Call for nominations for the Sidney B. Linden Award

Posted: Friday, September 5, 2014

It’s once again time to send in your nominations for the Sidney B. Linden Award! The deadline for submissions is Friday, October 10, 2014.

Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) created the Sidney B. Linden Award to honour exceptional individuals who have demonstrated a longstanding commitment to helping low-income people, and given their time, expertise, and/or service to ensuring access to justice in Ontario.

Who’s eligible?

Lawyers in the private sector, LAO employees, people who work at a community legal clinic or Student Legal Aid Society (SLASS), academics, paralegals and other professionals are all eligible.

Past recipients

Prior award recipients include the late Professor Dianne Martin, Paul Copeland, Robert J. Kellermann, Barbara Jackman, Michael Bossin, Peter Kirby and Fergus J. (Chip) O’Connor.

Nominate someone!

Do you know an exceptional person who meets our criteria? Please consider nominating them. Get the nomination form.

Learn more about the Sidney B. Linden Award


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