Precedent Setter Awards nominees // Wanted

Know someone in the legal community who deserves some recognition?

By Precedent

On Thursday January 12th, 2012

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 The Precedent Setter Awards are back.

We want to recognize lawyers called between 2001 and 2011 who excel and show leadership in their practices and their communities.

Nominations are being accepted at the Precedent office from now until Feb. 7, 2012.

2011 winners included:

  • Karima Kanani, a partner at Miller Thomson LLP and co-author of the popular textbook Essential Law for Social Work Practice in Canada.
  • Mercedes Perez, an associate at Swadron Associates who spent a vacation on a fact-finding mission in El Salvador investigating a series of murders near proposed gold mines.
  • RenĂ©e Maria Tremblay, acting legal officer, Chambers of the Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Canada, who was the sole Canadian contributor to the 9th edition of Black’s Law Dictionary.

Know someone whose first decade as a lawyer deserves some recognition? Think of colleagues, co-workers and friends who might be great candidates and nominate them today.

>> Click here for all the details

We’ll announce the winners in the Summer 2012 edition of Precedent.