Dan Lester Wins Outstanding Lawyer Award

On May 30, 2019, the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association presented Dan Lester with the Martin Wunder, QC Outstanding New Lawyer Award.

The Martin Wunder, Q.C. Outstanding New Lawyer Award is awarded to an OTLA member in recognition of exceptional commitment to and promotion of the advancement of OTLA’s Mission: To fearlessly champion through the pursuit of the highest standards of advocacy the cause of those who have suffered injury or injustice. Candidates must have practiced law for less than 10 years and be nominated by an OTLA Member in good standing. The successful recipient will have demonstrated participation in activities and programs to improve our legal system and its responsiveness to those for whom we advocate. The individual will have displayed professional proficiency, undertaken trials, service to the profession and service to the community.

In presenting the award to Dan, OTLA noted Dan’s commitment to justice and commitment to his client’s.

This is the first time that this award has been presented to a lawyer outside of Southern Ontario.


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