Frank Walwyn, senior litigation partner at WeirFoulds, is set to receive the Ontario Bar Association’s 2016 Award for Distinguished Service at an award ceremony in Toronto on April 20, 2016.
The Ontario Bar Association (OBA) Award for Distinguished Service recognizes Frank’s exceptional career contributions to the legal profession in Ontario by his colleagues and peers. Frank is known for his contributions to the legal community, and for his resourceful approach to litigating some of the most challenging business cases in Canada and the Caribbean.
Frank was recently inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in North America. He is repeatedly named as one of Canada’s top lawyers in the area of Corporate and Commercial Litigation in Best Lawyers® in Canada, and is a Past President of the Canadian Association of Black Lawyers (CABL). Frank is a member of the bars of Ontario, Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Barbados, Belize, the British Virgin Islands, Dominica, Grenada and St. Kitts & Nevis.
The Ontario Bar Association (OBA), a branch of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA), represents 17,000 lawyers, judges, notaries, law teachers and law students from across the province. Approximately two-thirds of all practising lawyers in Canada belong to the CBA. The CBA is the leader and voice of Canada’s legal profession.
For more information about the Distinguished Service Award,visit the OBA website.