2016 Allard Alumni Association Achievement Awards

The Board of Directors of the Peter A. Allard School of Law Alumni Association recently hosted a special celebration of the many accomplishments of our distinguished fellow alumni on April 27 at the Vancity Theatre. An awards presentation and reception recognized the following distinguished alumni:

Lifetime Achievement Award (co-recipients)

The Honourable Lynn Smith, QC (LLB ‘73, LLD '04) (WATCH VIDEO)

Dr. Constance Isherwood, QC (LLB ‘51, LLD ‘15) (WATCH VIDEO)

This award recognizes an extraordinary individual who has set a high standard for volunteerism, philanthropy and professional accomplishment, and has been an example for all who follow. The recipient must have received a degree from the Allard School of Law at UBC or be an honorary alumnus/alumna.

Alumni Award of Distinction

Mr. Ross Beaty (B.Sc '74, LLB ‘79) (WATCH VIDEO)

The Alumni Award of Distinction recognizes the outstanding achievements of an Allard School of Law at UBC alumnus/alumna whose endeavors in the practice of law, government service, the judiciary, business, legal academe, community service or other areas have brought honor to the school. The recipient need not have previously received public recognition for their endeavors, but must have made a significant contribution to his/her field.

Alumni Award for Research

Professor Bruce MacDougall (WATCH VIDEO)

The Alumni Award for Research recognizes a fulltime faculty member of the Allard School of Law whose research achievements have advanced the Faculty’s reputation as a leading research institution. The recipient need not be an alumnus/alumna of the school.

Outstanding Young Alumnus Award

Ms. Karey Brooks (BA '98, LLB ‘01) (WATCH VIDEO)

This award recognizes an alumnus/alumna of the Allard School of Law at UBC under 40 years of age whose endeavors in the practice of law, government service, the judiciary, business, legal academe, community service or other areas are worthy of recognition and have brought honor to the school.

All proceeds from this event went towards supporting the Allard Alumni Association Student Bursary.  Thank you for your support. Click here to view a selection of photos from the event!

 

Previous Winners

Lifetime Achievement Award

This award recognizes an extraordinary individual who has set a high standard for volunteerism, philanthropy and/or professional accomplishment, and has been an example for all who follow. The recipient must have received a degree from the Allard School of Law at UBC or be an honorary alumnus/alumna.

  • Thomas R. Berger, O.C., Q.C. (2014)
  • The Honourable Lance Finch, L.L.D. (2013)
  • Marvin Storrow Q.C., L.L.D. (2012)
  • Morley Koffman, Q.C. (2011)
  • The Honourable Martin Taylor, Q.C. (2009)
  • The Honourable William Esson (2006)
  • The Honourable Frank Iacobucci, C.C., Q.C., LL.D. (2005)

Alumni Award of Distinction

The Alumni Award of Distinction recognizes the outstanding achievements of an Allard School of Law at UBC alumnus/alumna whose endeavours in the practice of law, government service, the judiciary, business, legal academe, community service or other areas have brought honour to the Faculty. The recipient need not have previously received public recognition for their endeavours, but must have made a significant contribution to his/her field.

  • Michael J. O'Keefe, Q.C. (2014)
  • Anne M. Stewart, Q.C. (2014)
  • Bill Everett Q.C. (2012)
  • Anna Fung Q.C. (2012)
  • Megan Ellis Q.C. (2012)
  • William S. Berardino, Q.C. (2011)
  • Elizabeth M. Vogt, Q.C. (2011)
  • Trudi Brown, Q.C. (2009)
  • Richard Peck, Q.C. (2009)
  • Leonard T. Doust, Q.C. (2008)
  • Sue Paish, Q.C. (2008)
  • Warren T. Wilson, Q.C. (2008)
  • Anne Giardini, Q.C. (2007)
  • Jim Taylor, Q.C. (2007)
  • Justice Christopher Hinkson (2007)
  • Ralston Alexander, Q.C. (2006)
  • Judge Thomas S. Woods (2006)

Alumni Award for Research

The Alumni Award for Research recognizes a fulltime faculty member of the Allard School of Law at UBC whose research achievements have advanced the Faculty’s reputation as a leading research institution. The recipient need not be an alumnus/alumna of the Faculty.

  • Professor David G. Duff (2014)
  • Professor Joost Blom, Q.C. (2012)
  • Dr. Charles Bourne (2011)
  • Professor and Dean Emeritus Bertie McClean, Q.C. (2009)
  • Dr. Catherine Dauvergne (2009)
  • Professor Susan Boyd (2008)
  • Dr. Pitman Potter (2008)
  • Professor J.C. Smith (2007)
  • Professor and Dean Emeritus Peter Burns, Q.C. (2007)
  • Dr. Janis Sarra (2007)
  • Professor Christine Boyle (2006)
  • Professor Michael Jackson, Q.C. (2006)

Outstanding Young Alumnus/Alumna Award

This award recognizes an alumnus/alumna of the Allard School of Law at UBC under 40 years of age whose endeavours in the practice of law, government service, the judiciary, business, legal academe, community service or other areas are worthy of recognition and have brought honour to the Faculty.

  • Ryan Dalziel (2012)
  • Katrina Pacey (2011)
  • Jamie Maclaren (2009)
  • John-Paul Boyd (2008)
  • Miranda Lam (2007)
  • Sharon Matthews (2006)