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Dugald Christie Award for Advice Services

Dugald Christie

We give this award each year to a volunteer lawyer or law firm showing outstanding commitment to serving low-income British Columbians at one of our Summary Advice Program community clinics. 

 

 

Our Dugald Christie Award for Advice Services is given each year to a volunteer lawyer or law firm showing extraordinary commitment to pro bono service through our Summary Advice Program. The award is named in honour of the late Dugald Christie who was the founder of the Western Canada Society to Access Justice. 

 

Past Recipients

2024  Scott Taylor 2014  Hartney & Company
2023  Peter Shrimpton 2013  Les Blond
2019-22  (not awarded)  2012  Daniel Barker
2018  Katherine Wellburn 2011  Allison Sawyer
2017  Shannon Williams 2010  Dale Darychuk
2016  Ram Joubin 2009  Thomas F. Braidwood
2015  Forrest Nelson 2008  Catalin Mitelut

 

We give this award each year to a volunteer lawyer or law firm demonstrating extraordinary commitment to representing low-income individuals in courts or tribunals.
We give this award each to an office or field volunteer who has demonstrated exemplary passion and dedication in working alongside our staff and other volunteers to administer pro bono services.
We give this award each year to a volunteer lawyer or law firm showing outstanding commitment to serving low-income British Columbians at one of our Summary Advice Program community clinics.