton Law Association.
For a full list of our Regional Senior Justice Award recipients, please click here.
Congratulations to Erin Lepine, the 2016 Regional Senior Justice Award recipient!
The Abe Feinstein Award is given to a solicitor who has distinguished him or herself throughout his or her career by exemplary service to the Association and to the profession and has shown commitment to the community. This will be awarded only to a member or former member of the County of Carleton Law Association.
For a full list of our Abe Feinstein Solicitor Award recipients, please click here.
Congratulations to Nancy Cook Johnson (middle), the 2016 Abe Feinstein Award recipient!
Each year at our Annual General Meeting, we celebrate those members of the CCLA who celebrated the 50th anniversary of their Call in the previous year. Celebrants receive an engraved umbrella to mark the occasion, and also officially become honourary members of the Association.
Congratulations to our "Class of 1966"!
The terms of reference for the Awards Committee can be found here. Current committee members can be found below.