Harry Rankin, QC Pro Bono Award

David Wotherspoon, the 2019 Harry Rankin, QC Pro Bono Award recipient, is committed to representing people facing seemingly insurmountable odds – people in need of creative, experienced and dedicated counsel.


About the Award

In recognition of the immense contribution of Harry Rankin, QC in supporting access to justice for the poor, the CBABC resolved to establish an annual reward to recognize outstanding contributions by a member of CBABC in the area of pro bono work.

Eligibility

Any resident of BC (except a current member of the Executive of the CBABC) is eligible for the award.

Frequency

This award is presented annually.

Presentation

The award is presented by the CBABC President and the Awards & Recognition Committee at the June Provincial Council meeting.

Nomination Procedure

The Award is ajudicated by the Awards & Recognition Committee.

Selection Process

The award shall be granted at the discretion of the Awards & Recognition Committee. The recipient will be selected by the Awards & Recognition Committee at their sole discretion.

Previous Recipients
  • 2018 - Gregory Heywood
  • 2017 - Donna Turko
  • 2016 - Sheila Tucker
  • 2015 - Claire Hunter
  • 2014 - Jamie F. Maclaren
  • 2013 - Donald J. Sorochan, QC
  • 2012 - Bruce F. Fraser, QC
  • 2011 - John-Paul Boyd
  • 2010 - N/A
  • 2009 - N/A
  • 2008 - Angus Gunn
  • 2007 - Carman Overholt, QC
  • 2006 - Dugald Christie
  • 2005 - Darrell Roberts, QC
  • 2004 - Ronald F T MacIsaac
Additional Information 

CBABC Awards
(604) 687-3404 or 1 (888) 687-3404
awards@cbabc.org