The Young Lawyers Division of the Canadian Defence Lawyers was created to meet the needs of young defence lawyers.
The YLD Committee is dedicated to providing professional development opportunities to young lawyers through professional and social networking with lawyers and industry professionals and continuing legal education programs geared at the needs of young lawyers.
If you are Young Lawyer (ten years of call or less), this Division of the Canadian Defence Lawyers is for you.
Young Lawyer Twitter: @CDLyounglawyer
CDL Young Lawyers Committee Chair: Erin Durant, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
LinkedIn Link: https://www.linkedin.com/in/erindurant42/
Twitter Link: @ErinDurant42
CDL Board Member and Young Lawyer Liaison: Andrea Lim, Dutton Brock
LinkedIn Link: https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrea-lim-979b83101/
Twitter Link: @andraesit
RICHARD B. LINDSAY QC EXCEPTIONAL YOUNG LAWYER AWARD
Named in honour of a Past President of CDL this Canadian Defence Lawyers Award recognizes exceptional contributions by a Young Lawyer member of CDL:
to the legal profession in general; or
to jurisprudence in Canada; or
to Canadian Defence Lawyers and its membership; or
service to the community at large.
Any CDL member in good standing who is a Young Lawyer (ten years of call or less) is eligible for the award (except a member of the current Executive). The award will be presented at the Annual General Meeting.
2017 Exceptional Young Lawyer Award Winner – Jason Frost, Schultz Frost LLP