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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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  • Mary Lynn Kane, Q.C. named to Bertha Wilson Honour Society by Schulich School of Law December 14, 2015The Bertha Wilson Honour Society at the Schulich School of Law recognizes our extraordinary alumni and showcases their geographic reach and contributions to law and society. Each year, one alumnus or alumna from each of our association's branches – along with up to three additional alumni nominated by the Board of the Society of the Bertha Wilson Honour Society.  Mary Lynn Kane, Q.C., managing partner at Cox and Palmer is one of 8 alumni have been inducted into the Bertha Wilson Honour Society for 2015. Read More >
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