David C. Nahwegahbow, I.P.C. – Recipient of the 2011 Law Society of Upper Canada Medal

Please join the Indigenous Bar Association in congratulating David C. Nahwegahbow, I.P.C., upon receiving a Law Society of Upper Canada Medal.

The Law Society’s Medal is awarded to outstanding lawyers in Ontario in recognition of exceptional service. David is a founding member of the IBA and former IBA President. David has been widely recognized as an expert in Aboriginal Law and has long been an outstanding role model for Indigenous lawyers in Canada. David was named an ‘Indigenous Peoples’ Counsel’ or ‘IPC’ by the IBA in 2003, and in 2008 he received both the National Aboriginal Achievement Award for Law and Justice and the Anishnabek Lifetime Achievement Award from the Union of Ontario Indians.

David will receive the LSUC Medal in a public awards ceremony on Wednesday, May 25, 2011 at the Law Society of Upper Canada, Osgoode Hall, 130 Queen Street West, Toronto. The ceremony begins at 5:30pm and will be followed by a reception. We hope you will join us at the Awards to celebrate David’s achievements.