Margaret Ross (’74) honoured at 2011 Canadian General Counsel Awards
Alumna Margaret Ross (’74) was honoured with the Litigation Management Award at the 2011 Canadian General Counsel Awards held at the Four Seasons in Toronto.
Julie Lauzon (’07) Appointed Justice of the Peace in Timmins
Common Law graduate Julie Lauzon (’07) has been appointed as a Justice of the Peace to the Ontario Court of Justice, assigned to Timmins in the Northeast Region.
Professor Maureen McTeer (’77) to co-chair National Expert Commission
Professor Maureen McTeer
(’77) will co-chair the Canadian Nurses Association
’s National Expert Commission on health system improvement, entitled “The Health of Our Nation – The Future of our Health System.”
The Honourable Louise Charron (’75) Announces Retirement from Supreme Court
The Honourable Justice Louise Charron (’75) has served notice to Canada’s Minister of Justice, Robert Nicholson, announcing that she will retire from the Supreme Court of Canada effective August 30, 2011.
David Nahwegahbow (’80) and Carol Shamess (’77) Awarded Law Society Medals
Common Law alumni David Nahwegahbow, I.P.C. (’80; Honour Society 2010) and Carol Shamess (’77) have each been awarded the Law Society Medal
by the Law Society of Upper Canada.
In Memoriam: The Honourable Justice Richard Lajoie (’72)
Common Law graduate, the Honourable Justice Richard Lajoie (’72) died on Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at the age of 62.
In memoriam – James R. Loken (’78)
It was with profound sadness that the Faculty of Law learned of the passing of Common Law alumnus, James Loken, who passed away on May 14, 2011 at the age of 63.
Common Law Honour Society 2011 Call for Nominations
Do you know a uOttawa Common Law graduate who you would like to nominate for induction into the Common Law Honour Society? Established in 2003, the Common Law Honour Society is the Common Law Section's most prestigious alumni distinction. It is our intention to continue to honour an additional three or four graduates every year, but we need your help.
In Memoriam: William “Bill” Burrows (’67)
It was with deep sadness that the Faculty of Law learned of the death of the William “Bill” Burrows (’67), who passed away peacefully on April 26, 2011 at the age of 67.