Faculty of Law 2019 convocation

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H. Markham Silver

H. Markham Silver, Q.C. Criminal Justice Fund

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce the creating of the H. Markham Silver, Q.C. Criminal Justice Fund, which honours the life and legacy of Markham Silver, QC, and his lifelong commitment to providing people in need with access to justice. The award will support graduating students who intend to pursue a career in the area of criminal justice within a small firm, not for profit, legal clinic or as a solo practitioner.  

Law students

Society of Law Students Bursary

The Society of Law Students (SLS) Bursary was established to help remove financial barriers to legal education. Created by students and for students, the bursary provides financial support to JD students at UCalgary Law.

Faculty of Law news

Posthumous bar call honours alum truly passionate about the law

Armin Mojtahedi, JD’16, passed away before he could be called to the bar so his law school friends lobbied the Law Society to recognize him; ceremony is Sept. 29

Work experience paves scholarship recipient's path to UCalgary law school

Jeremy Zantua’s commitment to helping others earns them law school’s biggest scholarship, the Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP Entrance Scholarship

Grad student, alumna named most influential lawyers

Annual list from Canadian Lawyer consists of lawyers who display a passion for justice, human rights advocacy, and societal equity, and are all influencing standards and attitudes with their outstanding professional abilities.