Media Advisory - 2014 Distinguished Service Awards

CALGARY, Jan. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - The Law Society of Alberta and Canadian Bar Association - Alberta branch are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 Distinguished Service Awards and invite media to the Awards Luncheon. The Distinguished Service Awards celebrate excellence in the legal profession and recognize the outstanding contributions of Alberta lawyers.

Legal Scholarship - Professor Shannon K. O'Byrne

Service to the Community - Lonny L. Balbi, QC

Service to the Profession - Norman F.W. Picard, QC

Pro Bono Legal Service - Erin J. Runnalls

Additional details on each recipient are available on the Law Society website.

WHAT:  2014 Distinguished Service Awards Luncheon
Media availability with award recipients
Friday, January 31, 2014
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. (Awards Luncheon)
1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. (Interview Opportunities)
WHERE:  The Westin, Calgary
Britannia Ballroom

Media are welcome to take photos throughout the event. A media table will be available during the Awards Ceremony and lunch will be provided. Interview opportunities will follow the luncheon. To confirm attendance for this event, please contact the Law Society representative below.

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SOURCE: Law Society of Alberta

For further information:

Avery Buye
Communications Advisor
Law Society of Alberta

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