Olivia Gajadhar

Lionel Locksley Jones – A Legacy and Inspiration

Born in Edmonton on August 21, 1938, Lionel Locksley Jones was an inspiring lawyer and judge who broke many barriers throughout his career. Called to the Bar in 1964, Jones was the second Black person and the first Black man admitted to the Law Society of Alberta. He worked as a legislative draftsman, a crown prosecutor in the Office of …

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Irwin Law Authors Appointed to the Order of Canada

On December 29, 2021, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada announced 135 appointments to the Order of Canada. The new appointees included two Companions (C.C.), 39 Officers (O.C.), one honorary Member, and 93 Members (C.M.). Two of our authors (Ed Ratushny and Janet Walker) have been appointed to the Order of Canada, which is one of our country’s highest civilian honours. They take to …

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