June 5, 2013
Martha McCarthy, LSM
Each year, the Law Society of Upper Canada awards its top honour — the Law Society Medal — to selected lawyers who have made a significant contribution to the profession. On May 29, 2013, Martha McCarthy received this honour at a special ceremony.
The award is given for outstanding service within the profession, whether in the area of practice, in the academic sphere, or in some other professional capacity where the service is in accordance with the highest ideals of the legal profession. It may be awarded for devotion to professional duties over a long term or for a single outstanding act of service.
The team at Martha McCarthy & Company LLP congratulate Martha on this tremendous honour.
January 24, 2013
Martha McCarthy & Company LLP welcomes Heather Hansen as Partner
The firm is pleased to announce that Heather Hansen has become a partner. Heather joined the firm upon her call to the bar in 2007. Since then she has developed into a passionate, successful and highly competent lawyer, respected by her colleagues and valued by her clients. Heather brings her creative and energetic attitude to all of her cases and has been assisting with firm management for several years. The firm congratulates her on this logical next step in her career.
January 17, 2013
Martha McCarthy has been appointed to the War Child Canada Board of Directors.
War Child Canada is a non-profit organization working with war-affected communities to help children reclaim their childhood through access to education, opportunity and justice. War Child takes an active role in raising public awareness about the impact of war on communities and the shared responsibility to act.
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January 12, 2013
Martha McCarthy is quoted in The Globe and Mail article “Ontario court grants same-sex divorce”
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