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  • Catherine Chaisson awarded 2016 Distinguished Community Service Award June 24, 2016In early 2007, the Law Society was approached by Nancy and Derek Key to assist in establishing the Distinguished Community Service Award “to honour, recognize and celebrate the valuable contribution that members have made to various community organizations at the local, provincial or national level, as well as to showcase the vast spectrum of voluntary services that members provide to the community at large”.   The 2016 Distinguished Community Service Award was presented to Catherine Chaisson during the Annual Presidents Dinner, June 24, 2016.

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  • Queen's Counsel Appointments Announced December 17, 2015Two distinguished Prince Edward Island lawyers have earned the prestigious Queen’s Counsel designation for 2015. “I am pleased to announce that Krista MacKay of Summerside and Patsy MacLean of Cornwall have been selected as the 2015 appointments to Queen’s Counsel,” said Premier and Minister of Justice and Public Safety and Attorney General Wade MacLauchlan. “This honor represents the top recognition of one’s reputation and accomplishments in the field of law, and we are fortunate to have them working and living in our Island community.”

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