Day: August 2, 2018

CPLED Bar Admission Program Award of Distinction

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By Christine Johnston, CPLED Program Director

The Law Society is pleased to honor each of Zina L.B. Scott and Conor Holash with the Award of Distinction. Zina and Conor achieved the highest marks of students registered in the 2017-2018 CPLED Bar Admissions Program.

Zina obtained her Juris Doctor with Distinction from the University of Saskatchewan in 2017.  During law school, Zina participated in numerous academic competitions, was a member the Law Students’ Association executive and a Managing Editor of the College of Law student periodical, The Caveat Lector.  Zina articled with McKercher LLP in Regina and recently joined the firm as an associate where she maintains a general practice with a focus on civil litigation.

Conor received his law degree from the University of Alberta, where he was an avid participant in moot court competitions.  He was a member of the winning team of the Bennet Jones Cup in Health Law Advocacy, where he also received the award for Best Oralist.  Hailing from Prince Albert, Conor returned there to article with Novus Law Group.  He continues at Novus Law as an associate with an interest in civil litigation.

Congratulations to Zina, Conor and all students who completed the 2017-2018 CPLED program!