Call for nominations for the 2020 Sidney B. Linden Award. This award is named in honour of LAO’s first Board Chair. It is given by Legal Aid Ontario to pay tribute to an individual who has demonstrated a long-standing commitment to helping low income people in Ontario, and who has given his or her time, expertise and/or service to ensuring access to justice.

If you know an exceptional individual who fits this description, please consider nominating him or her for the 2020 Sidney B. Linden Award.

Everyone is eligible, including lawyers in the private sector, LAO employees, Community Legal Clinic and SLASS staff, academics and non-lawyers. Prior award recipients include the late Professor Dianne Martin, Paul D. Copeland, Robert J. Kellerman, Barbara Jackman, Michael Bossin, Peter Kirby, Chip O’ Connor, William Sullivan, Bob Richardson, Ryan Peck, Grace Pluchino, Mary Birdsell and our own Timothy Lutes.

For further information about, and nomination forms for the Sidney B. Linden Award, please visit our website at:

Please note that nominations close Friday, October 30, 2020 at 5pm.

8:45 am - 1:00 pm

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Call for nominations for the 2020 Sidney B. Linden Award


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