On May 7, 2009, the Allard School of Law Alumni Association hosted its Achievement Awards. The event took place at the Four Seasons Hotel in Vancouver, BC. The celebration honoured the outstanding achievements of six members of the Allard School of Law community.
Martin R. Taylor, QC was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award for setting a high standard for volunteerism, philanthropy and professional accomplishment. He was recognized as an example for all who follow.
Trudi L. Brown, QC and Richard C.C. Peck, QC took home Alumni Awards of Distinction. These individuals were recognized for their outstanding achievements and endeavors in the practice of law, government service, the judiciary, business, legal academe, community service or other areas that have brought honour to the law school.
Faculty members Albert (Bertie) McClean, QC and Dean Catherine Dauvergne received Alumni Awards for Research in recognition of their research achievements that have advanced the Faculty’s reputation as a leading research institution.
Jamie Maclaren was awarded the Outstanding Young Alumnus Award. This award recognizes an alumnus/alumna under the age of 40 whose endeavours in the practice of law, government service, the judiciary, business, legal academe, community service or other areas are worthy of recognition and who have brought honour to the Allard School of Law.