CDL is proud to announce that nominations for the Lee Samis Award of Excellence, the Richard B Lindsay QC Exceptional Young Lawyer Award and the Philippa G. Samworth Award for Advancement of Women in the Legal Profession (NEW!) are now open. Applications are available on the CDL website or through the links below.
The Lee Samis Award of Excellence, named for the founding President of CDL, recognizes 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.
The Richard B Lindsay QC Exceptional Young Lawyer 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.