Law Society of Alberta/CBA announces 2023 Distinguished Service Awards

By Law Society of Albrta

The Distinguished Service Awards celebrate excellence in the legal profession. Jointly awarded by the Canadian Bar Association – Alberta Branch and the Law Society of Alberta, these prestigious awards recognize the many outstanding contributions Alberta lawyers make to the profession, the community, legal scholarship, pro bono legal service, and in advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in the legal profession.

Members of the legal community being recognized this year include:

  • Service to the Profession: Robert D. McDonald, KC
  • Service to the Community: H. Markham Silver, QC (*awarded posthumously)
  • Pro Bono Legal Service: Howard J. Sniderman, KC
  • Service in Promoting Equity, Diversity & Inclusion: Patricia L. Blocksom, KC, AOE

The in-person event will take place in Calgary on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2023, at 11:30 a.m.

Visit the CBA website for more information and to purchase tickets.

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