In Spring of 2014, the Insurance Law Section of the OBA will present its 8th Annual Award for Excellence in Insurance Law. The Award was created to recognize and thank outstanding members of the Ontario Bar Association for their exceptional achievements, distinguished service and contributions in the following areas:
The development of insurance law through advocacy, teaching, writing or legislative reform;
Leadership in the profession and particularly of lawyers practicing insurance law;
Maintaining the highest standards of professional competence as well as the highest levels of honesty, integrity and civility;
Enhancement of the profession of law and the well being of the community.
The award recipient is confirmed by the Executive Committee of the Insurance Law section of the Ontario Bar Association, which is assisted in its deliberations by a Nomination and Selection Committee comprised of the Chair, Vice-Chair, Past Chair, and at least three other members selected from the profession at large. (Members of the Section Executive and the Board are not eligible for the award.)
Members of the OBA are invited to nominate candidates for the Award by providing a summary of the candidate’s qualities, contributions and achievements in the field of Insurance Law under the selection criteria described above. *All eligible candidates must be an OBA member.
Please send your nomination and a letter of recommendation, by Thursday, January 23, 2014 5:00 pm, to:
J. Patrick Brown
Chair, Insurance Law Section
Ontario Bar Association
c/o Maxine Pun
300-20 Toronto Street
Toronto, Ontario, M5C 2B8
Fax: 416 869-1390