OBA Award for Excellence in Insurance Law - Call for Nominations

  • 10 décembre 2013

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
Email: mpun@oba.org