Every year, 50 of Canada’s 90,000 lawyers are recognized for their outstanding achievements and awarded the coveted LEXPERT Zenith Award.
Congratulations to our Founder and Chief Information Officer, Antree Demakos for winning this prestigious award two years in a row.
This year, the Zenith Award ‘Celebrated Women in Law’, and the Keynote Speaker was Justice Rosalie Silberman Abella, Supreme Court of Canada.
2017 Award ~ ‘Celebrating Women in Law’
Antree Demakos with Navi Gill, Senior Crown Counsel, BC Ministry of Justice
As a special honour, and for helping millions of Canadians, Legal Line flyers and guides were singled out as the only materials distributed to the 600 VIP guests in attendance at the Gala Dinner and Award Presentation including members from:
This award has taken on new significance as The Law Society of Ontario has recently added a new Equity, Diversity and Inclusion requirement for all of it’s licensed members, whether they are currently practising law or providing legal services.
In particular, the Society requires that individuals “adopt and abide by a Statement of Principles that acknowledges their obligation to promote equality, diversity and inclusion generally, and in their behavior towards colleagues, employees, clients and the public”.
For more information see The Lexpert Business Law Report June 23/2017.