Awards and Recognition

Each year, the Manitoba Bar Association proudly honours excellence in the legal profession. If you know someone who has made a difference, we welcome your nominations.

Our branch presents up to 10 awards each year:

Access to Justice Award

The Access to Justice Award recognizes an MBA member for outstanding pro bono legal services or outstanding contributions on the issue of access to justice .It is one of eight MBA Recognition Awards, honouring colleagues who demonstrate excellence...

CBA National Awards

Our annual CBA National awards celebrate individual excellence, outstanding achievements and superior contributions to the association and the legal profession. We also recognize industry excellence through other awards, fellowships and recognitio...

Community Involvement Award

The Community Involvement Award recognizes an MBA member who has enhanced the image of the Association, the legal profession and/or the justice system through involvement in non-legal public service. It is one of eight MBA Recognition Awards, hono...

Council Member Award

The Council Member Award honours a member of Council whose contribution to the Association and its goals is particularly noteworthy. It is one of eight MBA Recognition Awards, honouring colleagues who demonstrate excellence and commitment to the l...

Distinguished Service Award

The Distinguished Service Award is presented to a member of the Bench or Bar who exemplifies the ideals of service to the legal profession and the community.

Equality Award

The Equality Award recognizes an MBA member whose actions have contributed to the promotion of equality within the legal profession. It is one of eight MBA Recognition Awards, honouring colleagues who demonstrate excellence and commitment to the l...

Headnotes & Footnotes Award

This award recognizes an MBA member for outstanding contribution to our newsletter, Headnotes & Footnotes. It is one of eight MBA Recognition Awards, honouring colleagues who demonstrate excellence and commitment to the law, the legal profession a...

Isabel Ross MacLean Hunt Award

The Isabel Ross MacLean Hunt Award celebrates an MBA member whose contributions as a role model for women lawyers deserves special recognition. It is one of eight MBA Recognition Awards, honouring colleagues who demonstrate excellence and commitm...

President's Award of Excellence

The President's Award of Excellence recognizes, honours and celebrates an MBA member for extraordinary contribution to the Association and its goals, in any manner. It is one of eight MBA Recognition Awards, honouring colleagues who demonstrate ex...

Pro Bono Award

The Pro Bono Award honours a lawyer(s) or law firm who donates professional services or funds towards the enhancement of public access to legal services in Manitoba through the Public Interest Law Centre of Legal Aid Manitoba.