Congratulations to Peter Chiarelli (’91) on Olympic Men’s Hockey Victory!
The Common Law Section congratulates Peter Chiarelli (’91) for his role as part of the Management Group for Canada’s gold medal-winning men’s hockey team at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
Congratulations to the Honourable Albert Roy (’65) on his Retirement
The Common Law Section wishes a heartfelt to alumnus, supporter and friend of the law school, the Honourable Albert Roy (’65), who is retiring from the Superior Court of Justice of Ontario this month.
Nicholas Hersh Presents Paper on Sexual Minority Refugee Claimants
Programme de droit canadien graduate Nicholas Hersh (’13) was selected to present a paper at the 7th annual Canadian Law Student Conference hosted by the Windsor Review of Legal and Social Issues
. The conference is the only annual law conference in Canada solely dedicated to the presentation and discussion of academic works by law students.
Lanni Marchant Appears in Canadian Lawyer
Common Law alumnus Lanni Marchant ('11), was recently profiled
on the Canadian Lawyer
impressive career as a lawyer by day and reigning Canadian record-holder in the
women’s marathon by night.
The Honourable Marc R. Labrosse (’94) Appointed to Superior Court
The Honourable Marc R. Labrosse (’94), formerly a lawyer with Vice Hunter Labrosse LLP in Ottawa, has been appointed a judge of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Ottawa), effective January 31, 2014.
Catharine MacKinnon Honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award
On January 3, 2014, Honorary Doctorate, Catherine MacKinnon was named this year’s recipient of the AALS Section on Women in Legal Education's Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lifetime Achievement Award, at the Annual Meeting Section Luncheon in New York.
Deanna Ludowicz (’91) and Timothy McGee (’85) Earn Q.C. Designation
Common Law graduates Deanna Ludowicz (’91) and Timothy McGee (’85) have both been awarded the honorary title of Queen’s Counsel (Q.C.) by the Ministry of Justice for British Columbia.
Montreal Canadiens’ COO Kevin Gilmore (’87) Profiled in uOttawa’s Tabaret
Common Law National Program graduate Kevin Gilmore (’87), Chief Operating Officer of the NHL’s Montreal Canadiens, was recently profiled in uOttawa’s Tabaret
magazine in an article entitled “From Hollywood to the Habs.”
JD-MBA Graduate Harley Finkelstein ('09) Speaks at Best Ottawa Business Awards as Shopify Soars
Harley Finkelstein (’09), a graduate of the uOttawa JD-MBA program, and chief platform officer of Ottawa start-up Shopify
, recently gave an inspirational speech at the Best Ottawa Business Awards (BOBs)
, highlighting his personal journey as an entrepreneur. Meanwhile his company, Shopify, has made local headlines.