Congratulations to the successful lawyers and law students who were presented with their awards at the Rosewater Room in Toronto.
President’s Award – Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF)
General Counsel Chapter Award – Doris Stamml, Chief Legal Counsel at Ernst & Young
The Lerners LLP/WLAO Elizabeth Grace Emerging Leaders Award recognizes women in law who are emerging leaders in their fields.
2017 recipient – Lianna Yeung, Manager, Legal Counsel at Capital One Bank
Aird & Berlis LLP/WLAO Equality Award is designed to recognize a woman law student who has dedicated her time and talents to advancing equality rights.
2017 recipient – Yadesha Satheaswaran, Osgoode Hall Law School
The Avril A. Farlam Advocacy Award is designed to recognize outstanding participation in the legal clinic program of any one of the Ontario law schools.
2017 recipient – Shani Ocquaye, Osgoode Hall Law School
The Honourable Sandra Chapnik Women-in-Law Award recognizes remarkable female law students who exemplify the drive and determination to achieve a law degree after having spent quality time in the workforce.
2017 recipient – Emily Finnie, Osgoode Hall Law School
The Torkin Manes LLP/ WLAO Trailblazer Award recognizes a female law student for her leadership role in business and the law.
2017 recipient – Precia Darshan, Queen’s University, Faculty of Law
Pictures from our Gala evening will be available shortly.
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