Asher Honickman, Law’10, who has already become a partner with a Toronto law firm, co-founded two organizations advocating the rule of law in Canada and appeared before the Supreme Court, is this year’s winner of the Dan Soberman Outstanding Young Alumni Award.

Accomplished young litigator wins 2020 Dan Soberman Award

Asher Honickman, Law’10, who has already become a partner with a Toronto law firm, co-founded two organizations advocating the rule of law in Canada and appeared before the Supreme Court, is this year’s winner of the Dan Soberman Outstanding Young Alumni Award.
Professor Alyssa King came up with a way for Canada to contribute to global efforts in documenting COVID-19’s effect on justice systems around the world. She launched a “COVID and the Courts” web page to track and archive the different COVID-related changes to court and alternative dispute resolution procedures in each Canadian province and territory.

King keeps Canadians up to date on COVID’s impact on courts

Professor Alyssa King launched a "COVID and the Courts" web page to track and archive the different COVID-related changes to court and ADR procedures in each province and territory.
Recently appointed Associate Dean Art Cockfield, Law’93, oversees academic policies for the JD program and helps plan the school’s responses to the Coronavirus pandemic. “I’m looking forward to finding ways to enhance the Faculty’s relationship with our students via remote technologies,” he says. “I think there is potential to move forward.”

Cockfield combats COVID and more in new role

Recently appointed Associate Dean Art Cockfield, Law’93, oversees academic policies for the JD program and helps plan the school’s responses to the Coronavirus pandemic.
Colette Koopman, Law’20, Shailaja Nadarajah, Law’21, and Ross Denny-Jiles, Law’22, share their experiences during an unprecedented final seven weeks of term, when what stood out was the “collegiality, care and thoughtfulness of the Queen’s Law community.”

Queen’s collegiality trumps COVID at end of term

Three students share their experiences during an unprecedented final seven weeks of term, when what stood out was the “collegiality, care and thoughtfulness of the Queen’s Law community.”
To give frontline workers a degree of order and certainty in their personal affairs amid the pandemic, 14 alumni are among the local lawyers offering the “Pay What You Can Afford” Wills Program.

Local lawyers pay it forward to help essential workers

To give frontline workers a degree of order and certainty in their personal affairs amid the pandemic, 14 alumni are among the local lawyers offering the “Pay What You Can Afford” Wills Program.
Law’19 articling student Egi Troka has come up with an innovative way to bridge a knowledge gap between law and technology during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond.

Law’19 grad launches legal innovation platform amid COVID crisis

Egi Troka, Law’19, launched Innovate Law, a website that brings lawyers and innovators together to collaborate on creating legal tech solutions that will help lawyers and the legal system continue to provide access to justice during a crisis.