The nominee will be an advocate who is a member of the Law Society of Alberta who practices primarily in Alberta and who will have a demonstrated record of mentoring advocates in Alberta. In considering the nominee’s record of mentorship, the Selection Committee will consider the following criteria:
- The promotion or development of mentees’ leadership skills and the facilitation of mentees’ growth into leaders within the Alberta bar;
- Promotion of the career development of mentees within their firms and/or places of work;
- Promotion of the growth of mentees as advocates, including by taking time to provide mentees with practical feedback and guidance to develop their advocacy skills;
- Promotion of diversity and inclusion within the profession through mentorship and sponsorship; and
- Demonstration of a high degree of integrity and professionalism as a role model for young advocates.
Nominations are now open for The Alberta Excellence in Mentoring Award. Nominate a deserving Alberta advocate by January 22, 2024. The award will be presented at The Advocates' Society Annual Alberta Gala on April 18, 2024.