Ken Meredith to receive Law Society Award

Kenneth E. Meredith will be presented with the Law Society Award for 2002, in recognition by the Benchers of his remarkable service as a member of the Bar and as a Justice of the Supreme Court. The Law Society Award is given every two years to honour the lifetime contributions of the truly exceptional within the profession and the legal community, based on integrity, professional achievements, service and reform

Mr. Meredith's career has embraced 23 years of practice as a commercial law lawyer in Vancouver, 10 years as editor of the Advocate, eight years as a Bencher and over 20 years as a Justice of the Supreme Court of BC.

His vision and commitment led to the establishment of a legal aid plan that has served British Columbians for the past 30 years and to founding of the Law Foundation of British Columbia in 1969, which has played a critical role in funding legal aid, law libraries, legal education, legal research and law reform in the province.

Presentation of the Law Society Award to Mr. Meredith will take place at the Bench and Bar Dinner, co-sponsored by the Law Society and the BC Branch of the CBA, on November 21 in Vancouver.

If you would like to attend the Bench & Bar Dinner, ticket orders may be faxed to the CBA, BC Branch office. A copy of the event flyer and order form are available in the Events Calendar section of the Law Society website at www.lawsociety.bc.ca.