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Anyone who has graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School with a JD, LLB, LLM, PhD or DJur degree or before 1961, and has received his or her call to the bar following study at Osgoode, is eligible to be nominated or may apply in the following categories:

Achievement recognizes exceptional professional success and leadership.  Candidates will demonstrate:

  • a record of professional accomplishment;
  • proven leadership and commitment in their chosen field;
  • recognizable contribution to the Law School and/or the community at large.

One-to-Watch is awarded to recent graduates who have demonstrated exceptional professional achievement.  Candidates will have graduated from the JD program in the last 10 years and demonstrate:

  • high levels of achievement early in their chosen career or profession;
  • leadership ability;
  • recognizable contribution to the Law School and/or the community at large.

Public Sector recognizes the achievements of public sector or government lawyers and members of the judiciary. Candidates will demonstrate:

  • sustained outstanding service or a specific extraordinary accomplishment;
  • significant contributions to social justice or public service;
  • recognizable contribution to the Law School and/or the community at large.

Service acknowledges significant contributions to Osgoode Hall Law School.  Candidates will demonstrate:

  • leadership and commitment through activities such as the Alumni Board of Directors, the Mentor Program, fundraising, teaching or other activities that advance of the Law School’s objectives or goals.

How to Apply/Nominate

Selection is made by the Awards Committee of the Alumni Association Board of Directors.  Please provide a detailed letter that describes how the applicant/nominee meets the criteria of the particular award.  Additional documents such as a Curriculum Vitae  or letters of support may be submitted.