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  • Queen’s Counsel appointments named December 6, 2016Two distinguished Prince Edward Island lawyers have earned the prestigious Queen’s Counsel designation for 2016.

    “I am pleased to announce that Catherine Chaisson and Lisa Goulden have been selected as the 2016 appointments to Queen’s Counsel,” said Premier Wade MacLauchlan, minister of Justice and Public Safety and attorney general. “This honor represents the top recognition of one’s accomplishments in the field of law, and we are fortunate to have these two individuals working and living in our Island community.”

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  • The Right Honourable Paul Martin Sr. Scholarship October 25, 2016The Canadian Institute for Advanced Legal Studies is now accepting applications for THE RIGHT HONOURABLE PAUL MARTIN SR. SCHOLARSHIP.  Read More >
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