Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Prof. Brenda CossmanProf. Brenda Cossman, LLB 1986, is the recipient of a 2016 Lexpert Zenith Award.  This year’s awards were presented to those who have demonstrated excellence, action and thought leadership in ways that advanced diversity and inclusion in the legal profession and society.  Prof. Cossman has been at the forefront of matters relating to diversity and inclusion, including her important work on LGBQT issues, feminism, and sex workers, and the Faculty of Law is delighted that she has received this award in recognition of her scholarship. The Awards were presented at a gala dinner on June 20, 2016.

Congratulations as well to the other alumni who received a 2016 Lexpert Zenith Award:

  • Renatta Austin
  • Albert Hudec
  • Arleen Huggins
  • Sandra Ka Hon Chu
  • Rita Maxwell
  • Catherine Peters
  • Douglas Rienzo

Prof. Brenda Cossman (right) with PBSC national director Nikki Gershbain (left)
Prof. Brenda Cossman (right) at the gala dinner with Pro Bono Students Canada national director Nikki Gershbain (left), a longstanding member of the Zenith Awards Advisory Board who presented the award to Prof. Cossman