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Dinner to honour Patricia Armstrong, QC – Vancouver, November 6, 2018
Recipient of the 2018 Lee Samis Award of Excellence
The Board of Directors of Canadian Defence Lawyers invites you to a dinner honouring our 2018 Lee
Samis Award recipient Patricia Armstrong, QC. We hope that you and your colleagues in the defence
bar and the insurance community will join us to recognize her achievements at an enjoyable and
entertaining evening at Al Porto, 321 Water St, Vancouver, BC.
Cocktails begin at 6:30 for dinner at 7:15 (business attire).
The Lee Samis Award of Excellence was named for the founding President of CDL to recognize exceptional contributions and/or achievements by members of CDL:
- to the legal profession in general; or
- to jurisprudence in Canada on the law of insurance; or
- to law or development of the law of insurance in Canada; or
- a significant law-related benefit to CDL and/or the insurance industry.
Pat Armstrong, QC was most recently one of the most experienced civil litigators at Lindsay LLP. Her practice focused exclusively on defending the interests of individuals and companies against personal injury claims, with an emphasis on matters that involve complex issues such as traumatic brain injury, autoimmune diseases, psychiatric conditions, Family Compensation Act claims and U.M.P. arbitrations. Pat appeared before all levels of court in British Columbia. An accomplished trial lawyer, leader, mentor and role-model, Pat dedicated tremendous energy to raising the level of professional excellence in the insurance bar.
Pat is a past president of Canadian Defence Lawyers, a past Chair of DRI International, served on the boards of other respected legal associations and presented countless continuing education seminars on their behalf, both nationally and internationally. She organized and participated in mentoring programs sponsored by professional organizations such as the Canadian Bar Association. She also built informal mentoring relationships with many colleagues, enjoying the opportunity to share experiences among a diverse cross section of professionals.
CDL is delighted to honour Pat - please join us in celebrating Pat’s award.
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