Call for 2022 nominations for the Sidney B. Linden Award

Published: September 13, 2022

Updated: November 15, 2022

It’s time to send in your nominations for the Sidney B. Linden Award! The deadline for submission is Friday, January 20, 2023, at 5:00 p.m.

The award is named after Justice Sidney B. Linden, the first chair of Legal Aid Ontario (LAO), who has been involved with legal aid for over 37 years. 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 is eligible?

  • Lawyers in the private sector
  • Community legal clinic staff
  • People who work at a Student Legal Aid Services Society
  • Paralegals
  • Academics
  • LAO staff lawyers and employees
  • Other professionals

Nominate someone!

Please consider nominating someone you know by completing the nomination form and sending it to LAO’s Communications department.

NOTE: At this time, LAO is unable to accept hard copy submissions. All submissions will need to be emailed with .doc or .pdf files. These can be sent to us either as email attachments or as a link to a Google Drive folder. (Dropbox cannot be used).

For more information contact:
Feroneh Neil
Communications and Stakeholder Relations