2019 Lexpert Zenith Awards: Celebrating Change Agents in Law

We are very excited to announce the theme of this year’s Lexpert Zenith Awards: Celebrating Change Agents in Law. We encourage nominations of individual lawyers who have made changes to the legal profession and to thought leadership. Winners may be drawn from law firms, corporate legal and government departments, academia and alternative legal careers. We expect many nominations that will help define: what is a Change Agent in the Canadian legal community? 

To start with, we are looking for nominations of individual lawyers who have moved the dial with respect to:

  • The betterment of client relationships
  • The delivery of alternative legal services
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Pro Bono
  • Community service by the profession
  • Technology in the legal profession
  • Alternative financing and currencies
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Accessibility to legal services
  • Accessibility to legal education
  • Redefining legal education
  • Redefining the practice of law
  • Redefining the role of lawyers
  • Thought leadership in the legal profession
  • Thought leadership in the wider community
  • Social media presence

The Selection Process comprises the following:

  1. Nominations will be invited and accepted from the Canadian legal community.
  2. Lexpert reserves the right to propose nominations.
  3. Emphasis will be placed on the nominees’ recent accomplishments (most recent 12-18 months)
  4. Regional diversity will be a criterion in Winner selection.
  5. Any information provided below may be used in Lexpert publications in the event the nominee wins.
  6. If you have questions regarding the nomination process, please contact Jean Cumming at jean.cumming@thomsonreuters.com.
  7. Nominations are to be sent electronically via this website and must reach Lexpert® by February 28, 2019.

Please note that * denotes mandatory fields

Nominee Information:

* * * * * Year of First Call to Bar

Nominator Information:

* * *

Nomination Form:

Describe the change that needed to be addressed: (3000 characters maximum)
* Describe the change that the nominee contributed, especially in the past 12-18 months. (1750 characters maximum)
* Describe Other Recognition and Awards (1000 characters maximum)

- Any words or other materials beyond this nomination form will not be distributed to Advisory Board members -