The deadline for nominations for the Sidney B. Linden Award has been extended!

Published: January 17, 2023

It’s not too late to nominate someone for the Sidney B. Linden award! The deadline to nominate someone for the Sidney B. Linden award has been extended to February 10, 2023.

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 Kirsten Vanstone.

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:
Kirsten Vanstone
Executive Assistant
vanstok@lao.on.ca