Franklin O. Leger, Q.C. Award

Franklin O. Leger, Q.C.

Award

I am pleased to announce that John D. Townsend, Q.C., is the 2016 Franklin O. Leger Q.C. Award recipient.

The Franklin O. Leger Q.C. Award is given in recognition of outstanding meritorious service, dedication, or contribution in accordance with the highest ideals of the legal profession.

This award, the most prestigious conferred by the Law Society, is named in honour of Franklin O. Leger, Q.C., a distinguished lawyer who has provided exceptional service to the Law Society of New Brunswick, the legal profession, and the public during his many years of practice.

Members are invited to attend a reception on Friday, November 25, 2016, from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm, at the Law Society office, located at 68 Avonlea Court in Fredericton.

RSVP by November 18, 2016, by email to general@lawsociety-barreau.nb.ca or by phone to (506) 458-8540.

 

George P. L. Filliter, Q.C.
President
Law Society of New Brunswick

 


 

Nominations for the 2016 Franklin O. Leger, Q.C., Award must be submitted by May 31, 2016.  

 

Click on the following link to download the 2016 nomination form:  2016 Nomination Form (PDF)

 

The Franklin O. Leger, Q.C. Award is given in recognition of outstanding meritorious service, dedication or contribution in accordance with the highest ideals of the legal profession.

This award, the most prestigious conferred by the Law Society, is named in honour of Franklin O. Leger, Q.C., a distinguished lawyer who has provided exceptional service to the Law Society of New Brunswick, the legal profession and the public during his many years of practice.

The Leger Award recognizes service to the profession above and beyond the call of each member’s duty which may include one or many of the following accomplishments to or on behalf of the Law Society:

  • Excellence in quality of service advising, representing or serving the Law Society;
  • Exceptional service or contributions to or on behalf of the Law Society;
  • Enhancing the role of the Law Society; 
  • Contributions to the governance of the legal profession; and
  • Outstanding, conspicuous, sustained or dedicated excellence in the practice of law, service or contributions to or on behalf of the profession and other legal professional associations and organizations.

 

 

 

RECIPIENTS

  • Brenda J. Lutz, Q.C. (2015)
  • John D. Townsend, Q.C. (2016)