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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.

Martha McCarthy, LSMMedal, Law Society of Upper Canada

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The induction ceremony took place recently before an audience of approximately 1,070 persons during the recent 2012 Annual Meeting of the College in New York, New York.Membership in the College cannot exceed one percent of the total lawyer population of any state or province. There are currently approximately 5,838 members in the United States and Canada, including active Fellows, Emeritus Fellows, Judicial Fellows and Honorary Fellows. The College strives to improve and elevate the standards of trial practice, the administration of justice and the ethics of the trial profession. Qualified lawyers are called to Fellowship in the College from all branches of trial practice. The college is thus able to speak with a balanced voice on important issues affecting the legal profession and the administration of justice.

To commemorate this special day, a photograph was taken during the induction ceremony.

Martha McCarthy has become a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier associations in America.

Martha McCarthy has become a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier associations in America.

The American College of Trial Lawyers is composed of the best of the trial bar from the United States and Canada and is widely considered to be the premier professional trial organization in America. Founded in 1950, the College is dedicated to maintaining and improving the standards of trial practice, the administration of justice and the ethics of the profession. Through its Board of Regents, its general committees and its state and province committees, the College engages in a wide variety of activities to further those purposes”

“Fellowship is extended only by invitation, after careful investigation, to those experienced trial lawyers who have mastered the art of advocacy and whose professional careers have been marked by the highest standards of ethical conduct, professionalism, civility and collegiality”

Martha McCarthy is much deserving of the prestigious honour. All of us at Martha McCarthy & Company LLP extend our congratulations.

Martha McCarthy & Company LLP has been chosen directly by peers to be published in the Lexpert Directory as a leading practitioner.

Lexpert Leading Practitioner 2012
Martha McCarthy, along with Richard Wilson (Moderator), Mark Harper and Charlotte Burtuille-Cardew, will be speaking about The Current State of the Law of Marriage, its Equivalents, and Dissolution in Three Separate Legal Traditions: North America (US and Canada); The United Kingdom; and Civil Law, in France, Europe and beyond.

Martha McCarthy will be presenting on Thursday, April 19, 2012 at the American Bar Association Section of Family Law, 2012 Spring CLE Conference in South Beach, Florida.

Martha will be speaking about Equal Marriage in North America: Nine Years On.

The program examines the progress of law reform in this area and the unique legal issues confronting same-sex couples from one jurisdiction to another.

Martha McCarthy spoke at The Voice of the Child in Family Law, a program that focuses on the complex issues that arise when dealing with children involved in the litigation process.

Martha’s topic of discussion was about “Judicial Interviews & Meetings with Children: Proposed Recommendations”.