Awards & Recognition

Nominations for the 2020 Georges A Goyer, QC Memorial Award for Distinguished Service are open.

This award recognizes the exceptional contributions and/or achievements by any resident of British Columbia:

  • to the legal profession in British Columbia; or
  • to jurisprudence in British Columbia or Canada; or
  • to the law or development of the law in British Columbia; or
  • a significant law-related benefit to the residents of British Columbia

Complete the nomination form by Monday, December 7, 2020. Learn more about this award here.

Equality and Diversity Award

Celebrates the accomplishments of a CBABC member who has succeeded in advancing equality in the legal profession or generally in British Columbia.

Innovative Workplace Award

Recognizes lawyers, law firms or organizations who demonstrate leadership in promoting workplace innovation within the practice of law.

Law Student Awards

In recognition of the law students who best exemplify CBABC ideals at the University of British Columbia, the University of Victoria and Thompson Rivers University.

President's Medal

Awarded by the CBABC president, this medal recognizes a significant contribution to the profession during the President's term.