The Catzman Award for Professionalism and Civility
The Catzman Award was created in 2008 by the Catzman Family together with The Advocates’ Society and the Chief Justice of Ontario’s Advisory Committee on Professionalism. It’s awarded in memory of the Honourable Marvin A. Catzman
of the Court of Appeal for Ontario.
This annual Award recognizes individuals who demonstrate the qualities exemplified by Justice Catzman throughout his distinguished career, including:
- An exemplary knowledge of the law;
- Integrity, fairness and civility;
- Generosity of time and expertise, with a commitment to mentorship and/or legal education; and
- Dedication to the highest ideals of the legal profession
The recipient must be a lawyer in good standing with The Law Society of Ontario and is not required to be a member of The Advocates’ Society.
The recipient must be a lawyer in good standing with The Law Society of Ontario and is not required to be a member of The Advocates' Society.
The Award will be presented at the Opening of the Courts in September 2020 and acknowledged at The Advocates' Society End of Term Dinner in June 2021.
Nomination Deadline May 29, 2020
Please complete all sections of the form and attach the nominee's C.V. and two (2) letters of support (to a maximum of two (2) pages).
2009 – Stanley G. Fisher, Q.C.
2010 - Jeffrey S. Leon, LSM
2011 - Bryan A. Carroll and John Norris
2012 - Connie Reeve
2013 - L. David Roebuck & W.A. Derry Millar
2014 - Michal Fairburn
2015 - Samuel S. Marr
2016 - Donald Bayne
2017 - Kenneth Cole
2018 - Tom Curry
2019 - Gregory Richards