Beverley McLachlin Access to Justice Award Committee

MANDATE: The Award, named for The Honourable Beverley McLachlin, former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada, is to be awarded to a judge or a member of the bar in the United States or Canada, whether or not a Fellow of the College, who has played an exceptional role in creating and promoting access to justice.  The Award will recognize innovative measures or extraordinary personal commitment and professional dedication which have enhanced access to justice in the United States or Canada.

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Committee Members

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David E. Ross

Chair

Ross Aronstam & Moritz LLP

Wilmington, DE

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Pasquale Santini

Vice Chair

Kelly Santini LLP

Ottawa, ON

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Antonia M. Apps

Member

Milbank LLP

New York, NY

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Sophie Bourque

Member

Superior Court of Quebec Palais de Justice

Montreal, QC

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Christine A. Carron, Ad. E.

Member

Montreal, QC

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Edwin A. Harnden

Member

Barran Liebman LLP

Portland, OR

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Ian M. Hull

Member

Hull & Hull LLP

Toronto, ON

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Sarah A. Inness

Member

Campbell Gunn Inness Seib

Winnipeg, MB

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Helen H. Low, K.C.

Member

Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP

Vancouver, BC

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Martha McCarthy

Member

Martha McCarthy & Company

Toronto, ON

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Sophie Perreault

Member

Langlois Lawyers

Montreal, QC

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Craig A. Thompson

Member

Venable LLP

Baltimore, MD

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David J. Wachowich, K.C.

Member

Rose LLP

Calgary, AB

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David B. Weinstein

Member

Weinstein Tippetts & Little LLP

Houston, TX

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Charles A. Weiss

Member

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

Saint Louis, MO

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Jason Rogers Williams

Member

Orleans Parish District Attorney

New Orleans, LA

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Bernard Amyot, Ad. E.

Regent

LCM Attorneys Inc.

Montreal, QC