OBA Trusts and Estates Section Year End Dinner
The Ontario Bar Association (OBA), Trusts and Estates Section, year end dinner is taking place on Tuesday, May 31, 2011 at the Archeo (Distillery District), 55 Mill Street, Building 45, Toronto. The Reception begins at 5:30 p.m. with Dinner at 6:30 p.m. As Chair of the Section, I will have the pleasure of bringing the past year to a close. As well, the Section Executive for 2011/2012 year will be announced. The Section will also pay tribute to this year’s recipient of the OBA Award for Excellence in Trusts and Estates, Mary MacGregor.
The Award for Excellence was created to recognize exceptional contributions and achievements by members of the OBA to the area of trusts and estates.
The criteria for the award is demonstrated leadership in the trusts and estates bar through knowledge, experience, skill, commitment, passion and strength of character, plus all or some of the following:
· academic excellence through teaching at the Bar Admission Course, lecturing at a law school, participating in Continuing Legal Education and/or academic writing;
· participation in the OBA Trusts and Estates Section Executive or the Law Society of Upper Canada on wills, trusts and estate matters; and
· contribution to the development of wills, trusts and estate law.
Mary’s distinguished and esteemed career has included her unwavering commitment to, as well as the achievement of, excellence in these areas.
In addition to the Award for Excellence, the Widdifield Award and the Hoffstein Book Prize will be presented.
For more information, please contact Blossom Pangowish, OBA Sections Co-ordinator, at (416) 869-1047, ext 399, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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