The Toronto Lawyers Association will recognize Ontario Superior Court Justice Colin Campbell and former Law Society of Upper Canada treasurer Derry Millar at its Awards of Distinction for 2011. The awards honour outstanding contributions to law and the legal profession and will be held on Feb. 10.
Millar, a partner at WeirFoulds LLP, was first elected as a bencher of the law society in 1995 and served as treasurer from 2008 to 2010. He was also chairman of the LSUC’s finance committee and its interjurisdictional mobility committee. He was lead commission counsel for the Ipperwash Inquiry and is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.
Campbell was appointed to the bench in 1998 following a career in commercial litigation and competition law.
He led the task force on the discovery process in Ontario that resulted in the development of guidelines for e-discovery and sits on the advisory board of the Sedona Conference.